The average salary for an Entry-Level Law Clerk in Toronto, Ontario is C$40,992 per year. A skill in Corporate is associated with high pay for this job.

C$30,244 - C$56,264
C$30K
C$41K
C$56K
MEDIAN: C$41,494
10%
50%
90%
C$11.96 - C$23.83
C$12
C$16
C$24
MEDIAN: C$16.39
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$56K
Salary C$30,244 - C$56,264
Bonus C$256 - C$3,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$29,951 - C$55,907
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 473
Hourly Data C$0C$28
Hourly Rate C$11.96 - C$23.83
Overtime C$20.00
Annual Data C$0C$55K
Bonus C$256 - C$3,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$29,951 - C$55,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

Job Description for Law Clerk

A law clerk's primary function is to perform research for a judge pertaining to legal issues before their court; they may work at the federal, state or municipal levels. Specific tasks performed by law clerks include drafting memoranda and opinions, preparing files for hearings and providing other support to judges as hearings are underway. They also review briefs to ensure they are accurate, as well as provide advice to the judge and others on their team related to cases.

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Law Clerk Tasks

  • Search for and study legal documents to investigate facts and law of cases.
  • Deliver or direct delivery of subpoenas to witnesses and parties to action, serve copies of pleas to opposing counsel.
  • Review and file pleadings, petitions and other documents relevant to court actions.
  • Research and analyze law sources to prepare drafts of briefs or arguments for review, approval and use by attorney.
  • Prepare affidavits of documents and maintain document files and case correspondence.

Law Clerk Job Listings

Key Stats for Law Clerk

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Law Clerk Salaries

Corporate
▲11%

Legal Document Review
▲2%

Litigation Case Management
▲2%

Client Interaction
▲1%

Filing Court Documents
▲1%

Legal Research
▲1%

Family Practice
▲1%

National Average
C$41,000

Document Preparation
▼1%

Typing
▼1%

Legal Compliance
▼1%

Drafting Correspondence
▼2%

Organizing
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼4%

Office Administration
▼5%

Real Estate
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 28%