Law Clerk with Drafting Correspondence Skills in Hamilton, Ontario Salary (Canada)

A Law Clerk with Drafting Correspondence skills in Hamilton, Ontario earns an average salary of C$32,500 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$23,019 - C$51,521
C$23K
C$35K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$35,000
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$55K
Salary C$23,019 - C$51,521
Bonus C$2,000
Total Pay (?
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C$23,678 - C$55,051
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Law Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲44%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
C$34,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 44%