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Litigation Associate

| September 19, 2023

Our Firm:

Bryan & Company is a pre-eminent Western Canadian law firm dedicated to delivering an extremely high level of legal service and acting as trusted advisors to our clients. We support our clients in achieving their goals by being practical, efficient, and responsive. We focus on the interplay that exists between business and legal disciplines in creating effective solutions for our clients.

Bryan & Company is a valued member of Ally Law, a global service network of 70+ independent law firms that help provide localized business intelligence and a global reach. Member firms are extended an invitation only after strict vetting and are continuously evaluated against rigorous service standards. Our membership with Ally Law is a testament to the quality of legal service we provide.

The Opportunity:

Title: Litigation Associate
Reports To: Partnership
Location: Edmonton, AB

With a diversified portfolio of clients across a wide variety of industries, our litigation group has experience in all levels of court and is well-equipped to handle a variety of disputes ranging from Provincial Court claims to complex multiparty actions at the King’s Bench and federal court and tribunal levels.

As an Associate, you will have the opportunity to work on complex cases, further develop your legal skills, and contribute to the growth and success of our firm. You will be responsible for providing support in various legal matters, including contributing to case research, document drafting, and client interaction. This is an excellent opportunity to make a meaningful impact while working alongside talented lawyers in a collaborative and entrepreneurial environment.

Associates play a pivotal role in representing our clients across a spectrum of litigation matters and actively engage in all facets of litigation support, from conducting legal research, analyzing statutes and regulations, to providing clients with legal opinions and recommendations.

Additionally, you will be entrusted with crafting an array of legal documents, including pleadings, motions, affidavits, and settlement agreements. Alongside these tasks, you will exhibit keen case management abilities, assuring case progression within established timelines, and maintaining comprehensive records. Collaborative teamwork within the firm is essential, as is the development and execution of sound legal strategies, all aimed at securing favorable outcomes for our clients.


  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: We value individuals who embrace innovation, take initiative, and demonstrate a proactive approach to problem-solving. As an Associate, you should have the drive to explore creative solutions and seize opportunities to contribute to our firm’s growth.
  • Team Collaboration: Our success is built on teamwork. Associates are expected to collaborate effectively with colleagues, sharing knowledge, and supporting one another to deliver outstanding results for our clients.
  • Fun and Positivity: We believe in fostering a positive and enjoyable work environment. Associates who bring a sense of fun, enthusiasm, and optimism contribute to a more vibrant workplace for everyone.
  • Pride in Excellence: We take pride in our work and strive for excellence in all that we do. As an Associate, you should have a commitment to delivering high-quality legal services and a dedication to upholding our firm’s reputation.
  • Authenticity: We encourage individuals to be themselves. We value authenticity, diversity, and inclusion, recognizing that our differences strengthen our team. Associates should feel empowered to bring their unique perspectives to the table.
  • Forward-Thinking: Our firm embraces a forward-looking approach to the practice of law. Associates are encouraged to stay current with legal developments, explore new strategies, and help shape the future direction of our firm.
  • Adaptability: The legal landscape is constantly evolving, and adaptability is key. Associates who can quickly adjust to changing circumstances, learn from experiences, and embrace new challenges contribute to our firm’s resilience and growth.

Education & Experience:

  • J.D. or LLB Degree from an accredited law school;
  • Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta;
  • Minimum 3 years litigation experience within a private practice environment;
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple case files, priorities, and deadlines; and
  • Track record of success meeting and exceeding client expectations.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.