Dale & Lessmann LLP is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and with non-traditional qualifications. The firm has comprehensive policies ensuring employment equity and promoting a workplace free of harassment.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Our current opportunities


Our firm serves a sophisticated international and domestic clientele that values creative solutions and outstanding client service. We foster an entrepreneurial approach to practice, rewarding excellence in client service, professional development and business development with early partnership opportunities. Our mentoring program helps lawyers to develop quickly while enjoying a collegial atmosphere. We support the development of specialty skills and provide business development coaching and training that works to strengthen existing relationships and successfully develop new business opportunities. We are committed to maintaining an environment of personal growth, work-life balance, diversity, and to provide opportunities for lawyers to do what they do best. If you are looking to build your practice in a firm that delivers on these commitments, please submit your resumé to us in confidence. 


Our growing practice and the sophistication of our work, allow us to tailor the experiences of our summer and articling students to challenge the best students. We offer a two-part rotation of Corporate/Estates and Litigation/Real Estate which will help you to grow and learn quickly under a Partner's mentorship. Students are given a high degree of responsibility for the files assigned to them and will find themselves integrally involved as part of a client service team. Refer to our post on the NALP website for details concerning our 2020 summer student program.


Commencing 01/07/2019 for periods of 3 months we welcome applications from German-speaking ReferendarePraktikantenStudenten and Doktoranden from Austria, Germany and Switzerland interested in acquiring foreign experience in an internationally-oriented law firm. If you believe that you would enjoy dealing with Canadian and European clients, wish to gain an understanding of Canada's common law legal system, and have an excellent command of the English language, please submit your resumé.