Associate Lawyer

Real Estate, Corporate Law, Wills & Estate Planning

Stratford and Listowel Offices

Monteith Ritsma Phillips Professional Corporation is currently seeking an Associate Lawyer to join their growing team.  This is a position for an ambitious lawyer with experience in Real Estate, Corporate Law, Wills and Estate Planning. The firm is looking for a self-starter, a determined demeanor and an ambitious work ethic.

To be the successful candidate you will:

  • Be legally entitled to practice law in Canada;

  • Be a member in good standing with the Ontario Bar;

  • Have a professional manner with excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to develop strong relationships with clients;

  • Have a strong academic background;

  • Have strong organization and teamwork skills;

  • Be able to multi-task and meet tight deadlines;

  • Be able to independently manage and maintain a high-volume case load.


Consider joining our firm:

Monteith Ritsma Phillips is located in Stratford, Mitchell, Listowel and Tavistock. Our wealth of legal experience, combined with a progressive approach to the practice of law, ensures that our clients come first. Our team of lawyers and dedicated support staff share the belief that by offering timely, high quality legal services we will continue to earn our clients’ confidence and trust.

Stratford is a City on the Avon River within Perth County. Stratford is noted for the Stratford Festival. The serene area, including Tom Patterson Island, is the perfect place for a picnic, to exercise or even swan sightings while enjoying the outdoors. There are outdoor and indoor recreation facilities such as trails, parks and indoor training spaces.  Stratford has such a natural beauty, with a kind-hearted community and a thriving arts scene.

Listowel is a friendly community located within North Perth that offers an affordable cost of living. Listowel is known for Paddyfest, a two-week festival surrounding St. Patrick’s Day. There are numerous indoor and outdoor recreation facilities such as parks, community centres and recreation complexes. Listowel’s trail system travels through agricultural land, downtown cores, parks, and former railways and can be enjoyed all four season on foot, by bike, horseback riding, skiing or snowshoeing.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence via email to: careers@stratfordlawyers.com or click the link below.


​We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Various background checks will be performed on the successful candidate. We are dedicated to maintaining a respectful, fair and equitable work environment, and welcomes submissions from all qualified applicants.  If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process it will be available upon request.  This job posting is available in an accessible format upon request.