Career Opportunities

Associate Lawyer, Family Law (New Glasgow)

Property Paralegal (Truro)

Corporate/Commercial Legal Assistant (Halifax - Hollis St.)

Administrative/Accounting Assistant (Halifax - Quinn St.)

Legal Assistant, Probate & Estate Planning (Bridgewater)


Patterson Law is constantly looking for new people to improve our practice. If you are interested in joining our firm, contact us or send your resume and a cover letter to the head of our recruitment committee by email at

Paralegal and Administrative Staff

It takes more than great lawyers to make a great law firm. We recognize that much of our firm’s success depends on the valuable support we receive from staff who share our lawyers’ commitment to quality and excellence. Whether you are just embarking on your career or are an accomplished legal support professional, we have the resources to support you in your career goals and achieve your full potential.

Our broad range of practice areas calls for a variety of skills, backgrounds and personalities. Our staff consists of legal assistants, paralegals, office services, accounting and IT staff. 

Where we have specific positions available we will post them; however, if after reading through this site you feel this is a firm in which you would like to work, please feel free to submit your resume as we will retain your information in the event an opportunity presents itself.

Read our Application & Interview Guide for Paralegals & Legal Assistants.

Email your resume to Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Student Programs

We offer a dynamic encouraging learning environment where you'll have the opportunity to engage in meaningful and rewarding work. Learn more about articling and summer student programs at Patterson Law.

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