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Articling at The City of Calgary

"My articles at The City of Calgary Law Department provided me with a great deal of experience in many areas of practice. I did not realize how fulsome The City's articles would be and loved all the opportunities that were provided to me."
- Former Articling Student

With more than 50 lawyers ​The City of Calgary Law Department​ is headed by City Solicitor, Glenda Cole, Q.C, and includes an array of paralegal, secretarial and administrative staff. The Law Department functions as a full service legal firm for the corporation. The variety of the work undertaken in the Law Department is extensive and often relates to high-profile matters of considerable public importance.
The Law Department hires one student for its Articling Program each year. The successful candidate gains knowledge and experience in each of the sections of the Law Department including Civil Litigation, Corporate Services, Planning & Environment, Real Estate & Expropriation and Research, Legislative Services & Administrative Law.

Articles with The City of Calgary Law Department, expose students to a great variety of legal issues. Lawyers in the Law Department have an open door policy and are willing to spend time with the student to assist and direct them when necessary. The Law Department benefits from a full-service library managed by professional staff.