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To become a lawyer in Ontario, candidates must complete either the Law Practice Program or the Articling Program to satisfy the experiential training component of the Lawyer Licensing Process.


KPA Lawyers has employed several articling students and proudly continues to do so. At this time, KPA does not recruit from the LPP program.

Students receive practical experience in litigation and practice management. This experience includes drafting court documents, representing clients in court, using industry software, and applying academic training in real cases.

Interested candidates are welcome to reach out to us at any time by clicking here.


Does KPA recruit articling students?

Yes, we do! If you'd like to connect with us, then give us a shout!

Is there a job interview involved?

Yes, students applying for an articling position at KPA Lawyers must attend a job interview in person at our office.

Are there any eligibility criteria?

Yes, students must meet the following requirements to be considered for an articling position at KPA Lawyers:

  • Be currently enrolled in or have completed an accredited LLB or JD program in Canada; and

  • Be properly registered with the Law Society of Ontario's articling process.

Are there any language requirements?

Articling students must have excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

Does KPA pay articling students?

Yes, we do! Articling students are compensated on a semi-monthly salary (twice per month) plus miscellaneous expenses. KPA does not pay for students' LSO articling registration fee, barrister's robes, or licensing examination fees.

I applied, now what?

We read every application; however, please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We kindly ask that candidates do not call us to follow up on their applications.

How long is articling?

10 months.

Are articling students considered for rehire after their terms?

We occasionally do recruit for first-year associate positions from our pool of articling students, but this is rare.