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Provincial Court

Each year the Provincial Court of Saskatchewan selects two law students to participate in its 12-month clerkship program. One law clerk is based in Regina, the other in Saskatoon. Both have the opportunity to work with all judges of the Court.

Working as a law clerk offers the unique experience of being part of the judicial process at the start of your legal career. Clerking with the Provincial Court provides the law school graduate with a broad exposure to criminal and civil law practice.

Period of Employment

June 1, 2025, to May 31, 2026

Place of Work

Saskatoon position

Provincial Court House
220 – 19th Street East
Saskatoon, SK

Regina position

Provincial Court House
4th floor, 1815 Smith Street
Regina, SK

Professional Benefits

  • Introduction to practice before the Court in a broad range of criminal and civil law areas
  • Introduction to criminal and civil trials, pre-trial case management, Charter applications, pre-trial motions, voir dires, preliminary hearings, sentencing circles, and therapeutic courts
  • The opportunity to gain valuable insights into what makes for effective courtroom advocacy (oral and written): law clerks are in the unique position to informally discuss a proceeding and the materials filed in support with the sitting judge
  • The opportunity to develop excellent analytical, research, and legal writing skills with the guidance of judicial mentorship, enhanced by the insights gained from the clerkship experience
  • The opportunity to work closely with all judges; to work closely with a sitting judge on one case from beginning to end, and to experience being on circuit with the Court
  • Practical experience gained from a two-month placement at a law firm, Saskatchewan Justice, Saskatchewan Legal Aid, or a combination of any two of them, during the clerkship term
  • Fully computerized office with access to legal information services, including Advance Quicklaw and Westlaw Canada

Financial Benefits


  • Salary: $4,666.67 per month
  • Full pay during attendance at the Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education [CPLED] Bar Admission Program (Saskatchewan)


  • Vacation pay (in lieu of vacation leave) earned at the rate of 1.25 days per month
  • 12 scheduled days off during the period of employment, which can be used at any time during the year, subject to approval
  • 1.25 sick leave days per month (includes leave for family and bereavement purposes)


  • Flexible benefit of more than $800 to offset fees associated with fitness activities or counselling, financial advice or payment of student loans
  • Public Employees Extended Health Care Plan
  • Public Employees Pension Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Dental Plan
  • Disability Income Plan

Fees and Expenses

  • Payment of all CPLED program fees, reference materials and travel (mileage and hotel) expenses
  • Payment of the Canadian Bar Association membership fee
  • Payment of Canadian Bar Association Introduction of Students Dinner
  • Reimbursement of Criminal Record Check fee
  • Payment of Law Society fees, which includes:
    • Articles of Clerkship fee
    • Student-at-Law fee
    • Admission as a Lawyer fee

How To Apply

Applications must be received by February 12, 2024, and include:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • Official transcript of all post-secondary marks
  • Sample legal research paper
  • Three letters of reference

Applications, including letters of reference, may be sent by email to the address below.

Applications and requests for more information should be sent to:

Associate Chief Judge L. Wiegers
Provincial Court of Saskatchewan
4th Floor – 1815 Smith Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 2N5

Phone: (306) 787-3994
Fax: (306) 787-3933

Offer of Employment

Any offer of employment will be subject to the candidate successfully undergoing a criminal record check and graduating from a recognized College of Law before June 1, 2025.

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