Family Law Lawyers – Join Baker Newby: “Your Team for Success”
And that is not just our slogan for clients. Even in our own lawyers and staff, we believe that individual success is a critical component of our collective accomplishments. In our collaborative environment, every lawyer’s growth, aspirations, and accomplishments are valued and nurtured.
Baker Newby has immediate career opportunities for experienced Family Law Lawyers (ideally 3 to 5 years Call) in our Abbotsford and/or Chilliwack offices.
Come work in an established Family Law Practice with:
Cristen L. Gleeson, K.C., Managing Partner: Cristen joined Baker Newby in 2006, became a Partner in 2010 and joined Baker Newby’s management team in 2019. Cristen was appointed King’s Counsel in May 2023, and is known for being extremely tough and passionate about her work. Cristen has a commanding presence in the courtroom and does not shy away from difficult cases.
Laurence Scott, K.C.: Laurence’s reputation in the Fraser Valley precedes him. He has been a certified Family Law Mediator for eighteen years, and is also a certified Family Law Arbitrator and a certified Parenting Coordinator. Laurence was re-appointed a Governor of the Law Foundation for a second term in January 2020, and in that same year was elected a Director of the British Columbia Parenting Coordinator’s Roster Society.
Jessie N. Ramsay: Jessie was Called to the bar in 2015 and joined the Baker Newby partnership in July 2019. Jessie is on the executive of the Canadian Bar Association Family Law (Fraser Valley) section and is an accredited Family Law Mediator. Jessie is on the Boards of Directors for Stó:lō Community Futures, Stó:lō Service Agency, Chilliwack Community Services, and Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation.
Benjamin J. Lorimer: Ben completed his articles at Baker Newby, joined the Firm as an Associate upon his call to the bar in 2017, and joined the Partnership in January 2022. Outside of the office, Ben is a Director for the Chilliwack Hospice Society and a board member for Archway Community Services in Abbotsford.
Pamela Bakshi: Called to the Bar in 2018, Pam is enrolled in the CBABC Fraser Valley Family Law, Women Lawyers Forum and Young Lawyers sections, is a member of the Abbotsford District Bar Association and the Collaborative Association of Lower Mainland, and is also an accredited collaborative family lawyer and certified mediator
What Else We Offer
Open Doors and Open Minds: Approachable senior lawyers and a responsive management team create a nurturing environment for continuous learning and growth.
Advanced Support and Technology: State-of-the-art IT infrastructure and experienced paralegals and support staff ensure you have the tools and team you need to succeed.
Collaborative Success: Our team’s success is your success. Through ongoing mentorship and teamwork, we tackle complex legal challenges together.
Competitive and Compassionate Compensation: Our compensation structure is designed to reward growth and excellence, without losing sight of work-life balance.
Diverse and Challenging Work: An ever-growing client base provides a variety of engaging and rewarding legal work.
What We Expect
Commitment to Excellence: Your hard work and dedication reflect our collective commitment to outstanding legal service.
Entrepreneurial Spirit: We value innovative thinking and business acumen that contribute to our Firm’s growth and client satisfaction.
Positive Impact: A good attitude and respect for peers, staff, and clients are essential in fostering a positive and inclusive workplace culture.
Be Part of Our Vision
The Fraser Valley offers a lifestyle that balances urban conveniences with natural beauty. Enjoy a lower cost of living, easy commutes, and a plethora of outdoor activities and cultural experiences. Furthermore, with an unprecedented wave of experienced lawyers retiring from legal practices in the Fraser Valley, there emerges a wealth of opportunities for aspiring young lawyers eager to build a solid foundation and tap into a vast pool of work.
Visit www.bakernewby.com to learn more. Apply at email@example.com or contact Tim C. Wurtz, Administrator, at (604) 792-1376.
Join us in shaping a legal legacy that is anchored in values, driven by vision, and committed to community.