Legal Associate

4.9 Blue J Legal – Toronto 30+ days ago
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Blue J Legal uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to make the law more transparent and accessible. The companys technology saves researchers hours of time and offers confident answers in challenging circumstances. Blue J Legal's initial products, Tax Foresight and Employment Foresight, help professionals make judgments for clients that are faster, more accurate, and predictably the same as the decisions that courts would reach in the same situation. While the company is beginning with tax and employment law, the technology is versatile and is being extended to cover other areas of law in the U.S., Canada and around the world.

We are looking for a Legal Associate to help build Blue J Legals technology across multiple areas of law and jurisdictions.

What you will do
  • Work closely with the Director of Legal Research and the entire legal team.
  • Research areas of law related to our technology development and develop recommendations on applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to these areas.
  • Review case law to identify relevant factors for our technology.
  • Contribute strategic thinking to the development of our product.
Who you are
  • JD or LL.B from a top Canadian or U.S. law school.
  • You have 1-3 years of relevant work experience.
  • You've always thought that technology can do more to improve the law and the legal profession.
  • You want a chance to create legal research tools using machine learning.
  • You're in Toronto (or want to move here).
What we offer you
  • A worthy mission---making the law transparent and accessible.
  • A collaborative, high-morale environment.
  • Competitive compensation, including benefits.
  • A professional life with agency and control.
Job Type: Full-time
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