Articling at Fillmore Riley LLP

Your future is our future.

At Fillmore Riley, we know that the strength of our firm comes from attracting and keeping talented lawyers. We also know that when we invest in your future, we invest in our own. That’s why we take the responsibility of giving our students a comprehensive articling experience very seriously.

We offer our students a well-rounded, rewarding experience in a forward-thinking, full-service firm. As one of our articling students, you will enjoy a friendly, collegial culture and professional work environment that includes having your own office.

We have even developed our own “Gatekeeper System” that gives our students a consistent, well-balanced and manageable work flow. Read more about it at

Why Fillmore Riley LLP?
A tradition of growth from within.

Over the past decade, more than 90 per cent of our articling students have been offered positions with our firm. Over the last seven years, 100 percent of the students have joined the firm on a full-time basis.

Salary & benefits for articling students.

Our articling students receive compensation that is competitive with other leading law firms in Manitoba and enjoy two weeks of paid vacation. Our students also receive coverage under a comprehensive group insurance plan which includes health, travel and life insurance benefits.

Fillmore Riley also covers:

  • Bar Admission Course fees
  • Fees for various Bar Association and Law Society seminars and lectures
  • Call and yearly practising fees for students joining our firm as lawyers

How to Apply

Fillmore Riley LLP has filled the positions for the 2018-19 articling year. Please check back in March 2018 for details about the application process for the 2019-20 articling year.  When the time comes to put together your application package, we expect it to include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Undergraduate Transcript (copy or PDF of original, not web based)
  • Law Transcript (copy or PDF of original, not web based)

In the meantime, if you would like any information about Fillmore Riley’s Articling Program, please contact Wes Burrows at