For information regarding job opportunities with the Yukon courts, please contact the courts’ Legal Officer, Cathy Rasmussen, at 867-667-8637 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
For the 2021 summer, the courts are looking to hire a Summer Law Student to conduct work on access to justice and other research projects for the Supreme and Territorial courts under the direction of the courts’ Legal Officer. Details can be found at https://yukon.ca/en/student-job-listings-step
Please note that documents found in the site are in pdf and Microsoft Word formats.
Court of Appeal
The Court of Appeal for Yukon hears appeals of decisions made by the Territorial Court and the Supreme Court of Yukon in civil and criminal matters.
The Supreme Court of Yukon is the highest trial court in the territory, with broad jurisdiction to try a wide range of civil and serious criminal matters.
The Territorial Court deals with most adult criminal prosecutions under the Criminal Code and other federal statutes. The Territorial Court also hears all young offender matters and prosecutions under territorial laws.
Small Claims Court
The Small Claims Court hears civil cases in which the amount of money or the value of personal property being claimed is $25,000 or less.
The Federal Court reviews decisions of all federal boards, commissions or other tribunals, and hears cases where federal legislation provides for the right of appeal or review in the Court. The Court hears both criminal and civil cases.