LEGAL ASSISTANT

(open until April 20th, 2022)

Who we are looking for:

Energetic, experienced full-time Legal Assistants to work closely with our lawyers and paralegals, primarily in the areas of family law, administration, and bookkeeping.

 

What you need:

  • High level of professionalism and strict ability to deal with sensitive and confidential information;

  • Experience in delivery of legal or other administrative services;

  • Highly developed organization and communication skills;

  • Maturity and confidence in managing multiple tasks and priorities, as well as the ability to work independently, in a fast-paced environment;

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, exhibiting a high level of attention to detail;

  • Strong keyboarding and computer skills with a high level of accuracy and proficiency in Outlook, Word and Excel;

  • A strong work ethic, delivering service with energy and enthusiasm;

  • Preference will be given to graduates of a recognized post-secondary paralegal or office administration program, and/or applicants with specific experience as a legal assistant;

  • Ability to communicate in German would be an asset.

  

What we need from you:

  • Prepare correspondence, presentations, and documents of a legal and non-legal nature;

  • Act as a point of contact to ensure clients have the appropriate information including file updates, process or procedural changes, and other general matters;

  • Opening new client files and updating client records;

  • Organize, and maintain files in the firm’s filing system, electronic shared directory, and in the file/document management databases;

  • Ensure that files/filing is up to date and brought forward for review by lawyers as required;

  • Communication with clients and others, including answering phones, emails and responding to inquiries;

  • Bookkeeping duties including client invoicing, bank reconciliations, and accounts payable.

 

What you will receive:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience in a range of $30,000-45,000, as well as:

  • Participation in a subsidized group benefit plan;

  • Combination of remote and in office work, as appropriate after probationary period;

  • Paid vacation;

  • Paid sick days;

  • Supportive and inclusive work environment;

  • Opportunity for career advancement within the firm.

If you are interested in joining an enthusiastic, hard-working yet life-embracing team, where you can expand your skills and develop your potential in a supportive environment, please fill in the form below.

Applications submitted via the Facebook portal will not be reviewed.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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