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Legal Administrative Assistant - Intermediate/Senior

December 18 2017
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Civil law, Litigation, Litigation, Professionals (other), Support staff (other), Administrative assistant
Vancouver, BC

Simpson, Thomas and Associates is one of the leading personal injury law firms in BC – restricting its practice to helping the victims of car accidents.  We are looking for an experienced intermediate/senior legal administrative assistant to join our professional and friendly team. 

We value our staff and want to attract and retain the best legal administrative assistants.   We are offering a signing bonus along with a competitive compensation package including: extended health and dental, annual bonuses, transportation costs, fitness subsidy, education assistance program and flexible working hours. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of two years' experience working in a personal injury law firm.

  • Graduated from an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant Program.

  • Excellent organizational skills, be a multi-tasker and able to prioritize.

  • The ability to excel in a fast paced environment.

  • A strong work ethic and initiative.

  • Superior communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Experience in handling confidential and sensitive information.

  • Excellent technical and word processing skills.

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.

  • The ability to work independently and within a team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting legal documents and correspondence.

  • Managing client concerns and questions throughout legal process.

  • Reviewing incoming and outgoing mail and coordinate responses as required.

  • Maintaining, organize and update BF system and calendar.

  • Communicate with clients, adjusters, defence counsel, experts, etc.

  • Schedule Discoveries, Mediations, Trials, Case Plan Conferences, etc.

  • Prepare trial documentation, handle scheduling of witnesses and doctors.

  • Prepare settlement documentation.

If you're interested in joining our friendly team we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Liz Barclay ********@*************.com

Please visit our website: http://www.simpsonthomas.com     

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