Paralegal or Legal Assistant – Civil Litigation
We currently have an opening for a Legal Assistant or Paralegal within our civil litigation department.
The ideal candidate will have experience in civil litigation court procedure, is highly organized, and able to work efficiently to reach deadlines.
Responsibilities & Knowledge:
∙Opening client files and maintaining files as per department procedures;
∙Knowledge of Provincial Court and Supreme Court documents and procedures;
∙Have good English writing and proofreading skills;
∙Manage Lawyer’s calendar; meet with clients and schedule appointments;
∙Able to prioritize tasks and work within deadlines; and
∙Ability to follow instructions, work alone and with others.
We offer employees a positive working environment and encourage a balanced lifestyle. In addition to a competitive salary & vacation, we have a benefits program which includes paid personal days, wellness initiatives, health & dental benefits, group RRSP & TFSA plan with matching contribution, social committee with firm sponsored social events, and professional development assistance.