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Legal Administrative Assistant – Commercial Litigation Group

Job ID: 6535

Level: Senior

Description:

We are assisting our client, a midsized law firm located in downtown Vancouver, recruit a commercial litigation legal administrative assistant.   The perfect candidate will be a team oriented person who is organized, enjoys and is willing to take the initiative and learn new skills, enjoys a variety of different tasks, is committed to offering excellent services to their lawyers and clients and who has a passion for his or her work.  Someone collegial and who has a good sense of humour would be great fit for their team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of court documents
  • Formatting and drafting correspondence
  • Booking trials, Examinations for Discovery, applications etc
  • Interact with clients by phone and in person
  • Management of billings
  • Maintain filing system including a bring forward system
  • Sort incoming mail and prepare outgoing mail
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • 3 – 5 years litigation experience and a graduate of a Legal Admin Assistant program
  • Must be proficient with litigation procedures and the new Rules of Court
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Advanced Microsoft Word skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with Summation/Worldox an asset

Interested candidates please forward your resume to info@evalee.ca.