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LAA/Paralegal - Family Law

Job ID: 6627

Level: Intermediate

Description:

We are assisting our client, a midsized law firm located in downtown Vancouver, recruit a Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal for their Family Law Department.

The success candidate will:

  • -Provide all assistant functions relating to document production, including dicta typing
  • -Draft correspondence, pleadings and other legal documents (esp. agreements)
  • -Prepare  document binders, pleadings and settlement documents
  • -Co-ordinate lawyers  calendars, including appointment schedules and booking court dates
  • -Maintain established filing and B/F systems
  • -Prepare Statements of Account and follow up on A/R
  • -Liaise with clients

The ideal candidate will have:

  • -A minimum of 3 years of recent experience in litigation and court procedures specializing in family law
  • -The ability to maintain strong client relationships
  • -Working knowledge of the Supreme Court Family Rules
  • -Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • -The ability to work well under pressure and be able to handle multiple assignments as well as the ability to take the initiative and think ahead
  • -Excellent grammar, spelling, proofreading skills and work with accuracy and attention to detail
  • -Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Word and Outlook
  • -Knowledge of DivorceMate is an asset

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