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Legal Administrative Assistant - Litigation

Job ID: 6637

Level: Intermediate

Description:

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We are working with a great team of downtown litigation lawyers in recruiting a Legal Administrative Assistant.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of files
  • Providing clear, concise and complete oral and written information
  • Drafting correspondence and legal documents
  • Time entry and client billings
  • Maintaining all administrative functions, including file opening/closing procedures, maintaining the calendar, booking appointments and managing bring forwards
  • Performing complex editing and formatting of documents for various correspondence, reports, forms and spreadsheets
  • Assist lawyers in performing all regular administrative tasks
  • Managing a high volume of paper correspondence
  • Performing other related duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate from an accredited program
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience working as a legal administrative assistant
  • Superior organizational/document management skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional aptitude for software and systems
  • A thorough understanding of litigation law legal procedures
  • Experience in other areas of law will be a great asset
  • Knowledge of database management such as Worldox
  • Computer knowledge including: MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Internet, Summation, Adobe
  • Knowledge of PC Law would be an asset

Skills/Attributes:

  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Solid decision making abilities
  • Ability to plan and manage assignments, resolve complex and time-sensitive issues, and manage changing priorities and deadlines
  • A strong work ethic and initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Sound business judgment including the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • High degree of accuracy in work product
  • A strong orientation towards delivering a superior standard of service

Interested applications, please submit your resume to info@evalee.ca.