Salary : Up to $40 An established boutique Law Firm located in the heart of Vaughan is seeking a junior legal assistant.
If you have recently completed a work placement and have graduated from either the legal assistant or law clerk program this position will give you the experience you are looking for! This firm has a excellent morale.
The ideal candidate needs to possess strong technical and critical thinking skills. If you are looking to grow and join a friendly and down-to-earth team on a long-term-basis- please forward your resume ASAP.
Primary Duties Include :
Digital dictation, docket entry, preparation of accounts, opening files / closing files, organizing and maintaining files
Preparation and editing of correspondence and legal documents
Review documentation and claims from new files
Providing consistent backup support when assistants are absent, managing multiple tasks and working proactively as a positive and productive member of the team
Greeting and screening clients,
Receiving and relaying telephone messages and notes.
Other duties as required
Required Experience / Skills / Qualifications
Recently completed a field placement in a law firm.
Successful completion of Legal Assistant or Law Clerk diploma / degree
In-depth knowledge of legal terminology, court rules and procedures
Strong technical skills and proficiency in MS Office
Ability to communicate in a professional manner
Detail oriented with good proofreading, multi-tasking skills, strong organizational and time management skills
A team player with excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to take initiative, work well independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision.
To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager Legal Support at sabrina cartelinc.com