Civil Litigation Legal Assistant
Vancouver, BC, CA
5d ago

Our client is one of Canada’s top performing firms. They are currently seeking an intermediate Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant for their fantastic team! The successful candidate will be open to challenges, eager to manage complex files and can work well within a team environment!

Responsibilities for this position includes :

  • Prepare, draft and review various correspondences and legal documents (memoranda, litigation documents, reports, forms, labels and other printed material through dictation)
  • File management including preparing material for opening new files, maintaining large and complex files, developing, maintaining and utilizing an orderly filing and retrieval system to ensure ease of reference to historical paper or electronic records, organizing law and precedent files
  • Provide clerical and administrative support such as time entry, scheduling meetings, photocopying, drafting correspondence, preparing pleadings, creating / updating trial binders, etc.,
  • Assisting with client billings and preparing invoices and account letters
  • Managing key dates including physical bring forward system and updating calendars for lawyers, including their meetings, appointments, due dates and client-related activities.
  • Litigation :

  • Assist with trial preparation ((ie. Contacting witness(es), drafting Subpoenas, Trial Scheduling, meeting Trial Deadlines.
  • including coordination of hearings and trials, recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings and filing requirements, coordinating service and filing of proceedings with agencies and courts, scheduling and coordinating discoveries, expert witnesses or other court-

    designated hearings. Monitoring evidence and assisting lawyers and paralegals with BC Court filings.

  • Drafting court documents including Notice of Civil Claim, List of Documents, Document Binders and Chambers Material under the direction of a Paralegal and / or Lawyer.
  • Assist lawyers and paralegals as instructed
  • The incumbent will also possess a minimum or 3-5 years of previous experience in a similar role, and hold an LAA certificate from an accredited institution.

    Sound like the position for you? Apply directly to this posting or email us your Resume / CV to info referencing job #1520!

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