Legal Assistant (Family Law) - Calgary - 4 Positions Available Immediately
We are currently looking for a Legal Assistant to join the Family Law department of a Top Notch downtown Calgary Law Firm and invite you to review the job description.
Duties & Responsibilities
■ Daily correspondence, document preparation (including divorce applications), dicta-typing, drafting and filing court documents;
■ Compile and manage litigation documents;
■ File preparation and management;
■ Book meetings, court dates, discoveries, mediations, and adjournments;
■ Initial handling of referral calls;
■ Arrange telephone, office and court appointments;
■ Greet and act as a liaison between clients and lawyer;
■ Prepare binders, open, close and diarize files;
■ Send out documents for searches and filings;
■ Conduct searches and carry out investigations through internet and other means;
Knowledge, Qualities & Experience Required
■ Minimum of 4-6 years’ experience in a Legal Assistant position in Family Law preferred;
■ Formal Legal Assistant (Secretary) education and training an asset;
■ Intermediate PC skills, particularly with Microsoft Office Suite;
■ Extensive knowledge of legal procedures is required;
■ Strong understanding and familiarity with various litigation legal precedents and procedures;
■ Must have thorough understanding family law processes and documentation;
■ Knowledge of Family Law Practice Notes;
■ Knowledge of Notice to Disclose requirements and the ability to collect and organize relevant materials;
For immediate consideration in confidence, we invite you to APPLY TODAY.
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