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RSG Recruiting
Family Law Legal Assistant

Family Law Legal Assistant

If you are talented in providing unprecedented service, are enthusiastic and a team player, we are looking for you! We are currently looking for a Legal Assistant to join our Family Law department in Calgary 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;
Liaise with legal assistants, paralegals and other lawyers;
Liaise with clients on file progress;
Other legal duties as required.
Knowledge, Qualities & Experience Required
Minimum of 4-6 years' experience in a Legal Administrative Assistant position;
Formal Legal Administrative Assistant (Secretary) education and training an asset;
Intermediate PC skills, particularly with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.);
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;
Able to ensure utmost confidentiality and use of discretion at all times;
Dedicated to providing quality service to clients and consistently meet expectations by providing service beyond expectations;
Excellent communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills with ability to listen effectively, respond appropriately, and maintain mutual comfort level while relating to a diverse group of individuals;
Strong ability to perform well and be unfailingly diplomatic in a high pressure environment with multiple internal and external clients;
Able to remain productive within time-sensitive and fast-paced environment;
Excellent organizational and time management skills;
Proven problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize and deliver creative solutions;
Ability to multitask, establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives under minimal supervision; and
Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with all staff.

Our client offers a very competitive compensation and benefit package!

For immediate consideration please submit your resume in confidence to

Date: October 29, 2014
Wage/Salary: To be determined
Start: Immediate
Duration: Full Time
Type: Full Time
How to apply:For immediate consideration please submit your resume in confidence to
Company: RSG Recruiting
Contact: Sue Reis

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