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Legal Administrative Assistant - Float

Job ID: 7116

Level: Junior

Description:

Our client is currently looking for a Junior Legal Administrative Assistant to join their team as a Floater. The position requires 1+ years’ experience. The successful candidate will work closely with a professional team of Lawyers and Paralegals and will be responsible for a wide array of legal administrative tasks as they are required to move between various desks.

THE ROLE

  • Manage all aspects of files including but not limited to:
  • Providing clear, concise and complete oral and written information;
  • Drafting correspondence and legal documents;
  • 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;
  • Arranging examinations for discovery and trial dates;
  • Managing work volume and juggling priorities while supporting a demanding practice;
  • Managing a high volume of paper correspondence;
  • Ensuring deadlines are met and limitation dates are adhered to;
  • Completing time entries and billings;
  • Sorting incoming mail and preparation of outgoing mail;
  • Performing other related duties as required


KEY QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE

  • 1+ years of experience working as a Legal Administrative Assistant;
  • Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate from an accredited program;
  • Previous litigation experience;
  • Exceptional aptitude for software and systems;
  • Advanced knowledge of database management;
  • Computer knowledge including: MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills;
  • Superior organizational/document management skills with a strong attention to detail;
  • Strong time management skills;
  • The ability to work both collaboratively and support colleagues and work independently;
  • A strong work ethic and initiative;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • A strong orientation towards delivering a superior standard of customer service;
  • Excellent 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 proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

Send your resume via email to info@evalee.ca