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Legal Assistant Support - Litigation

Job ID: 7260

Level: Intermediate

Description:

Our client is a downtown law firm that is seeking a new staff member for a Legal Assistant Support role.  It has the same duties and responsibilities of a Legal Administrative Assistant role working in any of the practice areas and plays a vital role in delivering legal services to our clients. The focus of this role is to assist with work overflow, provide coverage for LAA absences and any other tasks as may be assigned.

 Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide coverage for absent Legal Assistants and assist Lawyers
  • Attend to overflow requests from Legal Assistants, Paralegals and Lawyers
  • Prepare correspondence, faxes, documents, etc. using email instructions, copy typing and handwritten notes: using application software (Word & Outlook)
  • Open files and maintain filing system
  • Maintain bring forward systems to ensure follow up and receipt of requested materials/documents
  • Prepare and email invoices to clients (using Acumin accounting software)
  • Post time sheets (using Acumin accounting software)
  • Mentor Legal Support Clerks
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • Graduate of Legal Administrative Assistant Program
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant, preferably in the area of Corporate Commercial Law
  • Proficient with BC Online and ALF
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience drafting standard correspondence is an asset
  • Knowledge of statutory due diligence searches is an asset
  • Adaptable to changing demands and schedules
  • Able to take direction, show initiative and ask questions
  • Experience with billing/invoicing processes in a legal environment

Send your resume via email to info@evalee.ca