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30 Aug 2022

Full-Time Legal Assistant/Family Law

OnDemand Staffing – Posted by OnDemandStaffing.StCatharines St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Administrative Assistant will support the day-to-day activities of the family law team. The principal responsibilities include document preparation, facilitation of communication between parties, and general administration support.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Be a self-starter who is capable of working both independently and in a group setting
  • Possess excellent oral & written skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Possess strong organizational skills and must be able to complete a file from opening to reporting
  • Proficient computer skills with knowledge of Word, Outlook, Law firm software as required
  • Attending and taking notes at meetings and assisting lawyers in collecting legal and factual documents
  • Communicating with internal and external parties, clients, judicial administrative staff, and vendors
  • Scheduling a variety of meetings for lawyers and other legal staff
  • Preparing legal documents and notices, and updating transactional documents with the most recently negotiated language
  • Transmitting legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials by electronic filing, mail, fax, or messenger
  • Completing administrative forms, such as time cards and expense reports for supervising lawyers
  • provides day-to-day general administrative support to a lawyer(s) to assist in the efficient and effective management of the practice

Position Requirements

  • 1 to 2 years of experience in a legal administrative role
  • 1-year experience in family law would be an asset for this role
  • Client service oriented with related experience (both internal and external)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines
  • Must appreciate and acknowledge working responsibilities and authorities within the organization

How to Apply

Employer: On Demand Staffing To Apply Visit Our Website: OnDemand Staffing is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, OnDemand Staffing will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

Job Categories: Business/Finance/Admin. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: $21.

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