Legal Assistant

Schnurr Kirsh Oelbaum Tator LLP - Toronto, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Schnurr Kirsh Oelbaum Tator LLP is seeking a Legal Assistant to become part of our team.

The ideal candidate will have 5 years experience in a small to mid-size law firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Working in a team environment
  • Manage calendar/bookings for lawyers
  • Maintain and organize client files on a daily basis (both paper and electronic)
  • Produce and edit legal documents including but not limited to: letters, memoranda, pleadings
  • Ongoing communication with clients, other law firms, and other internal staff
  • Manage lawyers’ mail and email correspondence including maintenance of daily ‘bring forward’ system
  • Schedule court appearances and motions
  • Preparation of court filings and liaise with process servers, including preparation of Affidavits of Service, and hearing confirmations
  • Preparation and organization of mediation materials and other document briefs
  • Other administrative duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years law firm experience
  • Experience in wills and estates an asset (but not a requirement)
  • Solid understanding of the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Ability to handle large volumes of work
  • Ability to transcribe dictation quickly, with little errors
  • Confident, dependable team player with initiative
  • Hard worker with very strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills to help run office effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to work in a multi-task environment and be organized to follow-up on status and completion of tasks with others as necessary
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, PC Law, and Outlook
  • Graduate of a recognized post-secondary legal assistant or law clerk program

Please email your resume to Jessica Butler, Office Manager. All applications will be considered, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls and no agencies, please.

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vacation & paid time off

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Legal Assistant: 5 years (Required)