Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Housing Management - Mississauga, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Minimum 1-year experience

Notaries Public Specific Skills

Administer oaths and take affidavits and depositions

Witness and certify the validity of signatures on documents

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

Spreadsheet

MS Excel

MS PowerPoint

MS Windows

MS Word

Legal software applications

Database management

MS Office

MS Outlook

Security and Safety

Driver's validity licence check

Criminal record check

Basic security clearance

Work Site Environment

Non-smoking

Air-conditioned

Heated

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment

Work under pressure

Attention to detail

Large caseload

Large workload

Tight deadlines

Personal Suitability

Initiative

Effective interpersonal skills

Flexibility

Accurate

Team player

Excellent oral communication

Excellent written communication

Client focus

Dependability

Judgement

Reliability

Organized

Paralegals Specific Skills

Research records, court files and other legal documents

Assist by interviewing clients, witnesses and other related parties, assembling documentary evidence, preparing trial briefs, and arranging for trials

Prepare wills and other legal documents, court reports

Draft legal correspondence and perform general office and clerical duties

Independent paralegals

Represent clients in small claims court, Landlord Tenant Board and in other lower court proceedings, at tribunals and before administrative bodies

Advise clients and take legal action on landlord and tenant matters, traffic violations, name changes and other issues within their jurisdictions

Benefits:

  • Profit sharing/share options

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $35,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)