Paralegal/Legal Assistant

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Job Description:Overall Accountability Performs a variety of paralegal and legal assistant activities with minimal instructions and follows through on producing a high standard of correspondence and documents within set time lines. Area of PracticeLitigation – Construction and Condominium/Strata SkillsetCritical thinking skills, a high level of initiative, and proactive approach to problem solving;Proven ability to prioritize multiple assignments, produce quality accurate work, and meet set time lines;Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal;Excellent team player who willingly supports others in the achievement of the firm=s objectives;Understands the importance of client service and demonstrates continuously;Computer proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Calendar, email, Excel, and Word are essential skills. Familiarity with Worldox, PCLaw and IPro Eclipse, or similar programs, would be a definite asset. Responsibilities – Legal Assistant/Paralegal Performs paralegal/legal assistant activities in various areas of law for all courts: Small Claims, Supreme, Federal and Court of Appeal;Prepare correspondence and a variety of legal documents ensuring compliance with legal procedures and grammatical usage;Conducts research of records, court files and other legal documents. May assist lawyers by interviewing clients and other related parties, assembling documentary evidence and arranging for trials;Maintains a well-organized work environment and implements efficient processes that minimize lawyers administrative load and ensures ease of reference to client documents;Coordinates and performs tasks for the lawyers including making appointments, responding to clients, booking meetings and boardrooms, booking travel, organizing conference calls, hotels arrangements, registration for seminars and courses; Qualifications Education and ExperienceCompletion of legal assistant diploma plus minimum three years of legal assistant experience or paralegal course plus two years of experience; Powered by JazzHR HFjs969Mmj
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Miles Employment Group

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