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Career Opportunities

We are currently looking for an intermediate Family Law Legal Assistant or Paralegal to join our fast paced and growing department. The successful candidate will have 2 years or more experience in Family Law Litigation and be a motivated, self sufficient individual, capable of working autonomously with little supervision.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Drafting Pleadings, including financial statements and lists of documents
  • Filing pleadings with the court registries via agents or CSO
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Knowledge and experience drafting agreements
  • Preparing for hearings and trials in both Provincial and Supreme Court
  • Liaising with clients and opposing counsel to schedule meetings, court dates, etc.
  • File opening and closing and general managing of files
  • Management of limitation periods and court deadlines
  • Managing the lawyer’s calendar and B/F systems
  • Other general administrative assistant tasks as required

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • At least 2 years experience and a graduate of a Legal Assistant or Paralegal program from an accredited school
  • Proficient with litigation procedures and the Rules of Court in British Columbia
  • Proficiency in the use of Word, Excel, Outlook and (preferably) DivorceMate
  • Excellent written composition, spelling, grammar and editing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • Competitive compensation package based on salary
  • Vacation/sick days
  • Complete benefits package

FIRM PERKS:

  • Jeans day on Fridays
  • Firm social events