Job Detail

Junior Litigation Assistant

Kelowna, BC
Full Time Permanent
Category : Legal Salary : Dependent upon experience Experience(s) : 1-2 Year

Overview

We are assisting our client with the recruitment of an outstanding junior legal assistant who would like to join their fast paced, client focused legal firm.

Working with a supportive and passionate litigation team this role is responsible for

  • Assisting 2 lawyers and a paralegal with the preparation of correspondence
  • Arranging for service and filing of court documents
  • Liaising with clients
  • File management and document administration
  • Proofreading and editing documents
  • Organizing and prioritizing material and workflow for review by responsible lawyer or paralegal
  • Billing, calendar management and travel arrangements
  • Assisting other legal assistants with overflow, vacation relief, etc

 

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A strong interest in/passion for the legal industry and desire to keep learning
  • Solid interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to produce documents with spread and accuracy, working with minimal supervision
  • A professional & positive demeanor and the ability to protect confidential information
  • Some experience in employment and/or personal injury law would be an asset
  • A legal administration assistant certificate
  • Strong computer skills, PC Law experience would be an asset