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Family Law Legal Assistant

Full Time
19 days ago
45,000 to 55,000 per year

About The Company

Our client, is looking for a Family law Legal Assistant to work in their office. This position provides a high level of support to the lawyers and staff. This is the perfect opportunity for junior to intermediate candidates those who are looking to take ownership in their position, with the ideal candidate possessing excellent written and verbal communication skills, a keen attention to detail and a can-do positive attitude!

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Working knowledge of the Supreme and Provincial Court Rules
  • Understanding of conflict systems
  • Managing and adapting systems so that files move forward efficiently and properly
  • Preparing legal documents in both Supreme and Provincial Courts
  • Setting examinations for discovery, mediations, and various court dates
  • Scheduling lawyer's calendar and ensuring deadlines and limitations are met
  • Receiving and prioritizing incoming correspondence
  • Drafting correspondence with client's and counsel
  • Conducting land title searches
  • Managing lawyer's calendars and scheduling Court dates
  • Preparing Lists of Documents


  • Legal Assistant Certificate, or 2-3 years’ experience in a legal role
  • Experience with Word Perfect is an asset
  • Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and Word
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to stay organized and flexible in a fast-paced setting
  • Experience with ESILaw & DivorceMate software
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, maintain a high level of efficiency, and work within tight deadlines
  • Exceptional professionalism and work ethic
  • A team player with strong work ethic


If this sounds like the role for you, please apply directly to this posting or email us your Resume/CV to info@arlynrecruiting(dot)com. For more, please see www(dot)arlynrecruiting(dot)com/job-postings/ No phone calls please.

Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Arlyn Recruiting

After more than 20 years of legal recruitment, coaching, and consultancy, we at Arlyn Recruiting have come to specialize in the complexity that is human resources. We focus on the people, and by encompassing these important facets that make up a successful organization, we’ve become experts in providing quality, first-rate service for both our clients and candidates.

It’s about the journey: Whether it'd be matching a candidate to an organization or providing guidance on how to steer your career in the right direction, we are passionate about our people, bringing the “human” back into human resources.