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Family Law Paralegal

Company Confidential
Vancouver, BC
Full Time
4 days ago

Our client is a multi-service Vancouver based law firm. They are committed to providing service excellence to their valued clients.

Currently, they are looking for a Family Law Paralegal to join their Downtown Vancouver office. 

The ideal candidate will have family law experience, be very organized, takes initiative, has the ability ot multi-task, strong attention to detail, and excellent client service skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Proactively moves files forward within client expectations
  • Drafting notice of applications and affidavits
  • Drafting agreements
  • Preparing legal documents for Supreme and Provincial Courts, as well as Court of Appeal
  • Setting examinations for discovery, mediations, applications, and trials
  • Managing lawyer’s calendars and scheduling Court dates
  • Handling incoming client intake calls and referrals

Ideal Qualitifcations:

  • 3+ years experience in a similar family law role
  • A graduate from an accredited LAA or Paralegal program or equivalency
  • Thorough understanding of Supreme and BC Provincial Court rules and procedures
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Some experience in civil litigation an asset
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, Divorecemate
  • Experience with Worldox an asset