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LAA- Floater

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Reference ID: 6824

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Legal

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Our client is a leading BC law firm with a focus on litigation, providing a full-range of legal expertise. Their clients depend on them for innovative, practical solutions to their legal issues. Their office is conveniently located in downtown Vancouver, close to the Skytrain (Expo line and Canada line, West Coast express station, and the Seabus terminal.)

Our client is extremely proud of its professional work environment that encourages team and social interaction between staff and lawyers. Their firm strives to maintain the positive aspects of a small company work environment while further establishing business practices as we continue to evolve. They believe that their staff work best in a collegial atmosphere where they are empowered to build their careers and make a positive contribution to our work environment.  They are a growing firm continually looking for candidates who share the same values matched with a high level of skill and knowledge.

They are currently seeking a LAA Floater with minimum 1-2 years in a LAA role, and ideally with Litigation experience. They are open to full or part-time.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and draft various correspondence and documents (including dicta-typing and copy-typing)
  • Draft standard letters, documents briefs and pleadings
  • Set trials, discoveries, etc. and prepare required documentation
  • Interact with clients by phone and in person
  • Set appointments for clients
  • Maintain filing system including a bring-forward system
  • Sort incoming mail and prepare outgoing mail
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Cover desks for vacation and sick days
  • Provide overflow support to legal support staff

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a Legal Administrative Assistant program
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant in a litigation practice
  • Excellent English oral and written skills
  • Professional manner in communication with clients
  • Strong administration and organization skills
  • Able to draft standard correspondence and documents with minimal supervision
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Litigation experience preferred

If interested in this positon, please email your resume to info@evalee.ca.


Posted: June 20, 2018
Closes: August 19, 2018