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Legal Administrative Assistant

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
19 days ago

At Pulver Crawford Munroe, our lawyers practice exclusively in labour and employment law. We know the players, we know the rules, and we have decades of practical experience.  Although we are a boutique firm, we have recently expanded our legal team and require additional administrative support in our Vancouver office.  Our ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience and be used to working in a fast paced environment. This role will support a senior lawyer, interact with new clients and provide support for our existing and amazing legal assistants and paralegals throughout the firm.

We are looking for someone who can manage stressful situations with a professional attitude and has the skills to ensure that work is completed in a timely and accurate manner.  You will be working with a fully supportive and passionate team where everyone is responsible for:

  • Preparing correspondence
  • Arranging for service and filing of court documents
  • Liaising with clients including answering calls and conflict checks for potential 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

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

The successful candidate must possess:

  • a genuine interest in labour and employment law with a desire to keep learning new skills
  • strong and cooperative interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines – thrive within a demanding pace
  • the ability to produce documents with spread and accuracy, working independently with minimal supervision
  • a professional & positive demeanor
  • sound judgment including the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information;
  • personal initiative to complete assigned work and seek out additional work to support the success of others within the firm;
  • a legal administration assistant certificate/diploma is preferred
  • strong computer skills in Word/Excel/Outlook, PC Law and Worldocs experience is an asset as is an interest in using new technology/software

To Apply: Please send email cover letter, attach resume and include ourly wage expectation by email with the subject line "Legal Assistant Application".

 

Category
Legal