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Legal Assistant

Location
Squamish, BC
Details
Part Time
A month ago

Toews & Company is a busy and growing general law practice in beautiful Squamish, British Columbia. As a general practice law firm, we deal with corporate, wills & estates, conveyancing, family law, estate litigation and other civil litigation. We are looking for an experienced legal assistant to join our current team of two lawyers, one paralegal and four legal assistants. Join us in the outdoor capital of Canada and have the work-life balance to enjoy it!

 

We are looking for a part-time legal assistant with previous law firm experience. The position has the potential to increase to full-time in the future.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Working with clients to gather information;
  • Assisting lawyers to prepare for client meetings;
  • Conducting searches, such as corporate, land title and personal property registry;
  • Communicating professionally with clients, other law firms and the court registries;
  • Handling administrative details with respect to maintaining contacts, e-filing, client list, accounting, opening and closing files;
  • Calendar management, including arranging client meetings, tracking file deadlines and scheduling court appearances;
  • Assisting both litigation and solicitor practices;
  • Answering phone calls and emails, and scheduling appointments and meetings.

 

Required Qualifications

 

  • Previous law firm experience;
  • A Legal Assistant or Paralegal certificate or diploma;
  • Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe, BC Online and my LTSA;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Great attention to detail;
  • Ability to be flexible to the changing demands of the job; and
  • Ability to work independently on tasks and in a team-oriented setting.

 

Toews & Company can offer a flexible work environment, mentorship, the ability to grow your experience in different areas of law, a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

If this sounds like you, please forward your resume in confidence to the attention of Linnea Murphy at: lmurphy@toewsco.net

 

Please note, only successful candidates will be notified.

 

Category
Legal