Legal/Executive Assistant – Criminal Law (3054) (2684) Full Time

Job Description

Calling all you Criminal Law Assistants! Our client is in need of a legal executive assistant to start immediately! This is the perfect opportunity to take your career to the next level. Prepare to deal with interesting "high profile" cases as this position will require you to assist in the preparation of court documents for matters appearing before the Ontario Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada! You must have 1+ years of criminal law and regulatory litigation experience as well as exceptional written and verbal communication skills. This position will be working in one of the friendliest and most congenial firms in the city and you will gain amazing experience! If you are a determined self-starter with sound work ethics and excellent organizational abilities, then this is the opportunity for you! Don’t wait— apply today!

Salary: Up to $45K 

Primary Duties Include 

  • Draft, edit, format, revise and proofread documents and correspondence to ensure compliance with legal procedures and grammatical usage 
  • Set up and maintain filing systems, utilizing knowledge of legal records and procedures (including a tickler system) and frequently control confidential materials and documents
  • Enter dockets daily, prepare time summaries and other reports as required 
  • Assist with general administration including calendar management, client communication, incoming calls, etc. 
  • Manage incoming mail and emails  
  • Prepare legal documents 
  • Executive support duties
  • Performs various other general office duties   
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • 1+ years Criminal Law experience
  • Legal Assistant certificate diploma plus additional courses an asset 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, with a focus on grammatical
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Excellent technical abilities (including MS Office & PC Law)
  • Must be adaptable

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email
  • Posted Nov 4th, 2016
  • Salary $40,000.00 - $45,000.00
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