Junior Law Clerk – Family Law (3333) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is seeking a junior family law clerk to join their boutique North York law firm. The ideal candidate will need at least 1 year of family law experience, a bright personality, and a willingness to learn and grow with the company. If interested, please forward your resume immediately for consideration.  

Salary:
$40K - $45K

Primary Duties Include

  • Prepare and draft correspondence and legal documents, including but not limited to: applications, separation agreements, 14B motions, pleadings, affidavits, memos, correspondence, etc.)
  • Open & close of client files, in accordance with LSUC guidelines
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Provide administrative support including researching, compiling, comparing, and organizing legal documents, corresponding with clients
  • Act as the intermediary between clients and lawyer while conducting calendar and schedule management
  • Manage the physical and electronic client files in accordance with firm policies
  • Docket time daily, and maintain accurate billing records
  • Occasional reception duties
  • Other duties as required
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 1+ years of Family Law experience
  • Law Clerk Diploma from an accredited Ontario college
  • Working knowledge of the Family Law Rules and court filing processes
  • Technical proficiency in Divorcemate, PCLaw
  • Ability to communicate professionally
  • Must thrive under pressure and prioritize effectively while paying attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team setting
  • A sense of responsibility and respect for the confidentiality of information
To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager - Law Clerk Division at zaheeda@cartelinc.com

Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email zaheeda@cartelinc.com
  • Posted May 8th, 2018
  • Location North York
  • Salary $40,000.00 - $45,000.00
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