Legal Assistant – Family Law (3236) Full Time

Job Description

Our client needs you! This family law boutique firm located in Downtown Toronto is in search of a stellar legal assistant. Someone who is a self-starter with very strong attention to detail with at least 2-3 years of family law experience will fit right in. If you are a team player, like to be busy and enjoy a challenge, this could be the perfect move for you! Apply now to join this trendy, professional and prestigious law firm.   

Salary: 
Up to $55K   

Primary Duties Include
  

  • Assist 2 lawyers in a busy environment
  • Prepare and edit of correspondence and legal documents
  • Calendar/schedule management
  • Act as main point of contact for client files, both internal and external
  • Maintain and organize client files
  • Carry out correspondence and communication with internal and external clients
  • Run conflict checks on potential clients and schedule meetings
  • Provide backup to other team members during time of absences, vacations, etc.
  • Prepare boardrooms for Mediations/Arbitrations including beverages and lunch ordering; greet counsel and clients
  • Manage and coordinate special personal events and meetings
  • Manage and book travel details and itineraries
  • Run personal errands, including but not limited to, lunch, gifts and other personal purchases
  • Other duties as required
  Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications 
 
  • Minimum 2-3 years of Family Law experience
  • Legal Assistant Diploma
  • Solid understanding of Family Law Rules and court filing processes
  • Strong technical skills (PC Law and DivorceMate)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Confident, dependable team player with initiative
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager- Legal Support at sabrina@cartelinc.com

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Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Feb 28th, 2018
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $55,000.00
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