Law Clerk - Family Law (3508) Full Time

Job Description

The doors have opened up for law clerks in the west-end! Our client is seeking a bright family law clerk in their boutique Etobicoke law firm. The ideal candidate will need at least 5 years 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: $50K+

Primary Duties Include

  • Support 2 lawyers
  • Manage calendars, transcription
  • 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
  • prepare pre-bills in PC Law, crafting invoices
  • regular filing, formatting documents, dealing with process servers
  • Occasional reception duties
  • Other general duties as required


Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years of Family Law experience in a law firm
  • Law Clerk Certification or Diploma
  • Working knowledge of the Family Law Rules and court filing processes
  • Technical proficiency in Divorcemate, PCLaw , Estateabase experience an asset 
  • 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 at zaheeda@cartelinc.com

Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email zaheeda@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Oct 1st, 2018
  • Location Etobicoke
  • Salary $0.00 - $65,000.00
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