Legal Assistant – Family Law (2962) Full Time

Job Description

A new opening for our Family Law assistants! Our client, one of Toronto's prominent boutique law firms specializing in Family Law, is looking for an experienced Family Law assistant to join their team and hit the ground running! Located downtown, this firm has a fantastic working environment and a high morale. The position requires a candidate with a minimum of 3+ years of Family Law experience. Working knowledge of PC Law is a MUST! If you are smart, dedicated and willing to roll up your sleeves and help this team, we are very interested in meeting with you!

Salary: Up to $50K

Primary Duties Include

  • Drafting documents, correspondence and preparing files/documents for meetings, service and filing with the court
  • Maintaining contact and positive rapport with clients
  • Schedule meetings, conference calls and work with Associates in management of calendars and deadlines
  • Liaising with court personnel on court filings, appearances and court documents
  • Dealing with individuals at various levels internally and externally
  • Send letters via facsimile and prepare couriers
  • Update and manage Continuing Records and Filing
  • Assist with reception duties
  • Assist in indexing disclosure, general file management and maintenance
  • Other duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 experience in Family Law
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong working skills in DIVORCEmate
  • Amicus Attorney & MS Office 2010
  • Working knowledge of the Family Law Rules
  • Litigation management including managing timelines, service and filing of court documents;
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills, along with diplomacy and professionalism
  • Ability to handle confidential information with integrity and discretion

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

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Aug 15th, 2017
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $50,000.00
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