Law Clerk/Legal Assistant – Child Protection/Family Law (3212) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a well-established firm located in Toronto with easy access to the TTC. It is currently seeking a driven Law Clerk with at least 2 years of Family Law experience. This role will be highly specialized with some child welfare files along with the standard family law files and requires a bright, detail oriented and self-motivated individual. Candidates are required to have a high level of organization, initiative, and time management skills. This firm offers a dynamic and down to earth environment. Don't delay – Apply today to be considered!   


Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation and drafting of correspondence and legal documents
  • Compiles Facta, Briefs of Authorities and other documents as required
  • Assists with Trial Preparation, diarizing and setting reminders for Workers to prepare documents or complete tasks as set out in the court reports
  • Productions of files and documents
  • Calendar/schedule management
  • Maintain and update the Continuing Record, Orders and Endorsements Volume and other court documents volumes
  • Maintain daily contact with clients in a professional manner
  • Other duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of Family Law experience; Child Protection experience is required
  • Legal Assistant or Law Clerk Diploma
  • Solid understanding of Family Law Rules and court filing processes
  • Strong technical skills (Microsoft Office, 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

To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager- Law Clerk Division at

Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email
  • Posted Jan 19th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $40,000.00 - $45,000.00
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