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Legal assistant needed in Canada by OLSCHEWSKI & DAVIE

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Legal assistant needed in Canada by OLSCHEWSKI & DAVIE

A Legal Assistant is a professional who conducts legal research, drafts documents, emails, and signatures for lawyers when they’re unable to. Overall, they’re responsible for supporting lawyers and making their job easier by handling administrative tasks.

A Legal Assistant is a professional who conducts legal research, drafts documents, emails, and signatures for lawyers when they’re unable to. Overall, they’re responsible for supporting lawyers and making their job easier by handling administrative tasks.

  • Providing administrative support to lawyer and enhance office effectiveness
  • Handling communication with clients, witnesses etc.
  • Legal administrative support for trials

Job details

  •  Location: Winnipeg, MB
  •  Salary: $35,000 to $40,000YEAR annually for 37.5 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Other benefits, Long term benefits
  •  Vacancies: 1 vacancy

We are looking for a self motivated Legal Assistant to ensure smooth running of the office and effective case management. You will provide a broad spectrum of legal services under the supervision of an attorney.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to lawyer and enhance office effectiveness
  • Handle communication with clients, witnesses etc.
  • Administratively support and attend trials
  • Prepare case briefs and summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimony
  • Conduct investigations and statistical/documentary research
  • Locate and develop case relevant information
  • Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Monitor deadlines and juggle calendars

Requirements and skills

  • Proven working experience as Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system
  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in English
  • Working knowledge of case management software
  • Excellent secretarial and organisational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure
  • Legal Assistant certification or diploma

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
or equivalent experience

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Health benefits
Health care plan; Disability benefits; Dental plan; Paramedical services coverage
Long term benefits
Group insurance benefits; Life insurance; Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP); Deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP); Tax-free savings account (TFSA)
Other benefits
Free parking available

Benefits

Health benefits

Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan, Paramedical services coverage

Other benefits

Free parking available

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits, Life insurance, Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP), Deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP), Tax-free savings account (TFSA)

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

careers@od-law.ca

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include when submitting your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed

Advertised until

2022-07-05

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