Family Legal Administrative Assistant

Posted: January 14, 2021 Company: Jenkins Marzban Logan
Address: 808 NELSON ST, Suite 900 Postal Code: V6Z 2H2
Location: Vancouver Contact: Sandra Lowe
Phone: 604-895-3000 Fax: 604-681-0766
E-mail: Website:

Jenkins Marzban Logan is one of British Columbia’s leading boutique law firms in the areas of construction, commercial and matrimonial dispute resolution and we are looking for a full-time Family Legal Administrative Assistant to join our team!

Responsibilities include:

  • Opening and maintaining files, ensuring policies and procedures are followed in accordance with firm guidelines, running conflict searches, dealing with a large volume of emails, maintaining calendars and bring forwards and preparing routine correspondence.
  • Preparing, serving and filing court documents such as Notices of Trial, Notice of Change of Lawyer, etc.
  • Scheduling trial dates, discoveries, meetings, conferences and confirming dates with all involved parties as required.
  • Tracking deadlines to ensure compliance with court limitations.
  • Providing administrative support including dicta-typing and preparation of monthly invoices.

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Successful completion of a post-secondary LAA program or the real world equivalent;
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of BC Supreme Court Rules, court practices and procedures and filing deadlines;
  • Familiarity with Family Law rules and procedures would be a plus;
  • Exceptional time management, organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work under pressure, complete tasks with speed and accuracy, and the ability to multi-task in response to changing situations;
  • Meticulous attention to detail and desire to provide quality work with a high level of accuracy;
  • Excellent judgement and the ability to exercise discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters;
  • High client service orientation;
  • Strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently, take initiative and be resourceful;
  • Proficiency in file organization and time management;
  • The ability to work overtime if required;
  • Experience in MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Experience with PCLaw (not required, but an asset);
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
  • Valid working visa candidates are welcome to apply.

We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is very competitive, together with opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Our benefits include:

  • Extended Health, Vision and Dental coverage
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development & Education reimbursement
  • Vacation and Paid Sick time
  • Matching Group RRSP plan
  • Health & Wellness Allowance
  • Firm Social Events

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume and covering letter to  Please include the job title in the subject line as well as your salary expectation in the body of the email.