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Intermediate Legal Assistant

Posted: May 4, 2021 Company: Hamilton Fabbro
Address: 1400-1030 W. Georgia St. Postal Code: V6E 2Y3
Location: Contact: Eden Cho
Phone: Fax:
E-mail: eden@hamiltonfabbro.com Website: www.hamiltonfabbro.com
Hamilton Fabbro Lawyers has a full-time opening for an Intermediate Legal Assistant with experience in family law.

Located in downtown Vancouver, we are a boutique family law firm offering a full range of family law services to support the diverse and unique needs of our clients.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Preliminary drafting of correspondence and legal documents
  • Understanding of legal procedures in family law
  • Filing, file maintenance and calendar diarizations, and incoming/outgoing mail
  • Managing BF system
  • Fielding client inquiries via telephone contact/management
  • Liaising with legal assistants, other lawyers, and clients on file progress
  • Assisting with the drafting of court documents, list of documents, Separation Agreements, Minutes of Settlements, financial statements and summaries
  • General administrative duties

Preferred Qualifications & Skills

  • Legal administrative assistant certificate/diploma from a recognized institution
  • 4+ years working as a legal assistant, with preference given to candidates who have experience in family law area
  • Strong technical skills, including knowledge of Microsoft programs (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook), Divorcemate, Adobe, BC Online, and PCLaw
  • Ability to prioritize a high volume of tasks and competing priorities
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion, and confidentiality based on changing demands
  • Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Mature, reliable and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Salary dependent on experience, commencing at $50,000.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter for review. While we thank all applicants for their interest in joining Hamilton Fabbro, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Benefits

·        Company events

·        Extended health care following probation

·        RRSP match (after one-year anniversary)

Schedule

·        Monday to Friday

COVID-19 precaution(s)

·        Remote interview process

·        Personal protective equipment provided or required

·        Social distancing guidelines in place

·        Virtual meetings

·        Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place