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Family Law Legal Assistant - #14653

Kent Legal, Toronto On

Family Law Legal Assistant - #14653

Our client, a well-established law firm located in downtown Toronto is currently seeking a dynamic Legal Assistant with at least 1 year prior Family Law experience.

What's in it for you:

-Salary up to $50K;
-Convenient downtown Toronto location;
-Walking distance from the subway; and
-A terrific opportunity to grow your skills!

Responsibilities:

-Booking client appointments, coordinating arrangements for meetings/conferences and court attendances;
-Putting together briefs and documents for court;
-Drafting general correspondence to clients and lawyers;
-Enter and amend financial information in DivorceMate;
-Compose, transcribe, format and proofread all documentation for grammar, spelling and content accuracy;
-Filing and organization of client files;
-Maintaining calendar and tickler system for deadlines;
-Handle all related accounting procedures - Lighthouse Legal Accounting experience is an asset; and
-Miscellaneous tasks as required.

Requirements:

-Minimum of 1+ years' legal firm experience in Family Law;
-Successful completion of a post-secondary Legal Assistant/Law Clerk program;
-University degree preferred;
-Familiarity with Family Law Rules;
-Strong technical skills using: MS Office 2016, Nuance PDF, Excel, Philips SpeechExec Pro Dictate, DivorceMate;
-Strong communication skills and very organized;
-Client service orientated, self-motivated and ability to take initiative;
-Detail oriented with strong proofreading skills; and
-Team player.

HOW TO APPLY:

Kindly email your MS Word resume to [email protected], and quote Opportunity #14653 in the subject line of your email. If you are already registered with Kent Legal, please get in touch with your recruitment consultant.

Thank you for your interest in this role. Please note that only qualified candidates will be invited for a meeting. Continue to visit our website at www.kentlegal.com for new employment opportunities.

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