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Date Posted:
Nov 16, 2017

Closing Date:
Dec 11, 2017

Job Status:
Full-Time Permanent Permanent

Industry:
Business, Finance & Administration

Wage:
per hour

Hours per Week:
35

How to Apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to the attention of Gavin Grant at gavingrantassociates@outlook.com

gavingrantassociates@outlook.com

Legal Assistant

Gavin Grant Law Office

Job Description:

We are seeking a full-time permanent legal assistant to support the work of an experienced solicitor in three main practice areas: Family, Criminal, and Civil. 

Essential Duties: 

  • Drafting, editing and proofreading legal documents, dictation, drafting letters, client correspondence
  • Provide administrative assistance and general office duties
  • Prioritizing workflow to be able to complete tasks within timeline
  • Any other related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2-3 years' experience working in a law office would be considered as asset
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, DivorceMate, Ulaw, and Legal Aid Online forms. 
  • Familiar with the Rules of Civil Procedure, and Family Law Rules. 
  • A minimum typing speed of 55 words per minute. 
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize workload
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work with little supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday (35 hours per week)

Salary: Based on experience

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted. 

Work Site Location:

Owen Sound

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