Experienced Legal Assistant – Job Posting
The Law Office of Kathleen Robichaud is looking for a full-time, experienced Legal Assistant to join their team. The office is located in a charming old house in Manotick.
About the Opportunity
Your job here would be to help clients with some of the most important events in their lives including the purchase or the sale of significant assets like a business or a home. You would also be helping clients with important changes like the loss of a loved one or planning for their own estates. As a Senior Legal Assistant at this firm you will support the work of a senior lawyer and a junior lawyer and work together with at least one other Legal Assistant. You will assist with work including the preparation of transaction documents for real estate purchases and sales; for incorporating a company; and, for purchases and sales of businesses. You will assist with the drafting of Wills; preparation of estate administration documents and with the service and filing of same. You will also assist more generally with day to day tasks within the office and with supporting the work of the lawyers in the office.
You must be able to type at least 55 wpm accurately using proper keyboarding position. You must be comfortable with PCLaw; Conveyancer; Teranet; Wordperfect and Microsoft Word; Outlook; Excel; WordPress; and Adobe. You must be organized and have a strong attention to detail including an ability to see, follow and complete instructions. The candidate must have a pleasant manner both in person and on the phone. Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must. Some use of your own vehicle will be required from time to time and so a valid Driver’s Licence is also required. Formal training as a law clerk or paralegal and at least three years of recent experience in a solicitor’s practice is essential.
How to Apply and Application Deadline
If you are interested in this job opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter by fax or by email to Kathleen Robichaud.
We thank all applicants who apply for their interest in this position. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.