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Junior Family Law Assistant

 

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Firm Name: RHK MANAGEMENT/RICKETTS HARRIS LLP
Posted: Wed. Aug 14, 2019
Location: Downtown Toronto

Job Type

  • Legal Assistant

Junior Family Law Assistant

Firm Description

Ricketts Harris LLP is a well-established law firm located on the subway line in downtown Toronto. Our firm is professional, client-serviced focused that provides a team-oriented and friendly working environment for all lawyers and staff.

We are currently seeking a dynamic Legal Assistant with at least 1 – 5 years prior Family Law experience. For the right candidate, this is a terrific opportunity to grow their 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
  • Miscellaneous tasks as required

Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum of 1 -5 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
  • Team player

Please forward your resume to cmittendorfer@rickettsharris.com.                        

We appreciate and thank all candidates for their interest in the position; however, only selected candidates will be contacted.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

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