Family Law Paralegal Opening in Boutique Law Firm Located in Vancouver

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Our client is one of British Columbia’s leading boutique law firms in the areas of construction, commercial and matrimonial dispute resolution and they are looking for a full-time Family Paralegal to join their team.


  • Collaborate with clients and opposing counsel for the collection, review and production of documents
  • Draft routine correspondence
  • Review documents and code them for relevance and privilege
  • Prepare pleadings, including form F8 Financial Statements, affidavits, notices of application & lists of documents
  • Review and prepare transcript summaries
  • Assist lawyers with all aspects of trial preparations

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5+ years of litigation experience, preference for family law experience
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary LAA and/or paralegal program or the real-world equivalent
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of BC Supreme Court Rules, court practices and procedures and filing deadlines
  • Thorough knowledge of Family Law Act
  • The ability to work overtime if required
  • Experience in Adobe, MS Word, Excel, Outlook and DivorceMate.
  • Exceptional time management
  • Ability to multi-task in response to changing situations, and the ability to manage multiple deadlines with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent judgement and the ability to exercise discretion
  • High client service orientation
  • Strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently
  • Proficiency in file organization and time management
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

The salary range for this position is $65,000 – $95,000. Benefits provided include:

  • Extended Health, Vision and Dental coverage
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Top-up Program
  • Parental Leave Top-up Program
  • Professional development & education reimbursement
  • Vacation, paid sick time and paid or banked overtime
  • Group RRSP plan with 2% matching
  • Annual health & wellness allowance
  • Firm social events
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