FULL-TIME PARALEGAL/LAA NEEDED FOR FAMILY LAW IN LEADING BOUTIQUE LAW FIRM!

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Our client, one of British Columbia’s leading boutique law firms in the areas of construction, commercial and matrimonial dispute resolution is looking for a Full-time Paralegal/LAA to join their Family Law team!

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with clients and opposing counsel for the collection, review and production of documents as well as drafting routine correspondence
  • Reviewing documents and coding for relevance and privilege
  • Preparing pleadings, including:
    • Form F8 Financial Statements
    • Affidavits
    • Notices of Application
    • Lists of Documents
  • Reviewing documents and coding for relevance and privilege along with reviewing/preparing transcript summaries and assisting lawyers with all aspects of trial preparations

Qualifications and skills required:

  • 5+ years of litigation experience with a specialty in family with thorough knowledge of Family Law rules
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary LAA and/or paralegal program or the real world equivalent and the ability to work overtime if required
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of BC Supreme Court Rules, court practices and procedures and filing deadlines
  • Exceptional time management, organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work under pressure, complete tasks with speed and accuracy, the ability to multi-task in response to changing situations, and the ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail and desire to provide quality work with a high level of accuracy;
  • Excellent judgement and the ability to exercise discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters
  • High client service orientation with a strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently, take initiative and be resourceful
  • Proficiency in file organization and time management with exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in MS Word, Excel and Outlook, DivorceMate

Preferred:

  • Experience with Eclipse
  • Experience with PCLaw

Our client offers comprehensive group benefits and other perks within a fun and friendly environment

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