General Litigation LAA Needed to Work for Managing Partner in Downtown Law Firm

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Our client, a firm serving real estate developers, entrepreneurs, commercial lenders and borrowers, is looking for a litigation legal assistant to support a partner and associate in their busy litigation practice.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing calendar and file list
  • Opening and closing files
  • Scheduling discoveries, mediations, trials, applications, arbitrations and appointments
  • Filing documents, including e-filing and arranging service of documents
  • Communications with court registries
  • Drafting correspondence, documents & pleadings
  • Preparing for trial
  • Following up with clients and opposing counsel
  • Preparing book of authorities, list of documents and filing application records
  • Generating pre-bills and invoices
  • Conducting BC online LTSA Searches

Qualifications:

  • LAA diploma or relevant experience
  • Strong knowledge of BC Supreme Court Civil Rules
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Outlook, BC Online, MYLTSA
  • Knowledge of Lexis Nexis, WestLaw and CanLII research tools
  • Knowledge of BC Court order Interest Calculator and Express Scribe Transcription software
  • Eclipse is an asset
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize, time manage, and adapt

If you feel confident about your abilities and the job description, please send your resume today

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