Hiring a Family Law Paralegal to work in Multi-service Downtown Law Firm!

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Our client is a multi-service law firm that is hiring a family law paralegal to work in their family law department for three lawyers. Previous family law experience is considered to be a huge asset and they would also consider an LAA who has been doing a similar role and wants to move into a Paralegal role.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Moving files forward within client expectations
  • Drafting agreements, notice of applications and affidavits
  • Preparing legal documents for Supreme and Provincial Courts, as well as Courts of Appeal
  • Managing calendars and scheduling court dates
  • Handling incoming intake calls and referrals
  • Setting examinations for applications, trials, mediations and discovery

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years in family law
  • LAA or Paralegal diploma or certification
  • Understanding of Supreme and BC Provincial Court rules/procedures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle high volume work and prioritize
  • Experience in civil litigation is considered an asset
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe and Divorcemate
  • Worldox experience is considered an asset

If you feel you meet these expectations of the job description, please send us your resume today!

 

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