Hiring a LAA to Work in Litigation for Mid-sized Vancouver Law Firm

Job Duration:

Job Type:

Our client is a mid-sized law firm located in downtown Vancouver and they are seeking to hire a full-time litigation legal administrative assistant to join their team. The new hire will work directly with a partner and an associate lawyer as well as support all litigation lawyers and staff.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare litigation documents and pleadings as required, including application records and Briefs of Authorities;
  • File documents with registries when required;
  • Schedule discoveries, trial dates and other meetings;
  • Assist in file/document management, including updating pleadings binders, ensuring all electronic and paper filing complete;
  • Prepare general correspondence;
  • Deal directly with clients, experts and referral sources;
  • Manage more complex tasks in order to move files forward in a meaningful way;
  • Maintain primary responsibility for full billing cycle;
  • Participate with other team members in covering reception breaks as necessary;
  • Complete all other administrative tasks as required.

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a law firm, preferably in the commercial litigation and/or insurance coverage disputes
  • Completion of a recognized Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate program
  • Knowledge of BC litigation processes and court procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), and Adobe
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities required to prioritize a high volume of tasks or competing priorities;
  • Ability to manage multiple internal clients and be responsive to the needs of each
  • Flexible to work overtime as needed.

If your skills match what is requested, please send your resume today!

  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.