LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – LITIGATION

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Our client, a mid-size law firm in downtown Vancouver, has, for over close to a hundred years, maintained its reputation as a firm which offers the highest quality of professional services. The values and standards set by earlier generations have remained but it is comprised of a dynamic group of lawyers and staff who practice law in a spirit of collegiality and openness.  They value their familial and friendly culture and are seeking a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant position in litigation to join their team located in either their Kelowna or Vancouver office.

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling appearances and independent medical examinations
  • Scheduling mediations, discoveries and appointments
  • Attending to court filings
  • Organizing files, document binders and other file related materials
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Maintaining Bring Forward and Limitation systems
  • Preparing bills
  • General administration as needed

Key Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years’ experience working as a Legal Administrative Assistant in insurance defense
  • Graduate of an accredited Legal Administrative Assistant program

Key Skills:

  • Solid understanding of civil litigation procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly using discretion, tact and courtesy
  • Proficiency with computers including MS Word, Excel and other relevant programs
  • Excellent document drafting skills
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail
  • Client service orientation
  • Ability to handle a high volume of work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience in a legal environment strongly preferred

What They Offer:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program
  • Challenging and supportive work environment
  • Strong work/life balance
  • Employee Assistance Program

PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME IN COMPLETE CONFIDENCE IF YOU’D LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY.  We would be happy to meet with you in person or on Zoom/telephone to discuss!

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