Mid-Sized Law Firm Hiring an Experienced Family Law Paralegal/LAA

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Our client is one of British Columbia’s leading boutique law firms.  Located in Downtown Vancouver, they are seeking an experienced Paralegal/LAA to join their family law team.  See below for their full detailed job description.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with clients and opposing counsel for the collection, review and production of documents
  • 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 and preparing transcript summaries
  • Assisting lawyers with all aspects of trial preparations

Qualifications and skills required:

  • 5+ years of litigation experience with a specialty in family
  • Successful completion of a post-secondary LAA and/or paralegal program or the real world equivalent
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of BC Supreme Court Rules, court practices and procedures and filing deadlines
  • Thorough knowledge of Family Law Act
  • 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
  • Strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently, take initiative and be resourceful
  • Proficiency in file organization and time management
  • The ability to work overtime if required
  • Experience in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and DivorceMate

The salary range for this position is $70,000 – $95,000 and benefits include Extended Health, Vision and Dental coverage, Long Term Disability Insurance, Short-Term Disability Top-up Program, Parental Leave Top-up Program, Professional Development & Education reimbursement, Vacation and Paid Sick time, Matching Group RRSP plan, Health & Wellness Allowance, and Firm Social Events.

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