Seeking Senior LAA or Paralegal for Litigation in Coquitlam Law Firm to Assist a Senior Partner

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We have a client that is hiring a senior LAA or paralegal to work for a senior partner in a mid-sized law firm that covers numerous areas of laws. The role will assist with a high volume of plaintiff personal injury files along with some family law and estate litigation files as well. Working on a team of 4 assistants, 2 of whom are senior LAA’s, this role will fill one of the senior assistant positions.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Draft court documents, pleadings and correspondence
  • Entering dockets and preparing accounts
  • File preparation and management
  • Applying proofreading and editing skills to documents and correspondence
  • Obtaining instruction and information from clients and forwarding to lawyer
  • Manage BF system
  • Book court dates and communicate with court registries
  • Organize and assemble chambers records, books of authorities, appeal records and appeal books
  • Obtain and index cases from QuickLaw and other sources
  • Provide support to other lawyers and staff as requested
  • Other general and administrative tasks as required

Qualifications

  • 5 or more years working as a LAA/Paralegal in a law firm
  • Above average attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of rules of court and related forms
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to multitask and to work with limited supervision
  • Graduation from LAA/Paralegal program

If you have experience and are looking to join a successful and highly appreciated law firm, please send us your resume today.

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