Legal administrative assistants (NOC 1242)

  • WooW Canada Immigration - LegaMax Legal Services Professional Corporation
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Jan 28, 2020
Full time Entry Level Legal Professional Services Toronto, ON

Job Description

Job brief

We are looking for a self-motivated Legal assistant to ensure the smooth running of the office and effective case management. You will provide a broad spectrum of legal services under the supervision of an attorney.

Main duties:

  • Provide administrative support to a lawyer and enhance office effectiveness
  • Handle communication with clients
  • Prepare case briefs and summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimony
  • Conduct documentary research
  • Locate and develop case-relevant information
  • Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Monitor deadlines and juggle calendars

Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols
  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in English
  • Working knowledge of case management software
  • Excellent secretarial and organizational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure
  • Legal Assistant certification or diploma