Fabulous full service law firm located downtown Toronto is seeking to hire a family law legal assistant.
Prepare documents and correspondence through transcription and copy-typing, making revisions as necessary.
Prepare expense reports, courier forms, file opening forms, photocopying, scanning, faxing, filing and creation of file folders.
Schedule and confirm appointments, meetings, and conferences.
Prepare and generate pre-bills for monthly billing, as needed.
Book travel and make reservations, as required.
Organize, maintain, and accurately file correspondence, invoices and receipts via paper and digital formats.
Eliminate unnecessary or outdated materials transferring inactive files to storage according to file maintenance guidelines.
Legal Assistant, Law Clerk or Paralegal Certificate/Diploma from an accredited institution.
5+ years’ experience working within a family law practice area in a law firm.
Solid understanding of Family Law Rules and court filing processes.
Hands-on experience working with transactional/complex documents.
Document specialist capability, with strong technical skills working within Microsoft Office, Divorcemate and ACL.
Solid transcription and proofreading skills.
Familiar with developing basic Excel and PowerPoint charts.
Strong eye for detail.
Ability to communicate in a professional manner and provide exceptional client service.
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities with ease.
Hands-on experience with pre-bill administration (preferably using 3E).
Familiarity working within a DMS system is an asset.