Litigation Legal Assistant

  • Company:
    Klopp Richards
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    22 hours ago
  • Category:
    Legal/Law

Litigation Legal Assistant
Our client is seeking an experienced Litigation Legal Assisatant to independently manage the daily activities of her/his lawyers in their litigation practices. The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, be collaborative, professional, adaptable, positive and interested in their work.
Responsibilities:
A strong client service approach – ready, willing, and able
Impeccable proofreading and grammar skills
Being organized, with high attention to detail and accuracy when completing tasks
Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to be resourceful and work with minimal instruction or supervision
Being able to work within tight timelines to meet deadlines, reassessing priorities as needed
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) when dealing with lawyers, clients, staff and third parties
Being proactive and taking initiative in anticipation
of next steps
Qualifications:
Handling all administrative duties such as email and calendar management, coordinating meetings, making travel arrangements, etc.
Preparing and maintaining a bring-forward system, as well as providing appropriate reminders
Under legal professional supervision, preparing legal documents and correspondence according to precedents and/or instructions (drafting letters, revising draft documents, and preparing document comparisons)
Transcribing digital dictation
Entering time dockets
Liaising with Billing Coordinators for the monthly production of accounts
Ensuring all physical and electronic filing is organized and up to date on a regular basis
Delegating tasks to, and coordinating with, other administrative departments
Providing backup coverage in the absence of other assistants
Other duties, as assigned, such as reception coverage
from time to time
We thank you for your interest in this role however only those applicants who are legally eligible to work in Canada can be considered at this time
Please visit our website at
www.klopprichards.com
to apply for this or other vacancies through Klopp Richards & Associates. All candidates will be subject to pre-employment screening which may include; criminal, credit and employment verification, drug & alcohol testing and drivers abstract. A minimum of 2 employment references will be required.
Klopp Richards & Associates’ mission is to be a single source staffing partner creating value for local businesses and Candidates by developing long term relationships based on open communication, integrity, and trust. We understand that searching for a new opportunity can be a full-time job. At Klopp Richards & Associates, we take a personal interest in your career goals, whether they are short-term or long-term. We value our relationship with you as strongly as with our Clients.