EMPLOYER: Law Office of Kathleen Robichaud
LEGAL ASSISTANT SOUGHT: The Law Office of Kathleen Robichaud is looking for a full-time, experienced Legal Assistant to join their team. The office is located in a charming old house in Manotick.
About the Opportunity
Your job here would be to help clients with some of the most important events in their lives including making a Will and estate planning; administering the estate of a loved one; the purchase or the sale of significant assets like a business or a home. As a Legal Assistant at this firm you will support the work of a senior lawyer work together with at least one other Legal Assistant. You will assist with the drafting of Wills; preparation of estate administration documents; the preparation of transaction documents for real estate purchases and sales; for incorporating a company; and, for purchases and sales of businesses and with keeping the documents organized. You will also assist with general day to day tasks within the office and with supporting the work of the lawyers in the office.
You must be able to type using proper keyboarding position. You will need basic office skills including having the ability to create folders in file explorer; add paper to a photocopy machine or be capable of figuring out how; be able to send a fax; operate a land line telephone; address an envelope to be sent by mail and complete the information required by a courier service to send or pick-up a document. You must be comfortable with working on a computer and preferably have experience using PCLaw or other legal accounting software; Conveyancer/Unity and other software used for producing legal documents as well as with; Teranet; Wordperfect and Microsoft Word; Outlook; Excel; and Adobe. You must be organized and have a strong attention to detail including an ability to see, follow and complete instructions. The candidate must have a pleasant manner both in person and on the phone. Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must. You may need to drive to the bank from time to time and so a valid Driver's Licence is also required, as is the use of your vehicle to get to the bank or other places you need to drive to. Regular bus service is not available to the office. Formal training as a law clerk or paralegal and recent experience in a solicitor's practice is essential.
How to Apply and Application Deadline
If you are interested in this job opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter by fax to 866-888-1730 or by email to Kathleen Robichaud. You can get the email address from the website. To minimize spam and other unwelcome messages, the email address has not been included in this posting. Please send in your application on or before February 1, 2023.
For information about the law office go to www.klearlaw.ca.
We thank all applicants who apply for their interest in this position. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
START DATE: 31/01/2023