Position title
Senior Family Law Legal Assistant

This busy Calgary law firm outside of the downtown core is looking for a senior family law legal assistant to join their team. If you are great with people, smart, energetic and have at least 5 years of experience in family law this will be a great fit for you!



  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and Outlook);  
  • The candidate should be a team player and can interact and communicate with clients and opposing counsel comfortably; 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and work on multiple files;
  • Works well under pressure;
  • Advanced grammar and proofreading ability;
  • Well-developed interpersonal and client service skills;
  • Professional, courteous, and executes good judgment;
  • Team player, and able to work independently;
  • The ideal candidate must speak, read and write English fluently.  


Legal Specific Skills

  • Graduated with a legal assistant diploma at an accredited school; 
  • At least 5+ years of family law experience; 
  • You must be comfortable working with legal documents (divorce forms and Alberta Court forms);
  • Competent with family law procedures;
  • Comfortable independently gathering background history and information from the client;
  • Good with numbers and the ability to obtain and organize financial disclosure and net family property statements;
  • Have the ability to organize, prepare and gather Undertakings;
  • Comfortable managing deadlines as dictated by the Rules of Court; 
  • Familiar with the Rules of Court relevant to family law and court filing procedures.


We thank all applicants interested in this position; however, only qualified candidates with at least 5+ years of family law experience will be contacted for an interview. 

Beginning of employment
Family Law
Job Location
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Date posted
January 23, 2023
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Position: Senior Family Law Legal Assistant

Thank you for submitting your application. We will be contacting all qualified candidates!