Position title
Legal Assistant - General - Outside Victoria, BC
Description

Our client, south of Victoria, BC is looking to hire a legal assistant with at least 2 years of legal experience.  For the right candidate, this is an opportunity to cross-train and expand your current skill set as a legal assistant.

The ideal candidate has a mature outlook coupled with a customer service background and excellent time management skills. It is preferred that the successful candidate possess an office assistant certificate or a legal assistant certificate from an accredited program. The role includes initial support to senior paralegals and lawyers practising in a variety of areas, preparation of legal forms, filing, handling phone calls/emails, scheduling appointments, accepting forms of payments and other various administrative tasks routinely performed by legal assistants.

This opportunity is intended to be full-time. Flex-Time and part-time may be available with the full intention to grow into full-time.

Qualifications

Desired Skills:

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Outlook.
  • Overall general office skills including ability to manage calendars and client contact information.
  • Multi-task and prioritize work and meet quickly changing deadlines.
  • Able to efficiently prepare, compile and organize legal and administrative correspondence and documents.
  • Good with technology with the ability to learn new programs quickly.
  • Comfortable liaising with court services and agents.
  • Honest, reliable, mature, and self-directed.

Helpful skills:

  • Previous experience in a legal office.
  • Prior use of Excel and Adobe.
Job Location
Date posted
June 24, 2020
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Position: Legal Assistant - General - Outside Victoria, BC

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