Cox & Palmer Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Nov 27, 2018Full time
Our Moncton Office has an immediate opening for a Evening/Weekend Bilingual Litigation Legal Assistant. Position is permanent, full-time and offers flexible hours (2pm-10pm or 3pm-11pm would be ideal). Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service. At Cox & Palmer, our support staff is an essential part of our team effort to deliver outstanding service to our clients. Cox & Palmer provides a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits: Employer paid premiums for individual or family health and dental benefits; Pension with matching employer contribution; Employee assistance program; and Annual fitness allowance. SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES Maintain detailed and accurate client and administrative files; Draft a wide range of legal documents and correspondence; Proofread, data entry, photocopy, and other office related duties; Establish and maintain a calendar and reminder system; and All tasks must be performed with a high degree of accuracy. SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Spoken and written proficiency in both French and English; Five plus years of experience working in a legal assistant role; Legal Assistant or Paralegal diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution; Above average proficiency in Microsoft applications and typing skills; Excellent proofreading, spelling and grammar skills; Superior organizational abilities. Detail oriented; Preference will be given to applicants with previous litigation experience. This position will remain posted until successfully filled. Qualified candidates who are interested in this position should send a covering letter and resume to: Human Resources Cox & Palmer 644 Main Street, Suite 500 Moncton, NB E1C 1E2 Fax: (506) 856-8150 firstname.lastname@example.org We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Cox & Palmer is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is a member of the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN) and Pride at Work Canada.