Legal Administrative Assistant

  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Nov 19, 2017
Full time Legal Assistant

Job Description

Legal Administrative Assistant – Floater

Lawson Lundell LLP is a leading regional Canadian business law firm with offices in Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary and Yellowknife, who is known for its practical, strategic, approach to legal and business problems. We have been recognized by Chambers Canada as the #1 regional law firm in the country, by Canadian Lawyer magazine as the #1 regional firm in British Columbia, Alberta and the territories since 2010, and our lawyers have received national and international recognition in numerous legal directories and publications. Our clients are leaders in the jurisdictions where we are located and around the world.

Standard Responsibilities:

The Floater role provides essential Legal Assistant coverage to the lawyers during vacation and other absences of their regularly assigned assistant. The Floater Legal Assistant will need to liaise with other Legal Assistants, Paralegals, Lawyers and clients regarding file progress. Duties will include document editing, file maintenance and management, time entry, billing, managing a bring forward system, providing overflow assistance, and other various general administrative duties. This position is full-time, Monday to Friday.

Qualifications:

  • 1 - 2 years of experience in a legal environment
  • Legal Administrative Assistant certification from an accredited institution
  • Exceptional aptitude in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and solve problems in a fast paced environment
  • Has the ability to work both independently and a part of a collegial team
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Displays extraordinary customer service in a professional, mature and courteous manner
  • Highly dependable and adaptable with great work ethic
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills

If you are a professional, motivated hardworking team player with a positive outlook and would like to share your expertise with us, please submit your resume with a cover letter to Kristi Smitas.

Although we thank all applicants for their interest in Lawson Lundell LLP, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Practice Area(s)

o liaise with other Legal Assistants, Paralegals, Lawyers and clients

Experience

1-2 years'