Legal Assistant

  • Diamond & Diamond Lawyers
  • Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
  • Oct 14, 2019
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

We currently have a full-time opening for a Legal Administrative Assistant to support litigation. We pride ourselves in our commitment to our community and in our collegial though a professional workplace. We look for individuals to join our team who share our goals for personal and professional fulfillment, and those who value a firm culture and management style that fosters respect for everyone while rewarding individual responsibility, initiative, and creativity. As a firm we are committed to opportunities and development amongst all Associates and staff members.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will assume a position of significant responsibility, including (among other responsibilities):

  • Perform LAA responsibilities from file opening to closing
  • Review incoming correspondence and draft responses
  • Draft pleadings, correspondence and related documents
  • Schedule appointments, trial, examination for discoveries, IMEs and related calendar management
  • Maintain file organization
  • Maintain bring forward system and court diary
  • Handle associated legal administrative assistant tasks

THE CANDIDATE

Our ideal candidate is a motivated and diligent self-starter who works well with a team, exhibits a proactive work style and positive approach to problem solving, is detail oriented and organized, displays exceptional analytical abilities, brings strong communication skills.

To be considered, you must have:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in ICBC Plaintiff
  • A graduate of a recognized LAA program
  • Strong working knowledge of court rules and procedures
  • Excellent word processing skills (MS Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Has a high level of accuracy and proofreading

While we are grateful to all applicants for their interest in our firm, only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted. Please forward your resume and cover letter to Jasleen Johal.

Practice Area(s)

personal injury law