Administration and Innovation Specialist - Law Firm

  • Kissack Law
  • Oakville, ON, Canada
  • Jan 15, 2020
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

A Humble, Agile, Smart, Control Freak

We are a small and growing corporate/charity law firm looking to add a humble, agile, smart, control freak.  That means you love to learn, love people, love finding new ways to do things, love systems and are a stickler for details and processes.   We’re like that, and if that’s you, we’re a good fit for you -- so keep reading!

Here’s the position:

ADMINISTRATION – the Humble Control Freak Part

  • Provide proactive administrative support to business lawyers and law clerk
  • Perform some accounting support functions
  • Perform general office maintenance and support tasks
  • Welcome clients and visitors
  • Coordinate office system issues with service providers
  • And some other things like that – you get the drift

 FIRM MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGY – the Agile, Smart Control Freak Part

  • Helping us figure out how to implement our Mission -- to build remarkable enterprises. And remarkable lives – consistent with our values:
    • Service
    • Excellence
    • Innovation
    • Fun
  • Working alongside us to develop systems to identify, measure and track Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) and improve our existing processes (and develop new ones)
  • Assistance in Marketing and feedback, including creative writing – yeah! -- let’s grow!
  • Evaluating and implementing Software to go better, faster, cheaper – like the big guys, only smarter
  • Deploying your learning skills to move up the value and learning chain

 WHAT WE OFFER

  • Working with people like you
  • Compensation that reflects we look for more than just administration, more than just the average, and we don’t mind paying above market to get it

EXPECTATIONS

  • A Diploma/Certificate in a related Legal Assistant or Paralegal Program (e.g., not wills and estates)
  • At least 1 year of law firm administrative experience, business law firm environment an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with PCLaw and Worldox an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior ability to multitask
  • Superior organizational skills

But here’s what will make you stand out:

  • You are tech savvy and finding, evaluating, learning, and using new software tools sounds like fun!
  • You are skillful in balancing work and fun
  • People love you; you build strong relationships and rapport with others -- employees and clients
  • You are resourceful
  • You have a reputation for making things happen and getting things done
  • You are an achiever and enthusiastic with a passion for excellence

 If this is you, we would love to receive your resume by sending it to: julie@kissacklaw.com

 

Practice Area(s)

Business law

Experience

At least 1 year of law firm administrative experience, business law firm environment an asset