Legal Assistant, Litigation

  • Ross & McBride LLP
  • Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Sep 14, 2020
Full time Law Clerk Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary Paralegal

Job Description

Ross & McBride LLP is Hamilton’s largest law firm with a rich history of commitment to our clients and our community. We pride ourselves on offering a full-service menu of innovative legal services to individuals, businesses, and institutions throughout our community and beyond.

Our Consumer Group is currently looking for a full-time legal assistant.

The ideal individual will have 3+ years’ civil litigation and small claims court experience. The candidate will have the ability to multi-task, work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take the initiative when required. The candidate will also possess strong communication skills which are necessary to draft correspondence and legal documents, schedule meetings and obtain necessary information in detail from clients, lawyers and other professionals.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

- DETAIL ORIENTED

- THRIVES AS PART OF A TEAM

- SHOWS INITIATIVE

- CONTINUOUSLY SEEKING IMPROVEMENT

- STRONG COMMUNICATIONS

- EFFECTIVE TIME MANAGEMENT

Our Firm’s success is built on the unique skills, perspectives, experiences and values of each individual. We encourage a corporate culture that respects and celebrates the dignity, value and diversity of all. The Firm is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and has created policies and procedures to meet the requirements under the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. If you require accommodation in the application/interview process, please advise Ms. Schmidtz by contacting her at 905-572-5837. Where an accommodation is requested, Ross & McBride LLP will consult with the applicant and provide or arrange for suitable accommodation. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are offering:

§ Remuneration commensurate with experience

§ Opportunities for professional development and growth

§ Bonus potential

§ Group Benefits Package

§ Health and Wellness Program and Fitness Club Membership

§ Participation in our Community Benevolence Initiative – PB|365

§ Opportunities for professional development, learning and growth

§ A collegial and dynamic work environment which values work/life balance and personal development