Lawyer Support Representative

  • Legal Aid BC
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 13, 2022
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Lawyer (Public Sector) Lawyer (Other)

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION:       Represents the Lawyer Support Department as the first point of contact for external lawyers and  third party vendors working on legal aid referrals by providing end to end support during contract cycle including: new lawyer orientation and onboarding, helpdesk support for inquiries from lawyers regarding LABC Tariffs, contract and billing entitlements, technical support for lawyer portal, assessment of extraordinary billing; assess, coordinate and process authorization requests from lawyers; interpret and provide summary for case review lawyer on extraordinary fee requests in the areas of service in Criminal, CFCSA, Immigration, Family, Judicial Appeals, Duty Counsel, Circuit Court, disbursement and transcripts based on interpretation of tariff and organization policies.     The following job duties are illustrative examples, and shall not be construed as an exhaustive description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.     VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT www.legalaid.bc.ca   We would like to thank all external applicants for their interest but regret that only those shortlisted will be contacted. The Legal Aid BC is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian Society. Members of equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.