Legal Assistant

  • Thomson Rogers
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 11, 2024
Hybrid Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Thomson Rogers is currently seeking a Legal Assistant to join its Family Law Group.

About Us:

The Family Law group at Thomson Rogers is a thriving dynamic team of 6 lawyers that is well known in the legal community.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Open files with accurate information
  • Communicate regularly with lawyers, staff, and clients
  • Scheduling lawyers’ calendar with appointments, mediations, discoveries, pre-trials, trials, motions, zoom meetings, etc.
  • Screening potential new clients for accurate background information and potential conflicts
  • Completing dictations in a timely manner
  • Compiling court documents (memos, pre-trial memos, etc.)
  • Drafting, preparing, and revising routine correspondence and documents
  • Assist in preparation of briefs and records for mediations, trials, hearings, and motions
  • Monitor deadlines, diarize reminders, and assist lawyers in preparing to file timely responses per deadlines
  • Fax, mail, scan, photocopy, and save documents electronically to document management system
  • Closing files
  • Additional administrative duties as required


  • Minimum of 1 year of family law litigation experience is required
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Family Law rules and procedures
  • Team player attitude with excellent verbal and written communication
  • Experience with hyperlinking, and bookmarking
  • Ability to prioritize various tasks, work in a fast-paced environment, and take initiative
  • Experience with Microsoft office products (Outlook, Teams, Word, and Excel), Kofax PDF, iManage, Zoom, and Soluno considered an asset

Administrative Items:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Employer paid benefits coverage
  • Hybrid work model after the first three months

How to apply:

If you are looking for a new employment challenge and would like to join one of Canada’s leading law firms, please reply in confidence to:

Alison Russell

390 Bay Street, Suite 3100
Toronto, ON
M5H 1W2