Legal Assistant

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Legal Assistant

Huckabone O'Brien Instance Bradley
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: March 10th 2020
Deadline: May 9th, 2020
Description:

With more than 50 years of providing legal services in Renfrew County, the firm of Huckabone O’Brien Instance Bradley has the experience, skills and knowledge you need. Our lawyers and legal professionals have dedicated themselves to a specific area of practice in order to provide you with legal representation at the highest level.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Legal Assistant to join the firm to focus primarily in the practice areas of criminal law, small claims, provincial offences and civil litigation. This is a full-time position

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting of court documents (affidavits of service, statements of claim, forms in criminal court etc.)
  • Performing accounting-related functions, as required
  • Management of the partner’s schedule including confirmation of practice-based appointments at least one day in advance
  • Handling inquiries in the lawyer's absence
  • Providing exceptional service to the firm's clients and potential clients
  • General administrative duties including photocopying, filing and correspondence
  • Opening and closing a sale transaction and managing the file from start to finish
  • Drafting relevant documents
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Knowledge of the Criminal Code of Canada, Rules of Civil Procedure, provincial offences legislation and rules of Small Claims Court with respect to deadlines, court procedures and trial preparation
  • Proficiency with ESI Law, Microsoft Office
  • Ability to prepare documents and correspondence with little supervision
  • Strong organizational skills for managing client files in a timely and orderly manner
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize independently and work in a work environment which is fast-paced and unpredictable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with comfort liaising with clients and other internal and external professionals on a regular basis
  • Ability to remain flexible, proactive, resourceful, supportive and efficient
Additional Information

Please forward your resume in MS Word or PDF format. Resumes will be kept in the strictest of confidence.

Thank you for your interest. Those candidates we feel have the best opportunity for success will be contacted.

Contact Information
Brooke Agnew, Assistant
Huckabone O'Brien Instance Bradley
284 Pembroke Street East, PO Box 487,
Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
K8A 6X7

Email: agnewb@hsolawyers.com
Website: www.hsolawyers.com
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