Legal Assistant - Family Law


Value & Profile

Our Family Law Department is currently looking for a full-time experienced legal assistant, who is able to work in a fast paced, extremely busy environment.
 
 

Scope & Responsibilities

The candidate will possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, which are necessary to draft correspondence and legal documents, schedule meetings and communicate effectively with clients, lawyers, and other professionals.      
 

Skills & Qualifications Required

The ideal individual will have 5+ years’ experience in the area of Family Law and have experience drafting various documents for all stages relating to family law matters.  Knowledge of DivorceMate would also be an asset.  The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, have the ability to manage priorities to ensure all deadlines are met, be able to multi-task, complete work with great accuracy, work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision, take initiative, when required, and be efficient with time management. 
 

We are offering

Salary to be negotiated corresponding with the successful candidates experience.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 
 
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 and the Human Rights Code. If you require accommodation in the application/interview process, please advise Dawn Power by contacting her at dpower@rossmcbride.com or by telephone at 905-667-6409. Where an accommodation is requested, Ross & McBride LLP will consult with the applicant and provide or arrange for suitable accommodation.