Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Neumann & Associates Law Corporation - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Neumann & Associates is young, rapidly growing, civil litigation boutique law firm located in downtown Vancouver. Our main practice area is plaintiff personal injury litigation, however we also engage in estate planning, corporate law, and other general practice disciplines.

We are looking for an experienced, organized, enthusiastic, independent, personable, and diligent paralegal/legal assistant hybrid. This position will include both pre and post-litigation duties, including, but not limited to:

  • Communicating with clients, adjusters, medical clinics, witnesses, etc.;
  • Setting court/trial dates, discoveries, corresponding with registries;
  • Preparing and drafting various correspondence and documents, including court pleadings;
  • Maintaining an efficient file management and bring forward system;
  • Maintaining a full calendar, email management and managing lawyers’ practice;
  • Liaising with legal assistants, paralegals, other lawyers and clients on file progress;
  • Innovating and creating gradually more efficient administrative and filing procedures;
  • Assisting with billing, bookkeeping, and accounting services;
  • Maintaining office supplies and stationary; and
  • Other office and administrative duties as needed;

Essentially we are looking for an administrative pillar to be a foundational aspect of our growing firm. The opportunity here is substantial as the candidate is coming in almost on the ground floor of the business. There will be incredible room for growth and the position may quickly morph into an office-manager type of role.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and execution, and could end up far exceeding the standard salaries given in similar positions, if the candidate is proactive, innovative, and starkly efficacious. Bonus structures, extended benefits, flexible hours and working from home are all available with this position. We are a modern, paperless, dynamic, and innovative law firm, and we are looking for someone who can both execute the legal side of things as well as assist in the organic development and construction of the business and branding of the firm.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working at a law firm
  • Excellent handle of the English language
  • Impeccable work ethic and organizational skills
  • Capable of working extremely well under pressure and in high-stress situations
  • Great communication and team building skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • paralegal: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Legal Assistant: 3 years (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)
  • Punjabi (Preferred)
  • Mandarin (Preferred)