Legal Assistant

Cochrane Saxberg - Winnipeg, MB (9 months ago)

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We are looking to add a full time Legal Assistant to our growing team.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Preparing legal/court documents and correspondence based on written instruction, verbal direction and precedents;
Management of electronic and physical legal files, including diarizing files;
Assist with general practice management, including filing and scheduling meetings;
Working in the day-to-day support of a lawyer’s practice; and
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Legal experience or training would be an asset. In lieu of legal training or experience, we will accept candidates who have a University Degree.
Experience in Child Protection Law would be an asset;
Strong knowledge of basic legal concepts, principles and terminology;
Strong organization and time management skills with the ability to prioritize workload;
Excellent writing skills including proper spelling, grammar and punctuation;
Exceptional computer software skills using Microsoft Office. Experience with document management software would be an asset;
Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information;
A strong work ethic, delivering service with energy and enthusiasm;
Ability to take initiative when necessary and to interact with other employees to assist them as needed.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in learning more about this career opportunity, you are invited to submit a resume in confidence to .

We encourage applicants to voluntarily self declare in the cover letter or resume if they are from any of the following equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those that meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview.