Associate Lawyer

Marie G Michaels & Associates professional corporation - Ajax, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

We are seeking a Family Law Associate to become a part of our team! You must have an LL.B. or J.D., be licensed to practise law in Ontario and be a member in good standing with the LSO. You will represent clients in legal proceedings, draw up legal documents and advise clients on legal transactions.

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting applications, answers, replies and other court documents.
  • Preparing for and attending conferences.
  • Represent clients in negotiations, mediation, mediation/arbitration and court appearances.
  • Prepare for and attend motions.
  • Correspond with clients and third parties.
  • Comply with all legal standards and regulations.
  • Maintain your own files while also being available to assist with senior counsel's files or acting as agent for others.
  • Other related tasks

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in family law (at least two years)
  • Familiarity with various legal documents
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to build rapport with clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work as a member of the team as well as independently
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent self-discipline

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • family law: 2 years (Preferred)