Emery Jamieson is always interested in adding qualified, competent, & dedicated people to our team. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, along with a matching pension plan for staff.
If there are no positions available at this time, you may submit your resume for any possible future openings. We will keep your application on file.
A Cover Letter along with an attached Resume may be submitted to Tracey Traikovski, at firstname.lastname@example.org, in confidence.
Senior Legal Assistant
The position is responsible for providing legal and administrative support to lawyers with a focus in civil litigation, arbitration and mediation and other matters.
Overview of Responsibilities
Compose routine memos, correspondence, demand letters, draft pleading and settlement agreements, personal directives and responses to matters dealing with legal content requiring considerable discretion and judgment.
Prepare and maintain trial books, briefs, factums, disclosures, pleadings, transcripts, exhibits, affidavits, undertakings, collate materials and provide copies of case law documents.
Prepare and register builders’ liens, draft caveats, conduct land title searches and register documents with Land Titles.
Coordinate the production of information and documentation for outside counsel or investigation and/or external enforcement agencies.
Answer client/lawyer telephone calls and provide assistance coordinating client files, all incoming emails and faxes addressed to the lawyer.
Arrange client appointments, schedule meetings, arbitration hearings and mediations; meeting room rentals and guest room bookings, follow-up on client billing and account balance matters.
Maintain and enter lawyer’s time and client account activity utilizing the Firm’s accounting and time gathering systems.
Complete client/matter file openings, file set-up and maintenance, file retrieval and closure as requested by the lawyer.
Other tasks as required.
Qualifications and Experience
Successful completion of a legal assistant/paralegal program.
Five or more years’ experience with civil litigation, arbitration and mediation matters.
High proficiency working with MS Office 365 Suite, Adobe Pro, PCLaw, and other resources commonly used by the legal profession.
Ability to organize and prioritize work, handle multiple assignments and work in a fast paced, high volume, deadlines driven environment.
Keen attention to detail and committed to producing accurate and high quality work.
Ability to work well with clients experiencing sensitive/difficult circumstances and handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner.
Highly reliable, able to work independently and be a team player.
If this opportunity sounds like it would be a good fit, please send your resume along with a cover letter to the attention of Ms. Tracey Traikovski at TTraikovski@emeryjamieson.com. Your application will be held in confidence.
Emery Jamieson LLP thanks all interested applicants but only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.