Legal Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are looking for a Legal Assistant to undertake a variety of administrative and clerical tasks in our fast-paced downtown Charlottetown law office. You will work under the supervision of an attorney and will also provide support in assigned legal files. The goal is to sustain efficiency of all office procedures and case management so as to guarantee reliability and consistency.

Responsibilities:

Provide administrative support to one or more lawyers
Effectively communicate with clients, colleagues and partners
Produce and file various legal documents such as appeals, motions or petitions
Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate
Maintain and update inventories of contact details
Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders

Requirements:

Proven experience as legal secretary, minimum 3-5 years
Knowledge of legal terminology, regulations and court system
Excellent knowledge of MS Office
Outstanding time-management and typing skills
Ability to multitask and being comfortable dealing with a diverse pool of people
Legal Assistant certification or diploma preferred

If interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter.

Salary and Benefits:

$35,000-$40,000 per year, 40 hours per week
Permanent, full-time

LANGUAGES
English

SKILLS
Ability to Multitask; Oral and Written Communication; Time Management; Typing;