We are hiring for a Family Law Legal Assistant.

Legal Assistant – Lancaster, Brooks & Welch LLP

Role: Legal Assistant – Family Law

We are Niagara’s oldest law firm (1882), located in St Catharines – our established, and respected family law department is expanding. We are seeking a legal assistant to support the day-to-day activities of a lawyer whose primary responsibility is Family Law.

This role requires a thorough knowledge and understanding of the Family Law Act and Family Law rules, court procedures including filing deadlines and initiative to work independently with a strong attention to detail.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Calendar and schedule management
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients and courts in a professional manner
  • Preparation and drafting of correspondence and documents, where necessary
  • Data entry and data management
  • Prepare legal documents and/or correspondence for review
  • Assist lawyer(s) with trial and hearing preparation
  • Monitors proceedings for updates, schedules, and deadlines
  • Perform various administrative functions, including but not limited to, conflict checks, maintain and organize client files and client lists
  • Billing and collection of accounts

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • College diploma
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills for liaising with clients, lawyers and court offices
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills, strong initiative and exceptional ability to work in a team-oriented atmosphere
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office and DivorceMate)
  • Ability to prioritize and focus.

Job Type: Full-time employment, Health and Dental Benefits, Competitive Salary

To Apply for this Job: Please send resume to careers@lbwlawyers.com

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St. Catharines Office
PO Box 790,
Ste 800 – 80 King St.
905-641-1551

Welland Office 
PO Box 67,
Ste 202 – 3 Cross St.
905-735-5684