LEGAL ASSISTANT

JSS Barristers is seeking a junior legal assistant to complement our team.

We are looking for a legal assistant who fits in with our culture and shares our values: a team player who is flexible, resourceful, able to manage deadlines and shifting priorities and has a strong work ethic. He/she will report directly to the office manager and may take direction from one or more lawyers, as well as provide support for other assistants. The legal assistant will be responsible for drafting correspondence and legal documents using firm approved precedents and / or from dictation, handwritten, or other notes. File maintenance is a critical component of a legal assistant's role, which may include daily filing, file organization, opening files, closing files, keeping client file lists, and maintaining tracking systems for limitations, follow-up dates and general file activity. He / she will be responsible for handling incoming and outgoing mail, answering client telephone calls and inquiries, as well as general administrative duties including some time entry and bill preparation.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a fun work environment. Please submit resumes, before June 5, 2017, by emailing Debbie Davis (davisd [at] jssbarristers [dot] ca) with the subject line "Legal Assistant".