Seeking Enthusiastic Paralegal

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Seeking a full-time paralegal to support a general practice law firm opening in Tantallon in January 2016.

Our ideal candidate is a professional, yet enthusiastic person with a postitive ‘can do’ attitude who is motivated at the prospect of helping build a firm from the ground up. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to play a significant role in establishing the work flow processes of the office. 


  • Preparation and revision of letters, court forms, affidavits, deeds, corporate minute books and various other required documents both independently and via dictation;
  • Liaise with external lawyers and the courts as required;
  • Significant client contact via phone, email and in person;
  • Elements of office management (eg. managing incoming invoices)
  • Receiving and processing clients funds;
  • Time entry and preparation of pre-bills;
  • Assist will all elements of the firms marketing efforts, including attending local functions.
  • Coordinating and scheduling appointments;
  • Managing office supplies;
  • Maintaining the reception area and boardroom;
  • Photocopying, faxing, mailing, filing, scanning, dictation, assembling of court documents;
  • Initially this employee will also fulfill general reception duties.


  • Understand that maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality is paramount;
  • A desire to work with minimal supervision, multi-task and prioritize projects, follow detailed instructions and work under strict deadlines in a fast paced environment;
  • An understanding of when to follow directions and when to take the initiative to solve or prevent a problem, along with a willingness to take ownership of final work product;
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills and a strong customer service focus;
  • Attention to detail, excellent grammar and spelling skills; and strong organization skills;
  • Above average proficiency in Microsoft Office and an ability to learn new software quickly;
  • Competent using the internet including familiarity with popular social media platforms.

We offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience. We are open to creative negotiation with respect to total compensation (eg. Flex-time, Benefits)

Hours will typically be M-F, 8:30 – 4:00, though some extended hours may be required on occasion.

Interested candidates may apply, in confidence, by emailing their cover letter and resume to

Applications will be accepted up to close of business October 30.

Expiry Date: 
Friday, October 30, 2015