Legal Assistant


Taylor MacLellan Cochrane proudly traces its roots in the Annapolis Valley back to 1835 when the founding Partners opened the very first law office in the Kings County Shire Town of Kentville. Since those early days, Taylor MacLellan Cochrane has become one of the largest law firms in Nova Scotia outside of metropolitan Halifax serving clients throughout the Atlantic Provinces.

We are seeking highly attentive, motivated, and talented Legal Assistant for our Windsor Office and will be responsible for a range of duties, included but not limited to:
• Reviewing and prioritizing incoming mail, coordinate faxes and draft routine correspondence for lawyer review;
• Booking client meetings, and assisting in maintaining lawyer schedule;
• Client intake, conflict searches, and opening new client files;
• Maintaining up to date client files, both paper and electronic with the use of in-house document management system;
• Respond to clients, Law Courts and other incoming calls, emails and correspondence in a timely and professional manner;
• Excellent administrative/organizational skills;
• Must be able to deal effectively with clients and have excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Strong working knowledge in WordPerfect, Word, Outlook and PC Law;
• Ability to work in a very fast paced environment;
• Demonstrate a mature and professional work ethic; and
• All other duties as required.

If you have an interest in a career opportunity in the Annapolis Valley and being a part of our team, please respond in confidence to:
Lisa van Trigt
Operations Manager
Taylor MacLellan Cochrane
50 Cornwallis Street
Kentville NS B4N 2E4
Phone: (902) 678-6156
Fax: (902) 678-6010

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 10/10/2020