Legal Assistant

Rusk Law Office is seeking a trained Legal Office Assistant

What is required?
 Production of timely, accurate work
 Professional, helpful service to clients and the hiring lawyer
 Must be a self-starter, self-directed and able to work on their own
 Must be able to work in office located in Bedford NS

What are the Qualifications?
 Legal Assistant/Paralegal Education
 Must have experience as a legal assistant
 Ability to prioritize is a must
 Ability to take initiative to ensure prompt, accurate service
 Attention to detail and accuracy are necessary
 Ability to communicate effectively with hiring lawyer and clients
 Outstanding spelling and grammatical skills are a must
 Ability to open and record new files
 Knowledge of Property procedures beginning to end, including sales, purchase, refinance and new home construction
 Knowledge of Companies procedures beginning to end, including preparation of documentation and filing with Registry of Joint Stock Companies. Includes set-up, dissolution, sale of or purchase of shares, etc. This may include manual filing as well as online filing
 Knowledge of full Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of Word Perfect is an asset
 Ability to prepare documents on Property Online for recording

Office Guidelines
 Hours of work may vary, however, the successful applicant must be in office for core hours as determined by the hiring lawyer
 Dress code is considered business casual

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 10/11/2023