Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant – Burke, Macdonald & Luczak

Burke, Macdonald & Luczak is a three-lawyer firm located in the UNESCO heritage district of the beautiful Town of Lunenburg. We are passionate about providing quality service to clients, and have an opportunity for a full-time legal assistant to join our team.

As a legal assistant, you will be responsible for providing administrative support primarily to our newest lawyer who focuses on the practice areas of Wills & Estates, Real Estate, Municipal Law and uncontested Family matters. You will ensure a high quality of work is delivered on time while maintaining good relationships with all team members and clients.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with lawyers, staff, and clients 
  • Manage organization and administrative processes for efficient workflow
  • Establish and organize files; monitor calendars; meet deadlines
  • Concise and detailed document drafting and letter writing

Key Results

  • Documents are drafted with skill and efficiency in a timely manner
  • Scheduling and calendar systems are created and managed effectively
  • Good relationships are maintained at all times

Essential skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Self-motivated 
  • Proficiency in time-management and schedule organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to take direction and work independently with little or no supervision
  • Accurate and speedy word processing
  • Computer literacy 
  • File management 
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidentiality, discretion and professionalism

Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • 2 + years working experience as a legal assistant 
  • Familiarity with legal documents and procedures of Wills & Estates, Real Estate, Municipal Law and uncontested Family matters
  • Legal assistant certification or diploma
  • Local knowledge 

Burke, Macdonald & Luczak prioritizes office/home-life balance and recognizes the value of a healthy work environment. We offer competitive salary commensurate with experience, a fitness class subsidy, and comprehensive dental and medical benefits.

If you’re interested in joining the Burke, Macdonald & Luczak team submit a concise cover letter and resume in confidence to Piotr Luczak at piotr@wolffhaus.com before 4:00 p.m. on March 15, 2021. 

Burke, Macdonald & Luczak would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 03/15/2021