Burke, Macdonald & Luczak is a three-lawyer firm located in the UNESCO heritage district of the vibrant and gorgeous coastal Town of Lunenburg. We are passionate about providing quality service to clients, and have an opportunity for a legal assistant to join our team.
As a legal assistant, you will be responsible for providing administrative support primarily to a lawyer who focuses on the practice areas of Real Estate, Wills & Estates, 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
-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
-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
-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
Burke, Macdonald & Luczak prioritizes office/home-life balance and recognizes the value of a healthy work environment. We offer competitive salary commensurate with experience, starting between $35,000.00 and $40,000.00 per year. We also provide a monthly 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Burke, Macdonald & Luczak would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Only candidates selected.
Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 05/31/2022