Legal Assistant/Receptionist – Cole Sawler Law Office

Legal Assistant/Receptionist – Cole Sawler Law Office

Cole Sawler Law Office is currently searching for a Legal Assistant/Secretary to join our small firm located in Middleton, Nova Scotia. Our firm practises primarily in the area of real estate, wills/probate, and corporate/commercial.

This is a full time position starting in early September. This person will act as the first point of contact for clients. The successful candidate will oversee all the receptionist and secretarial requirements at the front desk and provide legal assistant support to the lawyer and the firm’s clients. This position will require the ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills are critical. Excellent communication skills are a must as the front face of our firm.

Send resume and cover letter to Craig Sawler at craig@colesawlerlaw.ca. Application review begins as soon as applications are received. Salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Reception duties including answering phones, booking appointments, greeting clients
Office duties including filing, maintaining and ordering supplies, monitoring and responding to email, photocopying and faxing
Legal assistant duties including the management of confidential information, transcription, drafting correspondence and legal documents, note taking

Requirements:
Training or experience with law office procedures and legal terminology
Two years experience working in a law firm is preferred
Understanding of office administration and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to work in a fast paced, small team environment
Experience in the areas of real estate/wills/probate is an asset
Candidate needs discretion and excellent interpersonal skills

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 09/20/2020