Legal Assistant with Burke Macdonald & Luczak in Lunenburg

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 part-time/contract 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

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

-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

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

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 02/15/2022