Paralegal – Family Law

Kimball Law is looking for a paralegal to provide legal and administrative support in the family law practice. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Health, dental and vision benefits available. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Sharon Cochrane at scochrane@kblaw.ca. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Primary Duties / Responsibilities
– Client Intake – obtaining required information for identification purposes, accurate contact information, performing conflict checks, scheduling appointments
– Opening Files – preparing Retainer Agreements, organizing client documents, preparing initial letters
– File Management – filing, organizing files, maintaining / updating electronic management system, billing, closing files
– Document Preparation – drafting of various documents including Petitions for Divorce, Answers, Affidavits, Statements of Property, Statements of Income, Statements of Expenses, Orders, Agreements, Estate planning documents, transcription from dictation, etc.
– Administrative Support – answering telephone, scheduling appointments, general correspondence, maintaining electronic calendar

Qualifications
– impeccable time management and organizational skills, able to handle multiple deadlines
– discreet, sound judgment, able to handle highly sensitive information, high level of integrity, trustworthy
– excellent interpersonal skills, able to handle working in a fast paced environment
– clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
– keen attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
– able to work independently and take instruction
– experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
– experience with Clio Manage is an asset
– paralegal, undergraduate degree or minimum of 3 years experience required
– experience with bookkeeping is an asset

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 08/31/2022