Receptionist/Legal Assistant

Receptionist / Legal Assistant

The Law Office of Lawrence R. Jessome is seeking a Receptionist / Legal Assistant immediately for its office in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia.

We are looking to fill a position of Receptionist / Legal Assistant, with a focus on Wills, Estates (Probate), and Real Estate transactions.

Primary functions to provide administrative assistance to the Lawyer and his Executive Assistant in the day to day conduct of client’s legal affairs.

The ideal candidate will effectively manage the front desk, incoming calls, application and client ID intake and direct clients to Board Room. They will have a good working knowledge of word programs and use of accounting software, such as PCLaw. They will strong computer skills, strong verbal and written communication skills and excellent proofreading skills.

The candidate must have the ability to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative as well as have a willingness to learn and contribute to a team environment.

This role also includes:

Preparation of correspondence and legal documents;
Assisting clients;
dealing with couriers;
performing bank and post office runs;
preparing legal accounts;
scanning, saving and closing files;
calendar maintenance, scheduling and organizing, and all other tasks required in a work place

We are seeking a reliable, career minded individual with a focus on dependable attendance.

Please reply in confidence with references by email to: lawrencejessome@eastlink.ca.

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 08/26/2022