We are a Winnipeg based, full service law firm in the heart of downtown looking for an experienced Litigation Legal Assistant to assist at the partnership level. The incumbent will be able to take direction well, and be self-motivated to work independently.
Responsibilities will include:
Prepare legal documents based on instructions, by lawyer and by referring to precedents, where required
Draft correspondence for lawyer
Proofread and edit all documentation for grammar, spelling, and content accuracy
Perform all administrative accounting tasks, such as file opening, conflict searches, time entry, billing, cheque requisitions, trust deposits, etc.
Assist with general practice office management, including filing, scheduling meetings and court dates, and travel arrangements
Conduct legal searches as directed by lawyer
Exercise sound judgement and problem solving skills
Excellent people and communications skills
Possess strong computer and organizational skills
Ability to work in a fast paced and high pressure environment
Complete complex assignments with minimal supervision
Possess a strong analytical and logistical skill set
Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing deadlines
Exercise critical thinking, with attention to detail and consistently produce high quality work
Fillmore Riley LLP offers a dynamic and challenging work environment, a comprehensive training and orientation program, and an exceptional benefits package, including a DPSP/RRSP plan. Please forward your resume stating salary expectations in confidence to:
FILLMORE RILEY LLP
1700 - 360 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3Z3
Attention: Ms. P. Kapilik
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, but advise that only those under consideration will be contacted.