At Kahn Zack Ehrlich Lithwick LLP, we know our firm’s strength is our people. Our lawyers and staff are dedicated people whose focus is to provide our clients with the highest quality legal services. KZEL first opened its doors over 40 years ago and has grown into a dynamic and successful full-service firm, while maintaining the same core values: excellence, collegiality and adaptability.

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Solicitor Legal Administrative Assistant to join our team.

Responsibilities:

The incumbent's responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Drafting and preparing letters, memos, and correspondence from dictation or hard copy as directed by legal professionals;
  • Drafting and preparing basic pleadings and other court documents as directed by legal professionals;
  • Conducting due diligence searches;
  • Assisting with photocopying, binding, scanning, faxing, file opening and file closing;
  • Requesting file documents from clients and opposing counsel;
  • Maintaining client files;
  • Billing and taking payments from clients;
  • Managing a Bring Forward system; and
  • Interacting with clients, and coordinating client meetings.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of corporate experience as a legal administrative assistant
  • Must be proficient in Word and Outlook. Worldox experience an asset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize work and manage time effectively;
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience and ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment to meet deadlines
  • Strong technical skills

We provide competitive remuneration and benefit programs as well as a friendly, supportive work environment. We offer group extended health and dental coverage as well as an RRSP plan to which employees are encouraged to contribute. When physical distancing requirements permit, the firm also holds regular staff social events, which we believe contributes to our friendly, family-like atmosphere.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume via email to careers@kzellaw.com, including the job title in the subject line and a summary of your applicable experience in the body of the email.

While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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