Legal Assistant
LEE & COMPANY - Toronto, ON

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Immigration litigation law firm is seeking a legal assistant with a minimum of one (1) year experience in an immigration law office environment

DUTIES

  • Responsible for day-to-day interactions with clients by telephone, email or in-person
  • Organize and manage comprehensive legal files/records in a proactive manner
  • Assist in the preparation of legal documentation
  • Assist with record-keeping, time-management and other issues related to the on-going administration of legal files
  • Exercise initiative and judgment in assisting lawyers with administrative detail
  • Liaise with clients, follow-up and schedule meetings
  • Manage outstanding accounts

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certificate or Diploma from a recognized legal assistant or law clerk program
  • At least 1 year of experience in an immigration law environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Outlook and Excel
  • A self-starter with the ability to multi-task and establish priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Accurate with a keen attention to detail
  • Able to develop and implement a plan for optimizing organization and efficiency in a paper-intensive legal practice (for both physical and electronic files)
  • Strong diplomacy required in dealing with clients in matters of personal and sensitive nature

PLEASE FAX YOUR RESUME TO LEE & COMPANY at (416) 321-3528


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