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Job Opportunity - Law clerk

(2012-09-19)

Company Overview

Ottawa‘s leading criminal law firm is seeking to add to its dynamic team.  We are currently looking for a legal clerk; this is a full time, permanent position.  The successful candidate will work directly for our firm's lawyers and report to the business manager.

Responsibilities

  • Manage calendar for lawyers and other staff as required,
  • Communicate with clients through correspondence, email or over the phone
  • Maintain, organize, and summarize all files and documents
  • Review documents, compile information and report on status  
  • Draft documents and organize documents for files 
  • Assist lawyer as necessary on documents and files 
  • Liaise with clients, lawyers and other staff 
  • Provide administrative support to lawyers and other staff as necessary

Qualifications

  • Five or more years experience in a similar role 
  • Ability to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative as required 
  • Knowledge of legal procedures, statutes and regulations applicable to criminal law
  • Law Clerk Diploma or equivalent
  • Very knowledgeable with MS Office, PC Law and excellent keyboarding skills 
  • Extremely organized with excellent technical, written and verbal communication skills

If you enjoy a working in a fast-paced environment and enjoy a challenge, then this may be the opportunity for you.  We look forward to hearing from you and thank you for your interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact: Jennifer Murdock

E-mail: jennifer@edelsonlaw.ca

Phone: 613-237-2290 ext. 235

 

 
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