Ogilvie LLP currently has an opening for full-time Litigation Legal Assistants who enjoys working in a busy and challenging work environment.

This opportunity is perfect for someone who has 3 or more years experience in Litigation, exceptionally organized, and has an eye for detail.


Responsibilities

  • Conduct court searches;
  • Draft correspondence and court documents;
  • Pre-trial and trial preparation including maintenance of all trial binders and limitations;
  • Prepare a variety of litigation legal documents including briefs and factums;
  • Schedule various applications and questionings;
  • Manage workflow for team of lawyers;
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings and maintain calendars;
  • Preparation of accounts and time entry; and
  • General administrative tasks including office and file management.
  • Respond to daily inquiries from lawyers, legal assistants, and clients
  • Others duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited legal assistant program; High School Diploma and combination of direct litigation experience will be considered.
  • A minimum of 3 or more years’ of experience

Skills

  • High professionalism and the ability to respect confidentiality;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Be able to multi-task and prioritize;
  • Internal and external customer service skills;
  • Self-starter who takes initiative
  • Reliable and accountable;
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
  • Must be able to work independently as well as within a team environment

Technical Skills

  • Must have a strong base in MS Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Knowledge in ECLIPSE preferred
  • ACUMIN knowledge an asset
  • Worldox knowledge an asset

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a positive work
environment. The successful candidates may be eligible for a signing bonus.  Please apply in confidence by submitting your resume (including months and years of employment history) and cover letter to:

HR@ogilvielaw.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.