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Legal Assistant at Robert Half Canada

Legal Assistant

Robert Half Canada Ottawa, Ontario Full Time
DOE
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Ref ID: 05090-0011775921

Classification: Legal Assistant

Compensation: DOE

REMOTE OPPORTUNITY:


If you're looking to advance your career, you might thrive in this Legal Assistant position. There is an opening for a passionate Legal Assistant with solid computer skills at this booming legal organization. The ability to prioritize multiple projects and exercise excellent organizational and motivational prowess will be essential for you in this position. Candidates who feel they are a good fit should apply with Robert Half Legal. This full-time Civil Litigation Legal Assistant employment is based in the Ottawa, Ontario area.


Major responsibilities

  • opening and closing files
  • drafting correspondence and other legal documents as required
  • keeping an up-to-date filing system
  • scheduling discoveries, mediations, and other important dates
  • managing calendar appointments
  • communicate with opposing counsel, clients and the courts
  • take part in the preparation of exhibit binders for depositions, hearings and trials
  • Proficient in Rules of Civil Procedure
  • 2+ years of experience in Civil Litigation
  • maintain the utmost professionalism in a team environment
  • work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • professional communication skills, both written and oral
  • must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • detail oriented and consistent in quality of work
  • organization and prioritizing skills
  • Strong organizational and computer skills are necessary


Do you want to become part of a dynamic, growing firm? This position could be an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your legal career. We want to hear from any candidates out there who are eager to work in a strong team-oriented environment.


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Robert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with remote or on-site jobs on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide teams for complex projects, including litigation, eDiscovery, data privacy, and mergers and acquisitions.

Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Our parent company, Robert Half International Inc., has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998.

Questions? Call your local office at

1.888.490.5592
. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

© 2020 Robert Half Legal. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project lawyers do not constitute a law firm among themselves. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use ([ Link removed ]

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