Robert Half Legal - Legal Assistant - Family Law
Legal Assistant - Family Law
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Job Overview
Company: Robert Half Legal
Location: CA-ONTARIO-Toronto
Base Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time Employee
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Professional Services
Req'd Education: Not Specified
Req'd Experience: Not Specified
Req'd Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Contact: Recruiter
Phone: Not Available
Email: Send Email Now
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Ref ID: 05090-9502313378
Job Description
Ref ID: 05090-9502313378

Classification: Legal Assistant - Family Law

Compensation: DOE

Are you a legal assistant with at least 1 year of experience in family law? Are you capable of providing compassionate support to your clients during a difficult time in their lives? Robert Half Legal is hiring a Family Law Legal Assistant for a temporary opportunity in Toronto starting immediately! Please send a copy of your resume and a brief description of your experience to [Click Here to Email Your Resume]

Job Duties: 
- Draft correspondence and communicate diplomatically with clients and counsel; 
- Manage lawyers' calendars and act as a liaison to opposing counsel and third parties; 
- Booking client appointments and arranging for meetings and court attendances;
- Open and close client files and prepare clients’ Statements of Accounts on PCLaw; 
- Prepare documents such as marriage contracts, separation agreements, wills, affidavits, conference briefs and disclosure, among others; 
- Filing, photocopying and binding, as required, proofreading, answering phone calls, receiving, sending, and organizing mail, and other administrative duties as required; and,
- Maintaining calendar and tickler system for deadlines.
Job Requirements
Position Requirements: 
- Must be organized and able to multi-task with high attention to detail; 
- Strong drafting and legal writing skills required; 
- Software: Microsoft Office, PCLaw, DivorceMate; 
- Working knowledge of Family Law Rules and forms, such as 6B, 14D, 20B, 25A, etc. 

Please send a copy of your resume and a brief description of your experience to [Click Here to Email Your Resume]

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation.

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