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Experienced Legal Assistant or Paralegal – Litigation

Nov 2 2021

RDM Lawyers is a well-established, full service law firm located in Abbotsford. Our growing litigation department is looking for an experienced Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal. The successful candidate will have at least 2 years’ of experience in litigation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing a bring-forward system for files
  • Scheduling client appointments and keeping lawyers’ calendars up to date
  • Preparing letters and legal documents with general instruction
  • Filing court documents through Court Services Online
  • Receiving and prioritizing incoming tasks from various team members
  • Ensuring all files/binders are kept up to date
  • Preparation of court documents
  • Coordination of service and filing at various levels of court
  • Formatting and drafting correspondence
  • Management of limitation periods
  • Booking Trials, Examinations for Discovery, applications, etc.
  • Maintain filing and bf systems

Assets Include:

  • General knowledge of personal injury litigation and the Supreme Court Rules
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong proofreading skills
  • At least 2 years experience in litigation and a graduate of a Legal Administrative Program or Paralegal Program

In addition to the above, the successful candidate will be eager to work in a team environment, have the ability to multi-task, take initiative, and stay organized. Excellent computer skills and communication skills are required, along with the ability to provide exceptional customer service while working in a high-paced environment.

RDM thrives in a culture of respect, awesome service and teamwork, and the right candidate for the position will embrace these values. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and a friendly and supportive environment in which to work.

For an insight into our unique culture, please take a few minutes to review this video: https://rdmlawyers.com/careers/

Interested candidates may apply to careers@rdmlawyers.com.

While we thank all individuals for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.