Careers / Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Family Law

Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Family Law

Sep 28 2020

RDM Lawyers LLP,  located in Abbotsford, BC,  is looking for a Junior/Intermediate legal assistant with a minimum of 2 years’ experience to join our busy Family Department. This position is a temporary 12-18 month position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to work independently
  • A working knowledge of the Supreme and Provincial Court Rules
  • Understanding of conflict systems
  • Managing files so that they move forward efficiently and properly, utilizing diarization systems
  • Preparing legal documents in both Supreme and Provincial Courts
  • Setting examinations for discovery, mediations and various court dates
  • Scheduling lawyer’s calendar and ensuring deadlines and limitations are met
  • Receiving and prioritizing incoming correspondence
  • Drafting correspondence with client’s and counsel
  • Conducting land title searches
  • Managing lawyer’s calendars and scheduling Court dates
  • Preparing Lists of Documents

In addition to the above, the successful candidate will be detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task, take initiative, work independently 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. Knowledge of Divorcemate is an asset.

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:



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