Everson Law
104-9840 Fifth Street
Sidney, BC V8L 2X3
(250) 665-6869
Wendy Everson | Lawyer & Notary Public - Sidney, BC

Careers

We are looking for legal assistants with 2 or more years of experience to join our team. The ideal candidates have a positive and mature outlook coupled with a customer service background and excellent time management skills.  The successful candidates must possess a legal assistant training certificate from an accredited program and have prior law firm experience.

The role includes:

  • initial support to senior paralegals transitioning to retirement.
  • support to lawyers practising in a variety of areas.
  • preparation of a variety of legal forms and documents, including professional correspondence.
  • filing, handling phone calls/emails, scheduling appointments, accepting various forms of payments and other various administrative tasks routinely performed by legal assistants.
  • Ability to work independently within the office and remotely.

Desired Skills:

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written, and oral communicating skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of legal document production programs.
  • Knowledge of trust accounting rules and responsibilities.
  • Familiarity with Supreme Court Rules (British Columbia).
  • Overall general office skills including ability to manage calendars and client contact information.
  • Multi-task and prioritize work and meet deadlines which may change quickly.
  • Able to efficiently prepare, compile and organize legal and administrative correspondence and documents.
  • Ability to liaison with court services and agents.
  • Honest, reliable, mature, and self-directed.

Helpful skills:

  • Prior use of Excel and Adobe.

The opportunity is intended to be full-time.  Flex-time and Part-time may be available initially with full intention to grow into full-time with retirements.  To apply, please email your cover letter and resume, along with references, to Wendy Everson at weverson@eversonlaw.ca.  Please specify any preferred areas of law in your cover letter and resume.  Salary commensurate with experience.

We welcome future team members who share our commitment  – lawyers and legal assistants interested working with our team are invited to contact Wendy L. Everson.