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 a gregarious, friendly, self-motivated and mature legal assistant to join our team. For the right candidate, this may also be an opportunity to cross-train and further expand your current skillset as a legal assistant.

The ideal candidate has customer service background and excellent time management skills. It is preferred that the successful candidate possess an office assistant training certificate or a legal assistant training certificate from accredited programs. The role includes initial support to senior paralegals and lawyers practising in a variety of areas, preparation of legal forms including conveyance real estate documents, filing, handling phone calls/emails, scheduling appointments, accepting various forms of payments and other various administrative tasks routinely performed by legal assistants.

Desired Skills:

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communicating skills;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Outlook;
  • Knowledge of legal document production programs such as Econvey, Alf or other similar
    programs;
  • Familiarity with Supreme Court Rules;
  • 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:

  • Previous experience in a legal office.
  • Prior use of Excel and Adobe.

The opportunity initially is part-time with full intention to grow into full-time. Exchange of Flex-time with other team members is available. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume, along with references, to Executive Network to the attention of Walter Donald at walter@executivenetwork.ca.

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.