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paralegal


Source: Job Bank

Location

Hamilton, ON
L8P1H1

Salary

$28.39 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
  • Legal assistant/paralegal

Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by interviewing clients, witnesses and other related parties, assembling documentary evidence, preparing trial briefs, and arranging for trials
  • Co-ordinate administrative services
  • Receive affidavits, declarations and affirmations
  • Research records, court files and other legal documents
  • Schedule court trials
  • Arrange pre-trial conferences and hearings
  • Record court commencement, trial proceedings and judgements
  • Draft legal correspondence
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Prepare and key in correspondence and legal documents
  • Draw up legal documents and prepare statements of legal opinion

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week

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