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Boughton Law

Junior LAA - Personal Injury

LAA's – Vancouver, British Columbia
Department LAA's
Employment Type Full time

Who We Are

Boughton Law is a Vancouver-based law firm.  We do things differently. We are committed to excellence, integrity, professionalism, community and development. Our values foster a collaborative and stimulating work environment.  If you crave meaningful work and embrace innovation like we do, we want to hear from you. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages (e.g. flex leave time, wellness program, professional development opportunities and more) to ensure we attract and retain high-quality professionals. We are an innovative law firm continuing to redefine the way we practice law.

Who We Are Looking For

Boughton Law is currently recruiting for a junior Legal Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a variety of administrative, clerical,  and  legal support functions in Personal Injury, Commercial Litigation and Civil Litigation. This is a great opportunity for a Legal Administrative Assistant looking to gain experience in the legal industry and grow their career.  

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare correspondence, faxes and documents from dictation, handwritten and precedent documents using application software (Word & Outlook)
  • Draft various correspondence, standard letters and documents i.e. List of Documents, Appointments, Requisitions and Pleadings
  • Prepare list of Special Damages
  • Communicate with medical officers, medical experts, opposing counsel and with clients
  • Schedule dates for Examinations for Discovery, Trial and IMEs
  • Request and follow up on medical records and reports
  • Open files and maintain filing system both electronically and physically
  • Maintain bring forward system  for limitation and follow-up dates
  • Prepare monthly statements (using Acumin accounting software)
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • Graduate of Legal Administrative Assistant Program
  • Minimum 1+  years’ experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedure, including all levels of court
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Excellent English oral and written skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to draft standard correspondence with minimum supervision
  • Able to take initiative and use good judgment. Has a take charge attitude and tact
  • Able to communicate with clients, lawyers and staff
  • Familiar with billing/invoicing processes in a legal environment 

Application Deadline         March 29, 2019

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    LAA's
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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