Careers

Willis Law seeks a Junior Legal Assistant to fill a position in
our south Edmonton law firm.

Opportunity

Willis Law is a growing boutique law firm concentrating on condominium and employment law. We pride ourselves in working hard for our clients while still maintaining a work-life balance for our employees. We offer a positive, team-oriented work environment with opportunities for growth and learning. 

We are looking for a professional individual to fill a position with our team in a fast-paced, fun environment. 

Job Description

This role requires an individual to provide litigation administrative support to lawyers. This is a full-time position (hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • General administrative duties including scheduling client meetings and questionings, communicating with clients, the courts and opposing counsel, photocopying and filing;
  • Drafting and proofreading correspondence and other legal documents;
  • Transcribing dictation;
  • Preparing and sending statements of account;
  • Working closely with others to maintain and organize workflow;
  • Conducting online searches;
  • Attending to registration or filing of documents at land titles (including liens and caveats) and the courts, etc.;
  • Organizing and managing files in both paper and electronic format; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Two to three years of prior experience at a law firm
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Solid computer and typing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail, with an emphasis on accuracy and tidiness¬†
  • Professionalism when interacting with clients in person and by telephone and email
  • Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgement and take initiative
  • Ability to work within tight timelines while maintaining a sense of humour
  • Excellent work ethic

If you wish to apply, please send your resume and cover letter to reception@willislaw.ca. Please feel free to contact our office at 780-809-1888 if you have any questions about the position. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2020.