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Legal Administrative Assistant position – to be filled immediately. In-Office position – NOT Remote.

Work Location: 347 Charlotte Street, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 2W1


·       English

·       Additional language skills (an asset)

·       Law Clerk (or equivalent) diploma (College/CEGEP)


·       legal administrative assistant: 1 year (preferred)

Worksite environment:
·       Non-smoking

·       Air conditioned

Work setting:
·       Legal firm

Job Types:
·       Full-time, Permanent

·       $24.04-$26 per hour. Salary will be commensurate with experience


·       Perform precise legal research, analysis, and court files

·       Assist lawyers in preparation for mediation, judicial dispute resolutions, and day-to-day  activities

·       Draft legal correspondence and perform general office and clerical duties

·       Respond to all case-related inquires

·       Organize and schedule appointments, and meetings, and obtain relevant information from the clients

·       Structure and maintain filing systems and utilize legal software and database software in document preparation and file management

Experience and specialization

Computer and technology knowledge:

·       Spreadsheet

·       Legal software applications

·       PC Law

·       DivorceMate Software

·       MS Office

·       MS Word

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities:
·       Fast-paced environment

·       Work under pressure

·       Tight deadlines

·       Attention to detail

·       Large caseload

·       Large workload

·       Personal suitability

·       Accurate

·       Dependability

·       Efficient interpersonal skills

·       Excellent oral communication

·       Excellent written communication

·       Flexibility

·       Initiative

·       Judgement

·       Organized

·       Reliability

·       Team player

Screening questions:
·       Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?

·       Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

·       Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?


Day shift
Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

Overtime pay.

Ability to commute/relocate:

Peterborough, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
How to apply:

·       By applying directly on this platform (Direct apply).

·       By email: ssmith@thelawoffices.net

How-to-apply instructions:

Here is what you must include in your application:

·       Cover letter

·       References attesting experience

·       Letter of recommendation

·       Highest level of education and name of the institution where it was completed

·       Copy of the latest school transcript

Expected start date:

Starts as soon as possible.