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LEGAL ASSISTANT

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Job Order #: 5579831

Employer Name:
Kanuka Thuringer LLP
Wage/Salary Info:
negotiable based on experience & education
Posted Date:
27-Jul-2017
Location:
SWIFT CURRENT
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
Permanent
Education:
Grade 12
Experience:
1-2 Years
Apply By:
18-Aug-2017
How to Apply?:
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Employer Name:
Kanuka Thuringer LLP

Employer Address:
 
1400-2500 VICTORIA AVE
REGINA,SK
CANADA
S4P 3X2

Contact Name:
D. Kim Gorius

Contact Email:
kgorius@ktllp.ca

Employer Website:
www.kanukathuringer.com



Description

Kanuka Thuringer LLP continues to grow and as a result is looking for individuals interested in joining their young and dynamic office in Swift Current.  This is a terrific opportunity to gain experience as a legal assistant in a law office that practices various areas of law and focuses on success as a team.  
Candidates will present themselves in a courteous and professional manner with a "can-do" attitude. Displaying the ability to be flexible, adaptable and self-motivated while working independently are all traits inherent in a successful candidate.  Those who apply should also possess strong organizational skills, the ability  to learn quickly and independently and have working knowledge of computers along with strong communication skills.  Spelling, grammar and proofreading skills are essential for this position.  Former clerical or administrative experience in a professional office setting is preferred but experience in a law firm is not necessary.  Applicants who have completed an administrative certificate or diploma program are also encouraged to apply.

The position will involve responsibilities which include, but are not limited to:
-transcribing documents from dictation
-preparation of legal documents, letters, memos, agreements, etc.
-maintaining electronic and paper filing systems
-conducting web searches
-effectively communicating with clients, lawyers, and other staff members
-multi-tasking and prioritizing numerous tasks in order to meet deadlines

We offer a competitive compensation package which includes extensive benefits.

All applications will be held in confidence.  Please indicate the job title in your cover letter along with wage expectations.

**Only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.**

Applicants must be resident in the local area and legally eligible to work in Canada.

 

Skills and Abilities

Keyboarding (Words Per Minute)
 - 41 - 60 wpm
Work Setting
 - Private sector
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Tight deadlines
 - Work under pressure
 - Fast-paced environment
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
 - Internet browser
 - General office equipment
 - Database software
 - Dictaphone
 - Electronic mail
 - MS Word
 - Windows
Security and Safety
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
Specific Skills
 - Photocopy and collate documents for distribution, mailing and filing
 - Receive and forward telephone or electronic enquiries
 - Prepare and format page presentation
 - Send and receive messages
 - Sort, process and verify applications, receipts and other documents
 - Type and proofread correspondence, forms and other documents
Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Own transportation
Technical Terminology
 - Legal
Area Of Specialization
 - Forms and records
 - Reports
 - Contracts
 - Correspondence
Work Location Information
 - Rural community

 

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