Law Clerk - Family Law - #1005

DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced bilingual Law Clerk to join our Family Law Department. This position would suit an individual who wants to work exclusively in the Family Law practice and assist in Mediation practice.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparing correspondence and legal documents
  • Reviewing and drafting financial statements provided by clients
  • Completing all documents for uncontested divorces
  • Compiling pleadings, including conference briefs, affidavits, financial statements, certificates of financial disclosure, and other court documents
  • Arranging for service and filing of court documents
  • Managing team members calendars and schedules
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients, other counsel, and court officials in a professional manner
  • Opening, maintaining, organizing, and closing client files
  • Addressing client inquiries and scheduling appointments, as required
  • Other general duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary Law Clerk diploma or equivalent degree in related field
  • A minimum of two years of relevant Law Clerk experience is preferred, but not required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and French
  • Excellent technical skills required
  • Solid understanding of Family Law rules and court filing processes
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Confident, dependable, and flexible, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment

CONTACT

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter via email to hr@sicotte.ca. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employment Equity

Sicotte Guilbault is committed to employment equity and invites applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities. If you require accommodation during the selection process, please notify us by email at hr@sicotte.ca and we will put in place all the necessary accommodations to allow you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. 

How can we help?

Practicing law is about solving problems. Your problems, the kind that come with starting a business, hiring new staff, buying a house or a commercial property, getting married, resolving a dispute with your employer, or planning for your future. With a diverse team of law professionals with expertise and experience in a range of civil law specialties, we can put knowledge to work for you. So talk to us. Tell us about your challenges. We’re listening.