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McCAGUE BORLACK LLP

Our aim is to hire the most talented assistants with the right balance of organization and interpersonal skills so they are a good fit to MB's enjoyable work environment. Are you a fit?

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Legal Assistant Positions

STILL GROWING - WINTER 2015

We are accepting résumés for talented Legal Assistants for offices noted below.

Ottawa Office - Senior Litigation Legal Assistant with 5+ years experience

Kitchener Office - Junior Litigation Legal Assistant with 1 to 2 years experience

You will be responsible for a number of daily responsibilities, including:

• Drafting correspondence and other legal documents as required 
• Keep an up-to-date filing system 
• Schedule discoveries, mediations, and other important dates 
• Managing calendar appointments 
• Digital dictation
• Prepare files to be sent to storage for closing 
• Communicate with opposing counsel, clients and the court 
• Maintain the utmost professionalism when speaking to clients and opposing counsel 
• Other duties as requested
 
The successful candidate will have the following:
 
• Noted required years experience working in a law firm in a similar role
• Bilingual is a definite asset (Ottawa Position)
• Must have post secondary education in a related field 
• Priority will be given to those with insurance defence experience, although everyone is encouraged to apply 
• Experience using Elite would be considered an asset
• Work well under pressure and in a fast paced environment
• Professional communication skills, both written and oral 
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel 
• Detail oriented and consistent in quality of work 
• Organization and prioritizing skills
 
Our compensation package includes a competitive salary including benefits, along with our pleasant working environment.
 
Fax your résumé, in confidence, to: Ms. K. Stroscher at 416.860.0003 or send a pdf or Word document to jobs@mccagueborlack.com

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