STUDENT LEGAL ASSISTANT FIELD PLACEMENT - 2019 Summer

STUDENT LEGAL ASSISTANT FIELD PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY

Job Title: Student Legal Assistant
Reports To: Principal Lawyer, Clerk, Senior Assistant
Location: Richmond Hill Office
Term: May – August, 2019

ABOUT LANDMARK LAW

Landmark Law provides affordable and caring legal services for life's important milestones and landmarks in real estate, wills and estates, and business law. We are a small firm in Markham / Richmond Hill practicing in real estate, wills and estate planning, and business law. Our clients are laypersons and small business owners in the community. Our principal lawyer conducts free community legal information seminars in a variety and enjoys mentoring students and new graduates. Our team members work with various technology platforms (Ringcentral, Onedrive, Google Drive, Lawyerdonedeal, uLawPractice) to leave a greener footprint.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The student legal assistant field placement is an intensive summer vocational opportunity designed to provide in depth experience on various aspects of a small law firm from client inquiry and intake, documentation, and compliance/ reporting and business development. The candidate will gain an understanding of various transaction and law society procedures and interact with the team and clients.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

• client correspondances, reception, intake, information gathering, file openings, file management and final reporting
• data entry, scanning information in legal softwares
• updating templates/precedents with current client information
• interacting with team members, clients, other law firms and service providers
• assistance at seminars and with business development
• assisting principal lawyer, clerk, senior assistant
• other duties as reasonably associated with your role

SKILLS

• File management
• Customer service
• Proficiency with e-mail, softphone, and Onedrive/Google drive
• Attention to detail
• Team player yet also able to work independently under minimal supervision
• Responsive and ability to meet timelines
• spoken/written Cantonese / Mandarin are assets but not mandatory

HOW TO APPLY

Please send resumes and cover letters to: Winnie Luk, Principal Lawyer – Info@LandmarkLaw.ca
Only qualified individuals being considered will be contacted for an interview.

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