Pitblado Law Careers

Careers

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Pitblado Law is a business-focused law firm that cares about people, is passionate about our community, and is driven by working together to deliver exceptional service and advice to the people and businesses that we serve. We work hard for our clients and seek the finest, most passionate, and driven people to join our team.

Diversity and Inclusion

Pitblado recognizes the significance of fostering a workplace that reflects the strength and diversity of our community and our clients. We are committed to addressing the importance of diversity and inclusion, and are engaging in meaningful and impactful actions that create and celebrate a refreshed people and culture environment.

If you belong to one of the below designated groups, we encourage you to self-declare when applying to Pitblado Law:

  • Women
  • Indigenous Peoples
    An Indigenous person is a member of a First Nation, Métis, or Inuit. First Nation includes status, treaty, or registered, as well as non-registered people.
  • Member of the LGBTQ2S Community
    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, Two-Spirit and additional sexual orientations and gender identities.
  • Persons with a Disability
    A Person with a Disability includes individuals who have a long-term or recurring physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory, or learning impairment which may limit certain kinds of activity or could be perceived as a limitation. These include visible and non-visible disabilities.
  • Visible Minorities
    A person in a Visible Minority group in Canada is someone, other than an Indigenous person, who is non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour, regardless of their place of birth.

You can self-declare by stating it on your cover letter/resume.

There are currently two opportunities.


We look forward to hearing from you.

Legal Assistant - Floater

As a Legal Assistant – Floater with Pitblado Law, you will provide legal administrative and clerical support to lawyers in various practice areas. You will be assisting with overflow work, providing coverage during a Legal Assistant’s vacation/sick leave and for extended leaves of absence. In this position, you will have the advantage of working with the different lawyers, be exposed to various areas of law which is beneficial in getting to know the Firm and see where you will best fit in. If you have 2+ years’ experience in a law firm environment, have a strong work ethic, are self-motivated and eager to learn, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft, transcribe and revise correspondence and legal documents from instructions and precedents;
  • Proofread, edit, and format documents;
  • Maintain established filing system, manual or electronic;
  • Open and close files, conduct conflict searches, regular entry of lawyer timesheets and billing;
  • Liaise with staff, clients, outside agencies and the general public;
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion at all times; and
  • Other duties, as required.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education from a recognized Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal program;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent proofreading skills (typographical, spelling, grammatical, word usage and formatting errors);
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to multi task, display initiative and use sound judgment;
  • Ability to work well independently and follow instructions with little supervision;
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge with MS Office; and
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and discretion.

Pitblado Law offers a friendly work environment, a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including a RRSP/DPSP.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume in confidence stating salary expectations and references by applying online at [email protected]

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only individuals under consideration will be contacted.

 

Legal Assistant

Pitblado Law is a business-minded law firm that cares about people, is passionate about our community and is driven by working together to enrich the lives and businesses we touch. We have a bold vision, and the only way to achieve it is by earning the trust of every client, every day.

Your responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Draft a variety of legal documents such as agreements, letters, memorandums, court documents.
  • Alongside attorneys, meet with clients and maintain detailed notes of discussions held at meetings.
  • Reviewing and routing incoming mail and fax communications; preparing and processing outgoing mail and faxes; and arranging for specialized mail or messenger services
  • Coordinating client meetings, including scheduling rooms and arranging audio-visual equipment and catering, if needed.
  • Maintaining an organized electronic and physical filing system on a current basis.
  • Draft inventories of clients assets.
  • Preparing, editing, formatting, printing, scanning and revising correspondence, memoranda, large transaction documents, reports, forms, labels and other printed material through dictation, copy typing or other instructions, as required.
  • Preparing security documents, including Mortgages, Caveats, Security Agreements, Assignments, Trustee and Beneficial Owner Agreements and the like and all related documentation.
  • Assist with creating and maintaining positive client relations.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • A post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate from a recognized Legal Administrative Assistant program;
  • Experience (minimum of 2 years) as a legal assistant in a large law firm.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to display initiative and work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Strong time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills with the ability to work under pressure in order to meet client deadlines.
  • Capacity to perform duties with speed and accuracy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Analytical with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Sound judgment in high-pressure situations;
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite;

Pitblado Law offers a friendly work environment, a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including RRSP/DPSP plan.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume in confidence stating salary expectations and references by applying online at [email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest in Pitblado Law, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.