Legal Administrator/Paralegal Position Available
Bakerlaw is a small law firm specializing in human rights, disability, health, education and Charter issues. Our clients are typically individuals rather than institutions, and we seek out challenging cases.
In your role of Legal Administrator /Paralegal you will have numerous responsibilities including:
- Conducting client intakes
- Drafting legal documents and forms
- Document production for service and filing
- Maintaining electronic and paper client files
- Preparing and sending client invoices
- Processing accounts payable
A significant portion of the position relates to client intake. You will be the first point of contact for people looking to retain bakerlaw and be responsible for an initial discussion to gather the facts of the case in order to assess its merits.
While having experience and or education as paralegal or legal assistant would be an asset, we are open to training the appropriate individual who has a university degree and an interest in the legal profession.
Salary will be dependent upon experience and training. All bakerlaw employees receive benefits after an initial 3 month probationary period.
If you would like to apply please submit a cover letter outlining your interest, a resume and one personal and one professional reference to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will remove this posting once the position has been filled.
ABOUT THE SUMMER STUDENT & ARTICLING PROGRAM
Specializing in public interest work in civil litigation and administrative law, with an emphasis on disability law, human rights, and Charter litigation, we pride ourselves on our commitment to access to justice, to the community, and to broader systemic equality issues. Our summer and articling students demonstrate their dedication to these social justice issues in addition to possessing strong academic backgrounds, superior research, analytical and drafting skills and deep understanding and appreciation of equality issues.
The articling program at Bakerlaw offers students diverse, concrete experience with significant opportunity to work independently and assume primary carriage of files while becoming involved in all aspects of the firm’s work. A collaborative environment, supportive of professional development, in combination with the meaningful work completed by students, establish the superior learning experience offered by Bakerlaw.
Bakerlaw is not currently hiring. We will update this page if that changes.
Thank you for your interest in Bakerlaw.