Established in 1937, Baker Newby is one of the largest Fraser Valley law firms with offices in Chilliwack and Abbotsford.
We are currently seeking a Junior Solicitor’s Assistant for our Chilliwack office. This position may be suitable for those newly graduated with an Applied Business Technology Certificate or Legal Administrative Assistants Certificate, or other comparable education, with a genuine interest in pursuing a law firm career, or specifically in solicitor-related areas of law such as real estate, corporate, and commercial transactions.
You would report most directly to two Senior Paralegals, which provides an excellent and encouraging environment for continued training.
Primary responsibilities will include:
• Various searches and inquires;
• Basic reporting;
• Client coordination and booking appointments;
• Opening files;
• Prepare for closings;
• A variety of related duties as assigned by Senior Assistants.
The successful candidate will have meticulous attention to detail, the ability to work in a team-oriented environment, and possess very strong computer skills as we work in an ever-increasing paperless practice.
Candidates will become familiar with LTSA, BC Online, ETray and practice management software such as Amicus, ESILaw and ALF.
While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.