legalProTegé Staffing recruits for legal support positions.  These positions assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents. They also conduct research to support a legal proceeding, formulate a defense or initiate legal action. Our law firms require experienced support staff in the following areas: conveyancing, real estate, estate law, criminal, civil and family law. The most requested roles are administrative, clerical, paralegal and legal assistant.

Key Competencies for Legal Support

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time management
  • Strong grasp of the English language (speak, read and write)
  • Critical Thinking
  • Education and Experience
  • Post Secondary
  • Minimum 6 months (Direct Law Experience an Asset)

Sample Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Prepare legal documents including: briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts and real estate closing statements
  • Prepare affidavits or other documents, maintain document file and file pleadings with court clerk
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases
  • Monitor and keep legal volumes to ensure that law library is up-to-date
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