JFK Law Corporation is always interested in speaking to prospective lawyers, articling students and summer students.

Please do not send your application materials directly to individual lawyers, as our application system is centralized. If you are interested in joining our team, please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@jfklaw.ca and we will review your materials.

CURRENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

Litigation Assistant, Vancouver, BC

About Us:

JFK Law Corporation is a specialty law firm founded in 2009 with offices in Victoria and Vancouver. Our firm is focused primarily on delivering high-quality legal services in the areas of public, constitutional and environmental law, particularly for Indigenous nations and organizations.

We are currently seeking an experienced Litigation Assistant to work in our Vancouver office, located in beautiful Yaletown. The primary responsibility of this role is to work with the legal assistant team and provide litigation support to our legal professionals to ensure the seamless operation of the Firm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide calendar management using Outlook and Time Matters.
  • Organize, maintain and manage updates to an electronic and paper Bring Forward system.
  • Scanning and photocopying all required documents.
  • Schedule frequent travel arrangements.
  • Prepare monthly client billings.
  • Manage monthly reconciliation of lawyer expenses.
  • Interpret rules of court for various provinces and levels of court (i.e. BC Supreme Court, BC Court of Appeal, Federal Court, Ontario Superior Court, Supreme Court of Canada).
  • Preparation for trials and chambers hearings.
  • Draft, edit, format, organize and print correspondence, memos, reports, court documents, labels and other printed material.
  • File and coordinate service of Court documents pursuant to the court’s rules.
  • Organize and maintain client documents, pleadings, corporate records and various other briefs and reports.
  • Provide administrative litigation support.
  • Compiling and formatting court documents (ie: books of authorities, applications, motions and condensed briefs)
  • Provide guidance and act as a resource to other legal assistants who may not be as familiar with the rules for the various provinces and levels of court.
  • Coordinate with court offices to schedule appointments, and arrange for trials and judicial review hearings.
  • Assist with reviewing and assembling documentary evidence, and managing complex evidence records.
  • Organize, maintain and manage complex electronic and paper filing systems, including opening and closing of files.
  • Arrange and prepare for meetings including document preparation, catering, and other logistics.
  • Other tasks as assigned to support the administrative team.

Qualifications:

  • Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Legal Administrative Assistant program.
  • Minimum three years of experience as a legal assistant.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and keyboarding accuracy.
  • Takes initiative to manage, organize and prioritize work independently.
  • Adept at using Microsoft Office programs, and Outlook 2010.
  • Advanced knowledge with Adobe and experience working with PDF’s.
  • Knowledge of Time Matters, PCLaw, CanLii and Quicklaw would be an asset.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to take initiative.

Compensation:

In return for your hard work and experience, you will be rewarded with a competitive annual salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package, including 4 weeks vacation to start.

If you would like to advance your career with a progressive team that is passionate about making an impact, please email a cover letter and resume by November 6, 2019 to info@pivothrservices.ca

Applicants with Indigenous ancestry are strongly encouraged to apply. Short-listed candidates will be contacted; others will be kept in our database for future consideration. Thank you for your interest in JFK Law.

Legal Assistant, Victoria, BC

About Us:

JFK Law Corporation is a specialty law firm founded in 2009 with offices in Victoria and Vancouver. We strive to provide the highest quality of legal services across Canada, serving the needs of aboriginal peoples and others who seek assistance in the areas of public, constitutional and environmental law.

We are currently seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to work in our beautiful downtown Victoria office.  The primary responsibility of this role is to work with the legal assistant team and provide support to our legal professionals to ensure the seamless operation of the Firm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interpret rules of court for various provinces and levels of court (i.e. BC Supreme Court, BC Court of Appeal, Federal Court, Ontario Superior Court, Supreme Court of Canada).
  • Draft, edit, format, organize and print correspondence, memos, reports, court documents, labels and other printed material.
  • File and coordinate service of Court documents.
  • Organize and maintain client documents, pleadings, corporate records and various other briefs and reports.
  • Provide solicitor support, including drafting and filing of Incorporation Documents, Corporate Records, Resolutions, Registers and Annual Reports.
  • Provide litigation support, including assisting with preparing specialized court documents.
  • Provide guidance and act as a resource to other legal assistants who may not be as familiar with the rules for the various provinces and levels of court.
  • Coordinate with court offices to schedule appointments, and arrange for trials and judicial review hearings.
  • Assist with reviewing and assembling documentary evidence, and managing complex evidence records.
  • Provide calendar management using Outlook and Time Matters.
  • Organize, maintain and manage updates to an electronic and paper Bring Forward system.
  • Organize, maintain and manage complex electronic and paper filing systems, including opening and closing of files.
  • Scanning and photocopying all required documents.
  • Schedule frequent travel arrangements.
  • Prepare monthly client billings.
  • Manage monthly reconciliation of lawyer expenses.
  • Arrange and prepare for meetings including document preparation, catering, and other logistics.
  • Other tasks as assigned to support administrative team.

 Qualifications:

  • Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Legal Administrative Assistant program.
  • 3-5 years experience as a legal assistant providing litigation support.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and keyboarding accuracy.
  • Ability to manage, organize and prioritize work independently.
  • Adept at using Microsoft Office programs and Outlook 2010.
  • Knowledge of Time Matters, PCLaw, CanLii and Quicklaw would be an asset.

If you would like to advance your career with a progressive team that is passionate about making an impact, please email a cover letter and resume by November 6, 2019 to info@pivothrservices.ca.

Applicants with Aboriginal ancestry are strongly encouraged to apply. We thank you in advance for your interest. Short-listed candidates will be contacted; others will be kept in our database for future consideration. Thank you for your interest in JFK Law.

Administrative Assistant, Victoria, BC

About Us:

JFK Law Corporation is a specialty law firm founded in 2009 with offices in Victoria and Vancouver. Our firm is focused primarily on delivering high quality legal services in the areas of public, constitutional and environmental law, particularly for Indigenous nations and organizations.

Job Summary: 

We are currently seeking a hardworking and energetic Administrative Assistant to support the Firm Administrator, team of legal assistants and lawyers to ensure the seamless operation of the firm.  This position will be located in our beautiful downtown Victoria office, and will require a time commitment of 37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Front reception, inclusive of welcoming guests and preparing the boardroom for meetings
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning of various documents
  • Filing and saving documents and emails using a firm-wide document management system
  • Organizing and compiling documents (i.e. binders, meeting materials, etc.)
  • Opening new files
  • Preparing and sending correspondence for mail delivery
  • Scheduling frequent travel arrangements
  • Assisting with the client billing cycle
  • Preparing cheque requisitions and expense reconciliations
  • Assisting with scheduling using Microsoft Outlook and a firm-wide calendar management program
  • Arranging and preparing for meetings including drafting and circulating agendas, document preparation, catering, and other logistics
  • Ordering office supplies
  • General tidying and housekeeping including watering plants, cleaning, washing dishes, and emptying recycling bins
  • Other tasks as assigned.

 Qualifications:

  • Administrative/clerical certificate or diploma is an asset.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional organizational and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and keyboarding accuracy.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work independently.
  • Adept at using Microsoft Office programs; experience performing advanced saving of documents is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Time Matters is an asset.
  • Previous administrative experience is preferred.

To Apply:

Candidates who wish to be considered for this position should submit a resume and cover letter to info@pivothrservices.ca by November 6th, 2019. Applicants with Indigenous ancestry are strongly encouraged to apply. Short-listed candidates will be contacted; others will be kept in our database for future consideration.  Thank you for your interest in JFK Law.