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Madorin, Snyder LLP is a full service law firm

based in the Region of Waterloo and serving

clients throughout Ontario.

Careers

 

Law Clerks and Administrative Assistants

 

Madorin, Snyder LLP believes that talented, dedicated, client focused, and hardworking administrative assistants and clerks are an integral part of a successful law firm. We pride ourselves on fostering a cooperative and supportive work environment, and we provide all of our staff with the training and professional development opportunities needed to keep them at the cutting edge  of legal support services.

 

Current Openings:

 

LEGAL ASSISTANT – FAMILY AND LITIGATION

 

Tired of Being Micro-Managed?

 

A senior partner in our firm requires a confident legal assistant with an upbeat attitude to manage a  busy legal practice compromised of approximately 80% family law, and 20% civil law. 

 

As the main liaison between clients, lawyers and court staff, anticipating next steps is essential to this role, always being prepared and responsive to meet each challenge. This top notch assistant will be responsible for file management from initial client intake to closing; scheduling all appointments, meetings, discoveries and court dates; diarizing important dates, and generally keeping this senior partner on track with minimal supervision.   

 

Other administrative tasks include preparation of  memoranda, correspondence, cohabitation / separation agreements, simple divorces, and various other legal documents from oral, written and/or dictated instructions.  The successful candidate will work together with other team members to ensure a seamless and positive experience for our clients.

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of three (3) years' experience
  • Strong computer knowledge in the following programs: MS Word, Divorcemate, ACL, Primafact, PC Law and SpeechExec
  • Professional, polite, and attentive while also being accurate
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be organized, thorough and have high attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team; and
  • Successful completion of a related post-secondary education program is required.

Please e-mail your cover letter together with your resume to Jeff Oberholtzer, Administration Manager at careers@kw-law.com.

 

LEGAL ASSISTANT – CIVIL LITIGATION

 

Madorin Snyder LLP is a full service law firm based in Kitchener, Ontario and serving clients throughout Ontario.   Over the last 60 years we have maintained our reputation as specialists in a number of areas of the law including family and employment law and the defense of insurance claims, professionals, municipalities and manufacturers. 

 

We require an  individual with a general background and experience in Civil Litigation Law to join a busy practice.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preparing legal documents (applications, affidavits and etc.), from written, oral and dictated instructions and precedents.
  • Drafting routine correspondence on behalf of the lawyer.
  • File organization and maintenance of files in Primafact.
  • Maintaining an effective diary system in ACL
  • Scheduling the lawyer's calendar.
  • Liaison with clients and opposing Counsel.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of five (5) years' experience
  • Strong computer knowledge in the following programs: MS Word, ACL, Primafact, PC Law and SpeechExec.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with clients, lawyers and staff;
  • Proficient with the Rules of Civil Procedure;
  • Knowledge of SABS would be beneficial
  • Ability to work in a fast paced high volume environment
  • Must be organized, thorough and have high attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team
  • Successful completion of a related post-secondary education program is required.

Please e-mail your cover letter together with your resume to Jeff Oberholtzer, Administration Manager at careers@kw-law.com.

 

 

 

If you are interested in joining our team, send your resume and cover letter to:

 

Jeff Oberholtzer
Administration Manager
Madorin, Snyder LLP
55 King Street West, PO Box 1234
Kitchener, Ontario  N2G 4G9

 

careers@kw-law.com