North Shore - Legal Assistant, Family Law

Job number: 20-0404P
Employment type: Permanent Full Time
Ville: Laval
Employment status: filled




You feel drawn to family law, having in mind the best interest of children and families? Here is a great opportunity to pursue your professional career in a law firm ready to welcome a Legal Assistant with a passion for a more people-oriented type of law!

You will have the opportunity to work in files dealing with childcare, divorce, separation between common-law partners, child and spousal support and international child abduction. Your skills will definitely be an asset!

Join this specialized family law team comprised of several Lawyers and Legal Assistants.

This reputable law firm stands out in the Greater Montreal legal community by its competitive compensation and full range of benefits.


As a Family Law Legal Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing family law files: divorce applications, custody applications, homologation of mandate in anticipation of incapacity, support determination forms, affidavits, etc.;
  • Open and follow up on client files (vouchers, correspondence, etc.);
  • Manage the lawyers’ agendas and schedule various meetings (hearings, court sessions, etc.);
  • Write, modify and revise legal documents and correspondence;
  • Communicate, by email or telephone, with various stakeholders (clients, lawyers, witnesses, bailiffs, etc.);
  • Manage opening, paper and electronic filling, billing, follow-up and organization of file.



  • Experience as a Legal Assistant;
  • Excellent skills in French, English skills an asset;
  • Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Strong organizational skills and priority management;
  • Meticulousness and attention to detail.


This position is of interest to you?

Please send us your application confidentially to: mentioning the reference number 20-0404P.

*Please note only candidates meeting the job requirements will be contacted and that interviews will be conducted virtually. We thank you for your collaboration.

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