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Legal Assistant

JKB Law is a law firm practicing in family/divorce, wills/estates, and residential real estate. The law firm operates out of an executive centre with reception who greets people, receives/sends mail, and couriers. You will not be required to do any of those tasks.

The law firm is in a growth space right now, so this position is ideal for someone who for whatever reasons has care/education/other responsibilities that require flexible part-time for the first 3-12 months, but then wants to grow with the firm, with the goal to be full-time, with requisite increases in responsibilities and compensation. Currently there is one lawyer, with an articling student coming aboard September 2023.

You do not need experience in law or working in a law office. Training will be provided to the right candidate. The most important is values alignment.

JKB Law believes in a client-centric approach to law where we take the time to ensure clients are respected, understand their options, and guided effectively to solutions that work best for them. This requires professionalism, inclusivity, and honesty as core values.

Salary: $25/hour with anticipated raise at 6-12 months to $30/hour.


  • You will be on a part-time contract for the first 3-6 months and if it goes well, then the position will be permanent, full-time.

  • Work schedule is flexible and hybrid work options available

  • Regular in office work schedule is required however – do not apply if you require fully remote as this is not possible to accommodate

    • For ex. ideal candidate would want to work a few days per week from 10 am to 2 pm (or similar hours)

  • You will be provided with:

    • Work laptop

    • Office with dual monitor set-up and docking station (allowing for hybrid work environment)

    • Training in the work

    • Access to 24 hour gym on site


  • Client intakes – scheduling consultations and forms

  • File opening

    • Sending file opening letters to clients, credit card authorizations, ID verification

  • Document preparation

    • You will be trained and there are document generation processes already set up

    • Pleadings for family law files

    • Desk divorce packages

    • Initial drafts for wills packages

    • Real estate documents

    • Proof reading documents

  • Client communication to set up meetings/appointments – there is a booking calendar, so this is streamlined with reminders already built in

  • Sending out invoices and receiving payments (mostly automated with some tasks associated with this process)

  • File closing

    • Sending originals to clients, scanning documents, shredding documents

    • Closing file in the client management system, saving/archiving digital files

Ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Loves technology and is happy to operate in a paperless work environment

    • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 required – we regularly use Word, Excel, and Outlook

    • Proficiency in Adobe required – Adobe PDF editing/combining/digital signatures

    • Familiarity with Cosmolex and DivorceMate are assets

  • Cares about helping people

  • Is organized – you love labels, things fitting in the right places, following procedures/processes

  • Has experience working with marginalized communities

  • Has experience working with LGBTQIA+ sexual/gender minorities

  • Some post-secondary education preferred (diploma or degree)

  • English proficiency required

  • Proficiency in additional languages is an asset, specifically in Punjabi or Cantonese/Mandarin

How to apply – please follow directions – only applications that follow directions will be considered

  • Email info [at] with the subject line “JKB Law – Application for Legal Assistant”

  • Attach your CV as a PDF

  • In the body of the email please provide minimum one paragraph (3-5 sentences, with up to 3 paragraphs maximum) explaining why you are interested in the position.

  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis – apply early to be reviewed sooner!

Thank you for your interest and applications! Only applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted.

JKB Law is committed to creating a supportive work environment that is a nourishing and safe space, with balance so you can enjoy your life beyond work.

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