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Legal secretary (Legal Assistant - Criminal Law)

Kitchener (ON)


Hourly: min. $12.75 for 40.0 hours per week

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Anticipated Start Date:

As soon as possible


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Terms of Employment:

Permanent   Full-Time

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Employer Details


Gehl and Gehl Professional Corporation

Job requirements




Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training; Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training; Completion of university



3 years to less than 5 years


Business Equipment and Computer Applications

Typewriter; MacIntosh; Electronic mail; MS Word; Excel; Windows


Typing (Words Per Minute)

41 - 60 wpm


Shorthand (Words Per Minute)

41 - 60 wpm


Type of Bookkeeping or Accounting

Computerized; Manual


Work Setting

General law practice; Criminal law; Real estate law; Business or corporate law


Type of Work Experience

Correspondence; Reports and records; Contracts; Statistics; Financial statements; Invoices; Charts, tables or graphs; Manuscripts or theses


Specific Skills

Arrange travel and related itineraries and bookings; Record and prepare minutes of court sessions, meetings or conferences; Determine and establish office procedures and routines


Additional Skills

Schedule and confirm appointments; Maintain filing system; Perform general clerical work, such as open and distribute mail


Security and Safety

Criminal record check


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Tight deadlines; Attention to detail; Large caseload


Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available


Work Location Information

Urban area


Essential Skills

Reading text; Document use; Numeracy; Writing; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Decision making; Critical thinking; Job task planning and organizing; Significant use of memory; Finding information; Computer use; Continuous learning


Other Information

Familiar with the criminal justice system, criminal procedure and associated lexicon, legal terminology. Must be familiar with legal aid on line and legal aid system

How to Apply

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