Legal/Administration

Join a law firm that supports your professional development. 

Fillmore Riley offers a dynamic, collegial work environment for administrative legal professionals.

Our firm boasts an exceptional retention rate because we allow employees opportunities for growth and we foster a friendly, community-focused culture. We offer a comprehensive training and orientation program and an attractive benefits package.

Administrative Assistant

We are looking to hire an Administrative Assistant who will provide administrative support to the General Manager and Human Resources Manager on a wide range of initiatives.

The successful candidate will be highly organized, efficient and adept at setting priorities with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. The candidate will also be professional and possess good judgement, stemming from experience working with sensitive and confidential information.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Word processing, drafting letters and reports
  • Development and maintenance of spreadsheets and databases
  • Coordinate logistics for meetings, firm events and other initiatives
  • Maintain complete and accurate firm records
  • Coordinate orientation for new lawyers, students and staff members for successful onboarding
  • Maintain the firm’s intranet
  • Maintain filing and office organization

Core Competencies:

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent people and communications skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and retain complex information
  • Possess strong computer and organizational skills
  • Eager to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Complete complex assignments with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing deadlines
  • Exercise critical thinking, with attention to detail and consistently produce high-quality work

A minimum of five years of experience in an administrative capacity is required.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7 and Office 2010 is also required with strong proficiency in Excel.

Fillmore Riley LLP offers a dynamic and challenging work environment, a comprehensive training and orientation program, and an exceptional benefits package, including a DPSP/RRSP plan. Salary will be commensurate with experience, qualifications and ability. Please forward your resume stating salary expectations in confidence to:

FILLMORE RILEY LLP
1700 - 360 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3Z3
Attention: P. Kapilik
E-Mail:  pkapilik@fillmoreriley.com
 

Litigation Legal Assistant

We are a Winnipeg-based, full-service law firm in the heart of downtown looking for an experienced Litigation Legal Assistant to assist lawyers at the partnership level.  The incumbent will be able to take direction well and be self-motivated to work independently. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare legal documents based on instructions, by lawyer and by referring to precedents, where required
  • Draft correspondence for lawyer
  • Proofread and edit all documentation for grammar, spelling, and content accuracy
  • Perform all administrative accounting tasks, such as file opening, conflict searches, time entry, billing, cheque requisitions, trust deposits, etc.
  • Assist with general practice office management, including filing, scheduling meetings and court dates, and travel arrangements
  • Conduct legal searches as directed by lawyer

Core Competencies:

  • Exercise sound judgement and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent people and communications skills
  • Possess strong computer and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and high-pressure environment
  • Complete complex assignments with minimal supervision
  • Possess a strong analytical and logistical skill set
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing deadlines
  • Exercise critical thinking, with attention to detail and consistently produce high-quality work

Fillmore Riley LLP offers a dynamic and challenging work environment, a comprehensive training and orientation program, and an exceptional benefits package, including a DPSP/RRSP plan.  Please forward your resume stating salary expectations in confidence to:

FILLMORE RILEY LLP
1700-360 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3Z3
Attention:  P. Kapilik
E-Mail:  pkapilik@fillmoreriley.com

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, but advise that only those under consideration will be contacted.