Opportunities

When you want to reach your fullest potential. 

We’re a highly energized firm of thriving professionals who are deeply committed to helping clients overcome any challenge they face. We’re equally committed to helping everyone on our team reach their personal and career goals, so we provide all of the resources, mentorships and support you need to succeed.

At Fillmore Riley, we foster a welcoming, supportive, and equitable workplace for all our people. We firmly believe in the benefits that having different people, perspectives, and backgrounds affords us. Diversity not only creates better individuals but also better lawyers. Fillmore Riley is committed to creating a collegial and professional environment composed of lawyers as well as legal administrative and business professionals with a varied range of experiences that are representative of Manitoba’s population.

We encourage applications from Indigenous and visible minorities, people who identify with the LGBTQ+ community, and people with a disability. At Fillmore Riley, we are actively engaged in our community—including supporting non-profits and initiatives that benefit these groups—to create a more inclusive and equitable society.

Legal Administrative & Business Professionals

At Fillmore Riley, every team member plays an integral role in our firm’s success. We’re committed to maintaining the high standards of excellence that made Fillmore Riley a leading firm. From legal assistants and paralegals to technology and accounting professionals, we provide the support to help lawyers deliver exceptional client service.

We offer a professional and collaborative work environment, and we’re committed to giving you the resources you need to succeed. We encourage you to apply if you feel Fillmore Riley is the right fit for you. Please email your cover letter and resume to Pinky Kapilik, Human Resources Manager, at recruiting@fillmoreriley.com.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Corporate Legal Assistant

    • Fillmore Riley LLP is a highly regarded and accomplished full-service law firm located in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. Our firm has been entrusted to work on some of the most complex and sophisticated transactions and litigation involving Canada's most prominent companies, institutions and individuals.

      We have an immediate opening for a Corporate Legal Assistant to assist at the partnership level.

      Responsibilities

      • Interact with clients on phone and in person
      • Prepare letters and other correspondence
      • Prepare and revise corporate transactional documents
      • Organize documents for corporate closings
      • Prepare corporate closing books
      • Order searches and conduct due diligence inquiries
      • Complete LTO service requests

      Core Competencies

      • Three or more years experience as a corporate legal assistant
      • Sound judgment and strong problem-solving 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

      What We Offer

      • Competitive salary that is commensurate with experience and skills
      • Exceptional benefits package, including extended health coverage, dental coverage and long term disability
      • Employee Family Assistance Plan (EFAP)
      • RRSP Matching Program
      • Comprehensive training and orientation program
      • Part-time remote work program
      • Corporate gym membership rate
      • Shortened work day on Fridays during the summer months
      • Opportunity for community involvement through a variety of firm sponsorships and events

      Fillmore Riley is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment composed of people with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and identities. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

      Please forward your resume stating salary expectations to:

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

      We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

  • Litigation Legal Assistant

    • Fillmore Riley LLP is a highly regarded and accomplished full-service law firm located in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. Our firm has been entrusted to work on some of the most complex and sophisticated transactions and litigation involving Canada's most prominent companies, institutions and individuals.

      We have an immediate opening for a Litigation Legal Assistant. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in litigation, preferably with some experience in banking law.

      Responsibilities

      • Perform all administrative accounting tasks, such as file opening, conflict searches, time entry, e-billing, cheque requisitions, trust deposits, etc.
      • Arrange service of documents with process server
      • Prepare legal documents based on instructions by lawyer and by referring to precedents, where required
      • Keep records of matter status and communicate status to client as directed by lawyer
      • Draft correspondence including demand letters
      • Proofread and edit all documents for grammar, spelling and content accuracy
      • Assist with general practice office management, including filing, scheduling meetings and court dates

      Core Competencies

      • Three or more years experience as litigation legal assistant
      • Exercise sound judgement and problem-solving skills
      • Possess strong computer and organizational skills
      • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
      • Prioritize competing deadlines and complete complex assignments with minimal supervision
      • Track record of consistently producing high-quality work with attention to detail

      What We Offer

      • Competitive salary that is commensurate with experience and skills
      • Exceptional benefits package, including extended health coverage, dental coverage and long term disability
      • Employee Family Assistance Plan (EFAP)
      • RRSP Matching Program
      • Comprehensive training and orientation program
      • Part-time remote work program
      • Corporate gym membership rate
      • Shortened work day on Fridays during the summer months
      • Opportunity for community involvement through a variety of firm sponsorships and events

      Fillmore Riley is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment composed of people with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and identities. Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants with disabilities. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.

      Please forward your resume stating salary expectations to:

      Fillmore Riley LLP
      1700 - 360 Main Street
      Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3Z3
      Attention: Ms. P. Kapilik
      E-Mail: recruiting@fillmoreriley.com

      We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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