The Ross Firm – serving Ontario – We bring sophisticated technology to keep your costs down, stay on top of the law, and make sure you’re informed throughout your case. Excellence + Value is what we do. The Ross Firm has offices located in Goderich, Stratford and Kincardine.

We are looking for a Family Law Clerk to join our Family Law Team. We currently have 3 Family Law Lawyers that the ideal candidate will be working closely with. The ideal candidate will have at least 5+ years of previous experience working with family law, and able to work with minimal supervision.

Primary Duties:
    • Work closely with Family Law Lawyers, clerks and administrative team
    • Responsible for day to day management of family law files assigned by supervising lawyer
    • Draft pleadings, Affidavits, motions, conference briefs, Financial Statements, Net Family Property Statements and any other documents as instructed by the lawyers.
    • Draft correspondence to clients, opposing counsel, courts and other parties
    • Communicate by telephone, correspondence and e-mail communication between clients, courts, opposing counsel and other parties
    • Compile complex financial statements and net family property statements, including review and analysis of corporate financial statements and business evaluations, as well as complex farm properties
    • Maintain daily task list for all client files
    • Docket time spent on files
    • Any other tasks assigned
    • Manage e-files for clients
Skills/Knowledge/Experience Required:
    • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience within the Family Law practice area
    • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment, with an emphasis on excellence to our clients
    • Relevant post-secondary education (University Degree or Law Clerk Diploma)
    • Extensive knowledge of DivorceMate, Microsoft Office and Nuance
    • Thorough knowledge of Family Law rules, legal procedures and statutes
    • Highly organized and able to multi-task and prioritize appropriately.
Respond to: Interested applicants are requested to submit their resume by 4 p.m. on Monday, November 12, 2018. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Experience: Family Law: 5 years (Required)