Legal Assistant, Child Protection

Cochrane Saxberg LLP

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Update day: 23-02-2024

Location: Winnipeg Manitoba

Category: Legal / Contracts


Job type: Full-time

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Cochrane Saxberg is a full service law firm located in downtown Winnipeg. We have an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant to assist with our Criminal Law Department. We are looking for a long term employee who wants to grow with our firm.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • File management including creation/maintenance of electronic and physical files.
  • General administrative duties such as filing, scanning, printing, faxing and email documents.
  • Preparing legal/court documents and correspondence based on written instruction, verbal direction and precedents.
  • Assist with general practice management, including managing calendars, billing, and scheduling meetings.
  • Reception coverage and other office related duties.
  • Working in the day-to-day support of a lawyer’s practice; and


  • Legal experience or training would be an asset. In lieu of legal training or experience, we will accept candidates who have a University Degree.
  • Experience in Child Protection Law would be an asset.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Excellent writing skills including proper spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Exercise critical thinking, with attention to detail and ability to consistently produce high quality work.
  • Exceptional computer software skills using Microsoft Office.
  • Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • A strong work ethic, delivering service with energy and enthusiasm.
  • Eager to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to take initiative when necessary and to interact with other employees to assist them as needed.

How to Apply:

Cochrane Saxberg offers a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes Health, Dental, Disability coverage, insurance coverage and an Employee Assistance Program. Qualified candidates can submit their resume and cover letter including salary expectations.

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

Job Type: Full-time


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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Deadline: 08-04-2024

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