Legal Assistant (Civil litigation AND ESTATE Department)- full time

We are currently seeking a Full Time Legal Assistant to join our growing firm.

The successful candidate will be mature, have strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work well independently and within a group environment. You must be detail oriented with excellent proofreading skills, and have technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.  A Diploma in the Legal Administration Course or two (2) years experience in the legal assistant profession is preferred but not necessary; we are willing to train the right candidate for the job.

In addition, the applicant must have a proven ability to handle, treat and maintain sensitive and confidential information, the ability to prioritize while maintaining flexibility to handle multiple tasks at the same time; time management skills are essential.

Paterson Patterson Wyman & Abel offers an excellent work environment, competitive wages, flexible scheduling, group benefits and an employee RRSP program.

Persons who are interested in pursuing this opportunity should send a cover letter, resume and a list of references in confidence to D.A.S. Paterson, Q.C., via e-mail at or by personal delivery to 1-1040 Princess Avenue, Brandon, MB.

We thank all those that apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.