Paralegal in Kitchener Waterloo, ON

Paralegal Job Description:

Paralegals in Ontario must have graduated from a Law Society of Upper Canada accredited Paralegal Education program and hold a valid paralegal license in order to represent someone in a legal capacity. Paralegals in Ontario can represent clients:in Small Claims Courtin the Ontario Court of Justiceon summary conviction offences where the maximum penalty does not exceed six months' imprisonment and /or a $5,000 finebefore administrative tribunalsParalegals should have computer and technical knowledge as well as strong analytical, communication and organizational skills.

Typical Duties of a Paralegal:

Give legal advice concerning legal interests, rights or responsibilities with respect to a proceeding or the subject matter of a proceeding Draft or assist with drafting documents for use in a proceeding Negotiate on behalf of a person who is a party to a proceeding

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Salary for Paralegal in Kitchener Waterloo, ON
53000 - 76000
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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