Jennifer Zeilikman

Jennifer Zeilikman

Jennifer Zeilikman is Zeilikman Law’s Managing Counsel

Jennifer has successfully appeared before various levels of court and administrative tribunals, including the Superior Court of Justice and the Small Claims Court, to advocate on behalf of her clients.


Jennifer has earned her law degree at Osgoode Hall Law School. Jennifer was called to the Bar in June 2010.

Memberships & Affiliations

Jennifer is a member of the Law Society of Ontario in good standing, the Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association.

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Areas of Practice

In addition to her role as Zeilikman Law’s Managing Counsel, Jennifer supervises, oversees, and participates in the preparation of court materials in complex motions and hearings from their inception up to and including their service and filing. Jennifer always ensures that Zeilikman Law’s lawyers remain on the cutting edge of Canada’s most recent jurisprudential developments in the areas of labour law, employment law and civil procedure.

Jennifer also brings an advocate’s experience in her day-to-day dealings with clients and is noted for her resourcefulness and implementation of strategic and forward-looking thinking. She is recognized for being a committed professional, always taking into consideration each client’s specific circumstances and needs to best represent their legal interests.

Legal Receptionist

Zeilikman Law is an employment law firm located in Vaughan, Ontario. We are looking to hire a legal receptionist to join our firm. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working as a receptionist at another law firm.

Location: Vaughan, Ontario.

Start Date: Immediately.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. Full time. In-person only. This is not a remote work position.

Wages: 35,000 to 40,000 per year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage our firm’s multi-line telephone system to receive incoming calls.  Screen incoming telephone call inquiries to determine the nature of the telephone call and provide standard information related to our legal services.  Take and deliver messages and route incoming telephone calls to the appropriate staff person.
  • Answer general inquiries coming from the firm’s social media and website email.
  • Welcome in-person visitors upon arrival.  Direct visitors to the appropriate staff person and / or office or boardroom.
  • Organize in-person visitor schedule to prevent overlap and multiple bookings.
  • Receive, sort, and distribute daily mail and deliveries.
  • Arrange for couriers.
  • Keep front reception, kitchenette area and boardroom tidy.
  • Perform various clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, and faxing on an as-needed basis.
  • Process client or other payments.
  • May be asked to run minor errands outside of office such as attending post office to arrange a courier or pick up mail.
  • May be asked to assist other law clerks or lawyers of the firm as required and as appropriate.
  • Any other basic administrative duties or tasks as deemed appropriate.

Required Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of general office procedures including filing, faxing, and printing and copying.
  • Basic word processing computer skills.
  • Proficient in receptionist and telephone practices, etiquette, and decorum.
  • Professional attitude and appearance.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Positive customer service attitude is a must.
  • Must be able to maintain confidential and sensitive information.

Education and Experience:

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in an office setting with an emphasis in accounting, reception or clerical work is required.   We would prefer experience in a law firm environment.

Applications for this position should be sent via email to jennifer@zeilikmanlaw.com. All applications should include a cover letter, resume and at least two references. Only successful candidates will be contacted.