Employment Lawyer & Labour Lawyer | Pickering

Zeilikman Law: Employment, Labour, and Litigation Law Experts

An experienced and proactive legal team helping business owners and workers navigate complex employment and labour law arguments in Pickering, Ajax, and throughout the Durham Region

Located east of Toronto in Durham Region, the City of Pickering – with its diverse, stable economy and low business tax rates – is poised to grow. Pickering is home to an estimated 94,000 people, local, national, and international companies of all sizes, and more than 35,000 jobs at over 3,000 firms in the advanced manufacturing, bio-technology, pharmaceutical, and logistics industries.

Across Pickering’s thriving neighbourhoods – West Rouge, Rouge Park, Highbush, Rougemont, West Shore, Woodlands, Amberlea, Dunbarton, Bay Ridges, Pickering North, Liverpool, Brock Ridge, East Village, Duffin Heights – members of the skilled workforce and entrepreneurial business owners occasionally find themselves in conflict. When legal arguments do arise, you need knowledgeable legal representation at your side.

Progressive, effective legal representation for Pickering’s businesses and workers

Self-represented litigants face a potentially gruelling and daunting experience, as well as, serious implications without the guidance and counsel of an experienced legal team. At Zeilikman Law, we work to ensure our clients across Pickering and Durham Region get the efficient and affordable protection they need, and the amicable agreements or positive outcomes they want.

Our team specializes in delivering results-oriented conflict resolution and formidable courtroom representation for our clients on a diverse range of legal matters including:

  • Wrongful dismissals, human rights violations, and sexual harassment
  • We negotiate and represent professionals in matters of discipline for several professions
  • Workplace group coverage and short- and long-term disability benefits

For these and other employment and labour law-related challenges, you need experienced legal professionals on your side to navigate safely through the maze of employment and labour laws and courtroom procedures.

When it comes to protecting your rights, reputation, and interests, don’t leave things to chance. Put the knowledge and expertise of an experienced labour and employment litigation legal team to work for you, and get the counsel and protection you need.

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.