Document Centre Clerk | Halifax, NS

Join a team dedicated to delivering outstanding client service.

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment.

We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service.

We welcome and encourage applications from persons who identify as women, visible minorities, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community/people with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations. Applicants from these equity-priority groups may self-identify in their application.

  • Copy/print/scan/bind documents for lawyers and staff considering deadlines.
  • Trouble shoot basic machine break downs and contact specialized support for advanced problems.
  • Proactively refill paper for the photocopy machines, order toner cartridges as needed, and keep office supplies areas stocked.
  • Proactively order office supplies prior to need and estimate costs.
  • Shred confidential documents as requested.
  • Create archive, tabs and stamp documents with page numbers using Ricoh Total Flow and save documents as requested by lawyers and staff members.
  • Provide basic training for new lawyers and staff in the operation of photocopy and scan machines.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Minimum of 1 year administrative experience in a legal/or business environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service and place value on being a positive and professional ambassador of the firm;
  • Ability to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative;
  • Flexibility to adapt to different tasks and to a diverse group of individuals;
  • Ability to use good judgement and be resourceful;
  • Must have proficient computer skills and demonstrate professional phone etiquette;
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with lawyers and team members;
  • Willingness to learn and contribute to the team;

The deadline to apply is July 18th, 2024.

Please submit a resume and covering letter to:

Lindsay Melvin, Director of People and Culture

We thank all candidates for their interest in Cox & Palmer; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Cox & Palmer is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is a member of the Canadian Centre for Diversity & Inclusion, Pride at Work Canada and the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN).