Thompson, LeRose & Brown Trail & Castlegar Lawyers

Thompson, LeRose & Brown  Law Firm in Trail and Castlegar


If you are looking for a new opportunity in a recreational community with an affordable lifestyle, we have an opening available to join our team at our Kaslo office location.

We are currently seeking a General Practice Associate Lawyer who is enthusiastic and self-motivated with broad-based in all practice areas including corporate/commercial, real estate, wills and estates.

Thompson LeRose & Brown is a general practice firm with opportunities to learn all practice areas with three offices located in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. We strive to maintain a client focused, supportive team based culture. Our lawyers are supported by talented and committed paralegals and administrative staff. We offer an exciting, diverse, and inclusive work environment with a well-established client base and challenging work, competitive compensation and opportunities for personal growth and development.


  • A law degree and member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia 
  • A minimum of 2-4 years as a practicing lawyer with knowledge of corporate/commercial, wills and estates and ideally with a focus on real estate. 
  • Experienced in contract drafting, negotiations, administration, and enforcement
  • Exceptional client service and interpersonal skills
  • Superior judgment and business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills


How to apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume addressed to Bruce A. LeRose, Q.C., at We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

Contact:  Bruce A. LeRose, Q.C., 

Job Type/Category: Full Time, Real Estate Conveyance

Overview:Thompson LeRose & Brown is seeking a real estate legal assistant/paralegal to join our firm.  The ideal candidate is highly motivated, senior professional that thrives on work that is both interesting and complex within a Solicitor’s practice.  The incumbent will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of its busy practice including drafting, reviewing, and analyzing contracts of purchase and sale, conducting title/due diligence searches, and all matters related to Real Estate closings including financing.


  • Administers files from start to finish.
  • Prepares documents with respect to purchases and sales of various types of residential and commercial properties, financing, deposits and payouts.
  • Responsible for Land Title and Authority registrations, amendments and discharges.
  • Prepares and diarizes summaries of key transaction dates and conducts title and off-title due diligence searches.
  • Prepares all internal documents relating to trust transactions.
  • Prepares discharge of mortgages and reporting discharge particulars to financial institutions.
  • Prepares and finalize reporting letters and diarize key post-closing dates and tasks.
  • Communicates with vendors, purchasers, financial institutions, clients, lawyers, brokers and others.
  • Engages in direct phone and email communications with clients and others.
  • Other administrative support as required in coordination with existing administrative assistants.
  • Maintains confidentiality of the Firm and client information.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Completion of a Legal Assistant or Paralegal Diploma/Certificate from an accredited post-secondary institution OR two years’ experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal in Solicitor’s practice or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience.
  • Working computer knowledge including:MS Word, MS Outlook, PC Law, Pro-Suite conveyancing programs and Adobe.
  • Working knowledge of various applicable databases including BC Online, LTSA, municipal tax searches, etc.
  • Strong understanding of BC Land Title Office registration requirements and capability with e-filing including coordination of electronic meets.
  • Knowledgeable in litigation matters relating to land (eg claims of builders lien, certificates of pending litigation and judgments).

Thompson LeRose & Brown Law Firm in Trail & Castlegar