Position title
Intermediate Legal Assistant – Litigation
Description

If you are looking for a new opportunity, we have a reputable litigation firm looking for a litigation assistant with strong skills to work for a partner and one associate.  Minimum of 5 years experience.

Responsibilities

Knowledge/Experience 

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word and Outlook);  
  • Excellent at administrative tasks such as file management, proofreading and scheduling appointments;  
  • Strong attention to detail;  
  • Ability to work independently and to multi-task and prioritize;  
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

 

Legal Specific 

  • Graduated with a legal assistant diploma at an accredited school; 
  • At least 5 years of litigation experience; 
  • Comfortable drafting correspondence, preparing and filing pleadings;  
  • Familiar with managing deadlines as dictated by the Rules of Court; 
  • Experience performing Court searches, scheduling various applications, questionings and court dates; 
  • Confident preparing briefs/factums, lists of authorities and books of authorities; 
  • Experience helping lawyers prepare files for court; 
  • Understand basic accounting principles and are familiar with legal accounting software such as Aderant, PCLaw or EsiLaw. 

We thank all applicants interested in this position; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Employment Type
Full-time
Duration of employment
Permanent
Industry
Litigation
Job Location
Calgary
Date posted
September 25, 2020
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Position: Intermediate Legal Assistant – Litigation

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