Litigation Paralegal

Litigation Paralegal

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Edmonton, Alberta

Legal

Permanent

30/11/2022

200974

If you are a talented and experienced Litigation Paralegal, Aplin has the right opportunity for you! Aplin has aligned with our client, a mid-size law firm, with strong Alberta roots, to recruit for a Litigation Paralegal to join their Litigation team. You will join a strong collaborative team and provide litigation support to lawyers and assistants. 

If you have experience in Eclipse or would love the opportunity to learn and have previous litigation assistant experience, then please reach out! They have a diversified and entrepreneurial client base that are key in the growth of the Alberta economy. 

Perks & Benefits:
  • A competetive salary
  • RRSP Matching
  • Other perks like a free gym in the building!
Responsibilities:
  • Work in a team environment with other Paralegals on large electronic database files
  • Manage deadlines with independence and confidence in a proactive manner
  • Prepare, draft Affidavit of Records, interpreting transcripts, updating Undertaking Responses, reviewing files to determine further information/documentation to load into Eclipse
  • Review case assignments in a priority sequence, diarize requests and due dates
  • Interact with opposing counsel to gather information or coordinate activities as needed
  • Maintain rapport with assistants and paralegals within the office to ensure data is forwarded to the Litigation Support team
  • Other duties that may be required within the department and litigation team
Qualifications:
  • Graduate of a recognized legal assistant program or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 2 to 5 years of paralegal law firm experience preferably practicing within a litigation support department
  • Working knowledge in Eclipse would be a definite asset
  • Experience with electronic discovery database programs, including Eclipse or other similar software
  • Ability to take direction and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office programs (Outlook and Teams)
  • Positive attitude and ability to work within a dynamic team environment in a positive and professional manner
  • Quick learner with an interest to progress and engage in development sessions to enhance skills, knowledge, and operational efficiencies
     


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