Jr Litigation Legal Assistant

Jr Litigation Legal Assistant

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Edmonton, Alberta





Aplin has teamed up with this award-winning law firm in Edmonton to hire a junior Litigation Legal Assistant. They require at least one year of litigation experience to provide legal support to a lawyer and assist where needed.

They offer top benefits, a competitive salary, access to cutting-edge technology, and an on-site gym. They seek a highly motivated, customer service-oriented candidate who thrives in a team-oriented, detail-focused environment. If you fit this description, this role could be a great opportunity for you.

  • Daily correspondence, liaise with legal assistants, paralegals, lawyers, and clients on file progress
  • Document preparation and management, drafting and filing court documents and other documents
  • Calendar management including coordinating and scheduling meetings
  • Conduct searches and carry out investigation through the internet and other means
  • Manage incoming workflow
  • Time entry and preparing accounts
  • Other duties as required
  • Graduate of an accredited Legal Assistant (Paralegal/Law Clerk) program preferred  
  • Ideally 1+ year of litigation experience
  • An understanding of litigation proceedings
  • Good computer skills with experience in MS Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Strong attention to detail, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact confidently with paralegals, lawyers, and clients
  • Respond to everyday tasks with little supervision

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