Litigation Legal Assistant

Litigation Legal Assistant

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Edmonton, Alberta

Legal

Permanent

04/20/2024

211752

Advance your career with a leading employer! Aplin is collaborating with an Edmonton-based law firm in the search for a Litigation Legal Assistant. In this role, you'll provide essential support to lawyers at their Edmonton office. They're seeking a self-motivated individual with exceptional organizational, computer proficiency, and time management abilities. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must, along with the ability to work autonomously, follow instructions with minimal supervision, and thrive in a dynamic, professional team setting.

Benefits & Perks:
They offer excellent benefits, a free gym in the building, a pension plan and more!
  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive coverage for health and wellness benefits
  • Access to group savings plans and investment options
  • Options for flexible work agreements and vacation coverage
Responsibilities:
  • Transcribe digital dictation, create documents from standard forms or handwritten notes, or edit various legal documents.
  • Prepare Court materials such as application records, books of authorities, appeal records and appeal books.
  • Maintain lawyers’ calendars and contacts, schedule client appointments as directed and arrange travel schedules as necessary.
  • Organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete these tasks under time constraints.
  • Perform client conflict checking, open new client matters and maintain established files.
  • Prepare client billings, respond to billing inquiries and coordinate with clients on billing preferences.
  • Maintain an efficient manual and electronic file system.
  • Possess strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • A client-focused approach and commitment to providing exceptional service to internal and external clients.
Qualifications:
  • Graduate of a recognized Legal Assistant Program (equivalencies will be considered).
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in an active litigation practice.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and document management software.
  • Experience working on Federal Court Filings would be an asset.


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