Litigation Legal Assistant

Litigation Legal Assistant

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Edmonton, AB

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Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada

Job Type: Permanent

Date: 8/9/2022

Job ID: 9S47237089

Category: Legal

If you are a talented and experienced Litigation Legal Assistant in the Edmonton area, Aplin has the opportunity for you! Our client is seeking the right candidate with just a couple of years of work experience, to assist with a variety of legal and administrative tasks.  In this role you will provide support to a team of lawyers, which will include maintaining and organizing files, conducting legal research, managing workflow, and drafting documents. 

Perks & Benefits:
  • Beautiful office with modern technology
  • 100% paid benefit premiums – $500 each for a dietician, physio, massage, chiro, etc. and $1000 for psychology (this is per person on the plan/per year) 80% prescription, 50% dental
  • $500 Health Care Spending Account
  • After 1 year there is pension matching
  • 6 sick days, 4 flex days
  • long service awards and retirement bonuses
  • Conduct court searches 
  • Draft correspondence and court documents
  • Pre-trial and trial preparation including maintenance of all trial binders and limitation systems
  • Proactively manage timelines of tasks and files to ensure the team meets required statutes of limitations and deadlines
  • Prepare a variety of legal documents including briefs and factums
  • Schedule various applications and questionings • Manage workflow for a team of lawyers
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings and maintain calendars
  • Preparation of accounts and time entry 
  • General administrative tasks including office and file management
  • Other tasks as required 
  • Post-secondary education from a recognized Legal Assistant program
  • Minimum three (3) years of relative experience (An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered) 
  • Experience with Worldox, Remindex, Elite, Westlaw and/or CanLII is an asset
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office programs 
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • Exhibit attention to detail and is committed to producing accurate and high-quality work 
  • Ability to organize, prioritize work and meet deadlines with a high degree of personal initiative
  • Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner 
  • Ability to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently 
  • Strong customer service and relationship-building skills 
  • Readily adapt to changing priorities and effectively work in a changing and high-volume work environment 
  • Possess problem-solving skills with a proactive mindset
Job ID: 9S47237089  

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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