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Barr Picard Knisely Legal Assistant / Paralegal Family Law Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Barr Picard Knisely

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Legal Assistant / Paralegal Family Law
Location:
Edmonton, AB

Family Law Paralegal or Legal Assistant. We are currently recruiting a legal assistant / paralegal for a Family Law lawyer:….

POSITION TITLE: Family Law Paralegal or Legal Assistant

POSITION TYPE: Full-time

TYPICAL HOURS: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays

COMPENSATION: Salary

SALARY RANGE: Based on experience

LOCATION: Downtown Edmonton

START DATE: Immediate

Barr Picard Knisely is a mid-size (about 15 lawyers and articling students) downtown firm. Our office provides general legal services including Family Law, Wills and Estate, Real Estate, Corporate, Criminal Law, and Civil Litigation.

We are currently recruiting a legal assistant / paralegal for a Family Law lawyer:

Essential Functions

  • Drafting, editing and proofreading legal documents, dictation, drafting letters, client correspondence
  • File organization and management: ensuring physical and electronic files correspond, diarize the file
  • Provide administrative assistance and general office duties
  • Prioritizing workflow to be able to complete tasks within timeline
  • Any other related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education from an accredited Legal Assistant program and/or equivalent experience
  • Experience in a legal support position (Family Law area is preferable)
  • Proficient with computers, particularly Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize workload
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong team player; demonstration of a positive work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Edmonton, AB

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required experience:

  • Legal Assistant: 1 year

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-23
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