Parlee McLaws LLP Litigation Legal Assistant Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Parlee McLaws LLP

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Litigation Legal Assistant
Edmonton, AB

Post-secondary education from a recognized Legal Assistant program. Conduct court searches. _Are you an experienced Legal Assistant/Paralegal seeking a full…

Are you an experienced Legal Assistant/Paralegal seeking a full-time role within a dynamic Alberta-based law firm? If so, please join our team of professionals!

At Parlee McLaws we are committed to service and to delivering sound, strategic legal solutions. We take pride in knowing our clients’ industries, understanding their concerns and providing practical advice. It’s an approach that has allowed us to build relationships based on trust, respect and results. We are relationship focused.

Reporting to the Edmonton Litigation Group Leader(s), our Edmonton office is seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant who will be responsible to provide legal and administration support, as follows:

Position Responsibilities

  • Conduct court searches
  • Draft correspondence and court documents
  • Pre-trial and trial preparation including maintenance of all trial binders and limitation systems
  • Prepare a variety of litigation legal documents including briefs and factums
  • Schedule various applications and questionings
  • Manage workflow for team of lawyers
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings and maintain calendars
  • Preparation of accounts and time entry
  • General administrative tasks including office and file management

Position Qualifications

  • 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 Westlaw and/or CanLII would be an asset
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office programs
  • Must speak, read and write English fluently

To thrive in this challenging and diverse role you will embrace variety and have excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills, while displaying a desire and ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships.

Sound like a good fit? Applicants may submit their cover letter and resume via email. Please visit us on the web at www.parlee.com to learn more about us.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Edmonton, AB

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required experience:

  • Legal: 3 years

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-10
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