Parlee McLaws LLP is a well-established law firm with over 125 years of experience here in Alberta and we’re looking for a talented Legal Assistant to join our growing Intellectual Property team. The ideal candidate is highly motivated and customer service oriented. If you are a team player, thrive under pressure and have a high attention to detail, this role could be for you.We are also willing to consider part-time candidates who are working towards completion of their Legal Assistant/Paralegal education.Position Overview:• Manage incoming inquiries from prospective clients, including gathering pertinent information, advising of the file opening procedures, preparing for conflict searches, and preparing engagement letters as required • Coordinate and schedule meetings for the assigned lawyers, complete travel arrangements, and arranging other professional activities as required • Complete accounting related tasks such as preparation of invoices, corresponding with foreign associates regarding invoices, verifying accounts as well as handing trust transactions, cash receipts, retainers, and credit card payments • Prepare expenses for reimbursement for the assigned lawyers • Work within a team to attain results for the IP department • Complete general administrative tasks including office and file management • Other tasks as requiredRequirements:• Post-secondary education from a recognized Legal Assistant/Paralegal program • Understanding of basic accounting principles • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office programs • Must speak, read, and write English fluently • 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 • Ability to collaborate within a team as well as achieve results individuallySound like a good fit? We look forward to hearing from you! Please send your cover letter and resume to HREdmonton@parlee.com. Your application will be confidential.We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.