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 busy 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.

Position Overview:

• Prepare a variety of legal documents
• Schedule various applications
• Transcribe dictated documents
• Manage and anticipate deadlines
• Follow written, verbal, and dictated instructions
• Work within a team to attain results
• Manage workflow for team of lawyers
• Coordinate and schedule meetings and maintain calendars
• Preparation of accounts and time entry
• Complete general administrative tasks including office and file management


• Post-secondary education from a recognized Legal Assistant or Paralegal program
• Minimum four (4) years of experience in a similar role (An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered)
• 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 individually

Sound like a good fit? We look forward to hearing from you! Please send your cover letter and resume to Your application will be confidential.

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