Litigation Legal Assistant
Permanent Full-Time
Edmonton

Reporting to the 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
    o 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 to HREdmonton@parlee.com.

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