Parlee McLaws LLP is currently accepting applications for a fulltime Litigation Paralegal Supervisor to join our growing team in our Edmonton office. As one of the oldest law firms in Alberta, Parlee McLaws is 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. As an experienced Litigation Paralegal Supervisor you possess 10 years of paralegal experience and 5 years of supervisory experience.

Your Responsibilities will include:

• Ensuring that the litigation support team provides accurate, timely efficient and effective paralegal services to the litigation lawyers
• Providing guidance and assistance to litigation support team
• Providing training and development to the litigation support team
• Managing team performance, to provide coaching, and participate in annual salary review and performance evaluations for the litigation support team.
• Manage, troubleshoot and train staff on database including summation Pro, Summation iBlaze & Breeze
• Develop, maintain and implement database training manuals and materials including litigation support manuals and department best practices & procedures
• Liaise with the IT Department regarding database reviews and options
• Perform all aspects of case, matter, calendar and document management as a senior paralegal on a matter team as needed
• Liaise with lawyers on large projects and electronic discovery files
• Interact with outside entities (e.g., courts, government agencies, expert witnesses, vendors, and other law firms) to gather information or coordinate activities as needed
• Coordinate the recruiting, orientation and training of new paralegals and monitor and report on paralegal hours, OT hours, productivity, workloads and resource/coverage availability

Your Education & Experience:

• Post-secondary education from a recognized Paralegal program
• Minimum ten (10) years of relative experience, including five (5) years of supervisory experience (An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered)
• Experience and/or certification with electronic discovery database programs, including Summation or other similar product
• Experience with Worldox would be a definite asset
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office programs

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 email their cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hredmonton@parlee.com.

Parlee McLaws LLP offers a competitive salary, benefits package, and a relaxed work environment.
We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. We do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies.