Parlee McLaws LLP is a well-established law firm with over 125 years of experience here in Alberta and we’re looking for a Litigation Paralegal Supervisor to lead our Litigation Support team. The ideal candidate is highly motivated and customer service oriented leader and paralegal. If you excel at mentoring, problem solving, and building morale, this role could be for you.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Ensure that the litigation team provides accurate, timely efficient and effective paralegal services to the litigation lawyers
• Provide guidance and assistance to litigation support team
• Provide training and development to the litigation support team
• Manage team performance, 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, and Eclipse
• 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

The ideal candidate possesses the following:

• Post-secondary education from a recognized Paralegal program
• Minimum ten (10) years of relative experience, including four (4) 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, Eclipse, or other similar product
• Experience with Worldox would be a definite asset
• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office programs

Sound 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.