Parlee McLaws LLP is a well-established law firm with over 125 years of experience here in Alberta and we’re looking for a Senior Legal Assistant in the areas of Litigation. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, takes initiative and is 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:• Proactive manage workflow, deadlines, and documents to ensure the lawyers are being supported • Conduct court searches • Draft correspondence, court, and financing legal documents • Prepare a variety of legal documents including briefs and factums • Schedule various applications and questionings • Manage incoming workflow from a team of lawyers/paralegal • Calendar management including coordinating and scheduling meetings • Preparation of accounts and time entry • Generate reporting as required for insurance companies • General administrative tasks including office and file management • Other tasks as requiredRequirements:• Previous Litigation experience • Post-secondary education from a recognized Legal Assistant/Paralegal program • Highly reliable and possesses professional demeanor • Understanding of basic accounting principles • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office programs • 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 • Must speak, read, and write English fluentlySound like a good fit? We look forward to hearing from you! Please send your cover letter and resume as a PDF 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.