Legal Assistant for Litigation Lawyers

Barr Picard Law - Edmonton, AB (il y a 30+ jours)

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Job Description

Barr Picard Law is a mid-size (16 lawyers) downtown firm. Our office provides general legal services including Civil Litigation, Family Law, Wills and Estate, Real Estate, Corporate, and Criminal Law.

We are currently recruiting a legal assistant/paralegal for litigation lawyers:

Essential Functions

· Drafting, editing and proofreading legal documents, dictation, drafting letters, client correspondence

· File organization and management: ensuring physical and electronic files correspond, diarize the file

· Provide administrative assistance and general office duties

· Prioritizing workflow to be able to complete tasks within timeline

· Any other related duties, as required.

Qualifications

· Post-secondary education (no prior experience in law is necessary).

· Proficient with computers, particularly Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

· Demonstrates a high level of professionalism, confidentiality and discretion

· Highly organized and able to prioritize workload

· Excellent attention to detail

· Self-motivated

· Strong team player; demonstration of a positive work ethic

· Ability to multi-task and handle a fast-paced work environment

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Benefits:

  • Extended health care

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • paralegal: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)