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Industry Legal
Client Information Law firm
Job ID 1069
Title Legal Assistant – Litigation
Position Overview Our client currently has an opening in their Calgary office for a Legal Assistant in the area of Litigation. This position will involve assisting one Partner.
Responsibilities
  • Daily correspondence
  • Drafting and filing Court documents
  • Conducting Court Searches
  • Opening and closing of files
  • Liaise between client and lawyer
  • Prepare and organize financial disclosure
  • Monthly bill preparation and payments
  • Typing dictation for preparation of correspondence and documents
  • Scheduling appointments, meetings and court dates
  • Diarization and organization of files
  • Collection of accounts receivable
  • Other legal duties as required
Education Legal Assistant diploma.
Experience
The successful candidate will have:
  • 5+ years experience as a litigation legal assistant
  • Experience in Civil Litigation, Family Law, and Estate Litigation an asset
  • Working knowledge of legal procedures and precedents, processes and documentation
  • Ability to multitask, take initiative, establish priorities, and proceed with objectives under minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, WordPerfect, and billing software
  • Ability to remain productive in a time-sensitive, fast-paced environment
Date Posted 4/11/2013
City Calgary
Province Alberta [AB]
Compensation & Benefits Overview A competitive salary package will be offered to the right individual.
Comments
  • We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates to be considered for an interview will be contacted.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in Canada to be considered for this role.
Consultant Janelle Kuropatwa
Consultant Email janelle.kuropatwa@questus.ca
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