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Litigation assistant in Edmonton at Inteqna

Date Posted: 7/23/2018

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Job Description

Do you have a strong litigation background and want to join a firm that invests in you? The solution to not getting stale in your career!! This firm will afford you the opportunity to grow, take initiative on the job, explore new challenges and develop new skills. It is the 'go to' firm where legal assistants want to work!! Great position for upwardly mobile candidate with 3 - 5 years experience. Great benefits package, stability and friendly working environment. Must be adept with word processing and able to draft pleadings, documents and correspondence from dictation, precedent and on own initiative. Candidate must have keen eye to detail and be able to produce accurate correspondence and documents in timely manner. Require ability to proofread outgoing documents for accuracy and ensure they comply with legal procedures. Should have ability to access and use on-line legal resources. Must have good file management and exceptional organizational skills, which would enable candidate to act as right arm to the lawyer. Duties include booking Questionings, court dates, JDRs, Pre-Trial Conferences, trial dates, scheduling client meetings, searches, registrations with Land Titles and Corporate Registry, meeting clients and responding to inquiries from clients and opposing counsel. Good communication skills required in order to liaise with other legal assistants, other lawyers and clients and update them on file progress. Also involves general administrative duties including entering timesheets and coordinating with billings, posting and some account reconciliation.
Candidate must possess sound judgment and initiative and be dedicated to providing quality service to clients. Strong diplomacy required in dealing with clients, ability to multi-task, establish priorities, work independently and have good problem-solving skills.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Fast typing speed required.