HUMAN RESOURCES/OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR (CALGARY OFFICE)

We are currently seeking a permanent half time (.5) Human Resources/Office Administrator to join our Calgary office.  Please review the following and if this sets out the perfect opportunity for you, we look forward to hearing from you.  This position will include, but is not limited to the following duties:

  • Administration of firm policies and procedures;
  • Absence tracking, ensuring replacement coverage is in place to support lawyers;
  • Review of staff workflows;
  • Conflict resolution;
  • Recruitment and selection;
  • Answer miscellaneous queries re: cold calls, general questions re: processes/procedures;
  • Key contact person for building facilities and issues; and
  • Plan and prepare for staff functions and events.

Key Competencies

  • Post-secondary education certification with a focus on Human Resources and/or Business Administration;
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience with at least 2 years as an HR Administrator (or similar senior role) within a professional services environment, ideally at a law firm;
  • Superior organizational skills, with the ability to proactively problem-solve and manage competing priorities;
  • Strong professional presence and conduct;
  • Established knowledge of Microsoft office suite software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with strong attention to detail; and
  • Superior oral and written communication skills with a collaborative and diplomatic operational style.

Our firm offers competitive salaries, great benefits, matching RRSP plan and fitness reimbursement.

To apply for this position, please contact Jodi Horb at jhorb@brownleelaw.com.  We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you.

 

 

LITIGATION PARALEGAL (EDMONTON OFFICE)

We are currently seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join our Edmonton office.  Brownlee LLP offers competitive salaries, great benefits, a matching RRSP Plan and a fitness reimbursement.  Please review the following and if this sets out the perfect opportunity for you, we look forward to hearing from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizing and review client production documents, scanning, coding documents and e-discovery processing.
  • Preparing Affidavits of Records (including document review and coding).
  • Preparing of production including preparing witness and expert briefing binders.
  • Importing new data and exporting load files, loading transcripts and exporting network cases.
  • Organizing of exhibit, undertakings, pleadings and motion materials.

Key Competencies:

  • Good understanding of legal concepts and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of litigation support software (i.e. Eclipse) and a good understanding of the practical requirements of e-discovery.
  • Advanced computer skills i.e. Microsoft Office, Outlook, document management systems and an enthusiasm for e-discovery software.
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, communication skills and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Positive work ethic and attitude along with strong teamwork skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact confidently with lawyers and clients.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Post-secondary diploma/certificate from an accredited paralegal/legal assistant program (successful career history will be considered).
  • 5+ years as a Paralegal, working on litigation matters (i.e. insurance defence, personal injury).

To apply for this position, please contact Jodi Horb at jhorb@brownleelaw.com.  We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you.