Legal Assistant (Labour & Employment) – Edmonton

We are currently seeking a Legal Assistant to join our Labour & Employment department in our Edmonton office.  Please review the following and if this sets out the opportunity you are looking for, we look forward to hearing from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily correspondence, document preparation, dictation, drafting and filing court documents.
  • File preparation and management.
  • Book court dates, questionings and communicate with other parties.
  • Conduct searches and carry out investigation through internet and other means.
  • Liaise with legal assistants, paralegals, lawyers and clients on file progress.
  • General administrative duties including entering time and preparing accounts.

Key Competencies:

  • An understanding of various litigation proceedings.
  • Good computer skills with experience in MS Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Strong attention to detail, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact confidently with paralegals, lawyers and clients.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Graduate of recognized Legal Assistant, Paralegal or Law Clerk program preferred.
  • Minimum three years’ experience as a Legal Assistant.

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.