Litigation Paralegal – Edmonton

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.


 

Litigation Legal Assistant – Edmonton

We are currently seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant to join our Edmonton office.  Please review the following and if this sets out that perfect opportunity for you, 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, questionnings 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.
  • Other duties as required.

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.
  • Strong teamwork skills.

Education/Experience Required:

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

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.


 

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT (Permanent Part Time (0.5) Position – EDMONTON OFFICE)

We are currently seeking a part-time Marketing Communications Assistant to join our Edmonton office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Marketing Manager to articulate firm communications and standards.
  • Write, edit, and proofread marketing materials, and social media posts for accuracy and consistency.
  • Ensure all communications and marketing materials are in alignment with the company’s brand, product
  • Assist preparing marketing plans; planning and organizing promotional presentations.
  • Develop a yearly social media and marketing calendar with Marketing Manager
  • Assist in website updating, designs and social media; email campaigns and E-Newsletters; video, print and digital advertising.
  • Assist in the research of promotional materials, inventorying stock, verifying receipt of orders, and facilitating distribution.
  • Assist in planning memorable events with the Marketing team, including setting up our booth and attending trade shows and events
  • Take photos of events and post on social media platforms
  • Regularly update and maintain contact lists

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Law, Communications or Journalism
  • One to two years professional writing experience in Marketing or Communications

Other Requirements

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication with a strong attention to detail.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills in handling multiple priorities, performing a variety of tasks, and meeting required deadlines.
  • Solid working knowledge of best practices for social media, website, marketing, branding and design.
  • Writing/editing of copy and graphic design experience an asset.
  • Photography / filming & video editing skills an asset.
  • Must be motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Minimal travel may be required

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.