LITIGATION LEGAL ASSISTANT

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, 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.
  • 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.

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.

 

RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL (EDMONTON OFFICE)

We are currently seeking a Residential Real Estate 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:

  • Prepare residential real estate files from opening to closing
  • Process purchase transactions, prepare mortgages, refinancing and supplemental documents, prepare interim/final reports
  • Prepare statement of adjustments, report to mortgagee and purchaser in a timely manner
  • Prepare sale transactions, trust letters, deposit funds to meet closing date
  • Maintain client files and diarize critical deadlines, prepare client accounts and correspondence
  • Utilize conveyancing software to process correspondence related to real estate files
  • Liaise with realtors, financial institutions, clients and other law firms regarding all aspects of real estate transactions
  • Build and maintain positive relations with clients, bankers, realtors and other parties integral to the completion of the transactions
  • Schedule client appointments

Key Competencies:

  • Possesses a high degree of initiative and self-motivation with the commitment of being a team player that can work independently with minimal supervision
  • Positive work ethic and attitude and the ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Advanced computer skills (ie. Microsoft Office, Outlook and document management systems)
  • Maintains professionalism, confidentiality and discretion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact confidently

Education/Experience Required:

  • Post-secondary diploma or certificate from an accredited paralegal/legal assistant program (successful career history will be considered)
  • Experience in residential real estate is preferred however we are prepared to train a qualified candidate

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 Include:

  • Organizing and review client and other party 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 and assisting with obtaining client and other party undertaking responses.
  • Registering and renewing Writs, performing PPR, Corporate and Land Title searches.
  • Formatting and compiling reference and support documents for Court briefs and for Court of Appeal filings including Appeal Books and Factums.

Key Competencies Include:

  • 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.
  • Working knowledge of Court of Appeal procedural filing requirements is a benefit.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Post-secondary diploma/certificate from an accredited paralegal/legal assistant program (successful career history will be considered).
  • Minimum 3+ years as a Paralegal working on litigation matters preferred however we are prepared to train a qualified candidate.

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.