Litigation Legal Assistant
We are currently seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Litigation Legal Assistant to join our legal team in Edmonton. This role involves providing comprehensive support to our litigation lawyers, managing a wide range of administrative and legal tasks. The ideal candidate will have experience in litigation, be adept at managing multiple priorities, and possess excellent communication skills.
Assist litigation lawyers in preparing for trials, hearings, and other legal proceedings.
Draft, edit, and file legal documents, such as pleadings, motions, and briefs.
Manage case files and documents, ensuring all materials are organized and easily accessible.
Coordinate schedules, including arranging meetings, court dates, and deadlines.
Communicate with clients, court personnel, and opposing counsel as necessary.
Conduct legal research and compile information to assist lawyers in case preparation.
Handle administrative duties, including answering phones, managing correspondence, and maintaining office supplies.
Diploma or certificate in legal assistant studies, paralegal studies, or a related field.
6+ years of experience as a legal assistant, preferably in a litigation environment.
Familiarity with legal procedures and documentation related to litigation.
Strong organizational and time-management skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience with legal management software.
Excellent written and verbal communication abilities.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
What We Offer:
A competitive salary and benefits package.
Opportunities for professional development in family law.
A supportive and collaborative work environment.
Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting their resume and a cover letter detailing their experience in family law and their suitability for the role.