We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Litigation Paralegal to join our legal team in Vancouver. This position involves providing comprehensive support to attorneys throughout the litigation process, from the initial case evaluation to trial, settlement, or case closure. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in litigation, excellent research skills, and the ability to work efficiently under tight deadlines.
Assist attorneys in preparing for trials, hearings, depositions, and mediations.
Conduct legal research and analysis, and assist in the development of case strategies.
Manage and organize case files and documents, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
Draft legal documents, including pleadings, briefs, motions, and subpoenas.
Coordinate the discovery process, including document collection, review, and production.
Liaise with clients, witnesses, experts, and opposing counsel as needed.
Maintain calendars and track deadlines to ensure timely compliance with court schedules and filings.
Provide administrative support such as filing, photocopying, and organizing documents.
Diploma or certificate in paralegal studies, legal assistant, or a related field.
8+ years of experience as a paralegal, preferably in litigation.
Strong understanding of legal principles and practices related to litigation.
Proficient in legal research tools and office software.
Excellent organizational, communication, and time-management skills.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
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.