Litigation Legal Assistant - Maternity Leave Coverage

Anderson James McCall - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Anderson James McCall is seeking a legal assistant with a minimum of 5 years experience in civil litigation. We are looking for someone with strong work ethic who is motivated, collaborative and dedicated to providing outstanding service to our clients. This position is a one year maternity leave coverage role with the potential for permanent placement. We anticipate the start date will be January 2nd 2020 but that date may be adjusted as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Handling a variety of administrative duties
  • Drafting correspondence
  • Filing
  • Office and file organization
  • Preparation of accounts
  • Coordinating and scheduling meetings and maintaining calendars
  • Court searches
  • Scheduling various applications and questionings
  • Pre-trial and trial preparation
  • Maintenance of all trial binders and limitation systems

Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will play a role in the organization of working closely with the lawyers in all aspects of their practice management
  • Must have a Legal Assistant Diploma from an accredited college
  • Minimum of five years of experience
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must be highly organized
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must have excellent Microsoft Word skills
  • Eclipse experience required
  • Civil Litigation experience required

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • Legal Assistant: 5 years (Required)