A busy and growing litigation firm with a location in downtown Edmonton and a branch office in St. Paul with concentration in Family Law and Civil Litigation seeks an energetic full time Legal Assistant to cover a maternity leave - with the possibility of an extension.
The successful applicant will work in Edmonton, Alberta.We pride ourselves on being a dynamic and outgoing litigation firm, who seek to provide our clients with a high level of quality service and excellent results.
The Ideal candidate will have 2 - 5 years’ experience in a broad range of practise areas, including exposure and interest in: family / divorce, wills & estates, civil litigation, real estate, and corporate. Start date negotiable, but preferably soon. Must be self-reliant and computer literate.
Your role will be to provide legal and administrative support to firm lawyers including, research, compilation of data, preparation of reports, legal correspondences, memoranda, drafting of legal and non-legal documents.
Work weeks are five days a week, 7.25 hour shifts beginning at 8:30AM to 4:30PM. The successful applicant will be able to work cooperatively with other employees, clients, and the public. Produce documents using proper sentence structure, punctuation, grammar, and spelling.
Qualifications: Batchelor of Arts degree or a Diploma from a legal assistant program or related field or a combination of experience and training, supplemented by courses and/or practical experience is required.
Competitive compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits after qualifying period. Online applications are preferred however you may Submit your resume, covering letter ASAP in confidence to HAJDUK GIBBS LLP, Barristers & Solicitors, #202 Platinum Place, 10120 - 118 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5K 1Y4, Attention: Steven Gauthier