LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - ADVOCACY (LEVEL 2)
The successful candidate will work in our advocacy department. This position requires 5+ years' experience, specifically in the areas of general litigation with an emphasis on medical defence, and insurance and products liability law.
•Organize and expedite the flow of work through the professional’s practice, initiating any follow-up action as appropriate
•Accurately prepare legal documents and correspondence with little or no direction
•Transcribe and type legal documents and correspondence
•Coordinate flow of documents between legal professionals, various internal and external individuals, and clients at all levels
•Work proactively in the day-to-day support of the professional’s practice
•Use initiative and good judgement to relieve the professional of administrative detail
•Generate documents based on digital dictation
•Arrange meetings for the professional including discoveries, judicial dispute resolutions etc.
•Keep files up to date on a consistent basis
•5+ years' advocacy experience including medical defence and insurance
•Strong knowledge of Alberta laws
•Legal Assistant Diploma from a recognized post secondary institution
•Ability to handle a heavy workload
•Superior organizational skills are a must
•Advanced computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
•Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to deal with clients in a professional manner
•Solid verbal and written communication skills
•Problem-solving skills including the ability to set priorities while dealing with conflicting stressful situations
If you are a driven and self-motivated legal assistant or paralegal, we want to hear from you!
Our client offers exceptional benefits and compensation packages.
For immediate consideration please forward your resume in confidence to Sue Reis at firstname.lastname@example.org