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RSG Recruiting
 
Litigation Services Legal Assistant
 

LITIGATION SERVICES LEGAL ASSISTANT

On behalf of our client, a leading Canadian law firm who is voted one of Canada’s Best Employers is currently seeking a talented and experienced Litigation legal assistant who will be responsible for assisting litigation services team members through all phases of active litigation files.

Position Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
· Drafting of pleadings (i.e., Affidavits, Affidavits of Records, Motions, Bills of Costs)
· Providing litigation support to advocacy professionals in their preparation for examinations for discovery, trials and arbitration hearings, including preparation of trial binders, organizing exhibits
· Reviewing documents to determine privilege and relevancy
· Assisting in the preparation of document production, including sorting, organizing, scanning and data entry (coding) of documents in litigation software (Summation)
· Knowledge of and experience processing eDiscovery in LAW 5.0
· Preparation of undertakings and interrogatories and organization of same, including obtaining responses to undertakings
· Liaising between the legal professionals and various internal and external individuals, groups and clients at all levels in a professional and courteous manner
Qualifications required:
· Prior law firm experience of at least 8 years, in the area of litigation including insurance defence
· Legal assistant diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution or equivalent experience
· Strong organizational skills
· Good computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
· Advanced experience with Summation litigation software as well as LAW 5.0
· Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to deal with clients in a professional manner
· A high level of skill in both verbal and written communication
· Knowledge of CaseLogistix an asset but not required

All interested applicants are invited to apply today.

Additional positions can be viewed at www.rsgrecruiting.com

 
Date: March 24, 2014
City/Town:Calgary
Location:AB/Calgary
Wage/Salary: Based on experience
Start: Immediate
Duration: Full Time
Type: Full Time
How to apply:via email
Company: RSG Recruiting
Contact: Sue Reis
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Eligibility note:

It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in Canada. Unless the advert states otherwise, please ensure you have this permission before applying.





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