Shores Jardine LLP

  • Edmonton, AB, Canada

1 job(s) at Shores Jardine LLP

Shores Jardine LLP Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Aug 10, 2020
Full time
Job Description Job Summary We currently have an opening for an individual with a positive and professional attitude to work as a Legal Assistant / Paralegal within our team. Responsibilities and Duties Prepare and assemble legal documents such as opinions, briefs, and pleadings based on written instruction, verbal direction and precedents. Proofread and edit all documentation for grammar, spelling, and content accuracy. Assist with general practice office management, including filing, scheduling meetings and court dates, and travel arrangements Manage calendar and emails for lawyer as required. Qualifications and Skills Three or more years of direct work experience in a legal assistant / paralegal capacity. Strong knowledge of basic legal concepts, principles, and terminology. Good understanding of legal reference materials, procedures, and legal filing systems. Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion. Superior interpersonal skills to interact with employees, lawyers, clients, and external agencies. Proficiency with MS Office, Outlook and office productivity applications. Excellent writing skills, including proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation for complex documentation. Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision. Resourcefulness and flexibility. Professional, responsive, and positive work attitude is critical. Able to maintain filing systems and basic databases. Meticulous records maintenance skills. We thank you for your interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: $45,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year Benefits: Company Events Dental Care Extended Health Care Life Insurance On-site Gym RRSP Match Schedule: 8 Hour Shift Experience: legal assistant: 3 years (Required)