Legal Assistant, Litigation (Edmonton)

  • Economical Insurance
  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Oct 20, 2017
Full time Legal Assistant

Job Description

In 2017. Economical Insurance launched a new in-house legal team that acts in litigation arising from claims under its insurance policies. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing litigation team and accelerate your professional development.




The Legal Assistant will be part of the Economical corporate legal team and will be responsible for assisting in all administrative duties of the Litigation area. This includes compiling, comparing and organizing legal documents for the litigation area. The role will arrange for service and filing of court documents and other duties as required.




The successful candidate will work under the direction and guidance of a lawyer and will assist with tasks as assigned. This role will be based out of the company’s Edmonton office.




What We’re Looking For:

  • High degree of personal ethics, integrity and responsibility with an ability to deal with sensitive issues and safeguard privileged and confidential information
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to perform under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple, yet sometimes conflicting priorities
  • Team player, adaptable to a changing environment




Your Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Legal Assistant as part of a team practicing civil litigation in Alberta (ideally insurance litigation)
  • Knowledge of Alberta court rules, practice directions and procedures
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Outlook and all MS Office applications




What You’ll Experience:

  • A fun and supportive team with opportunity to grow
  • Great benefits, ongoing education and competitive pay
  • A company that values the community, wellness and work-life balance

Practice Area(s)

Insurance Law


2+ years