Litigation Paralegal

  • Cox & Palmer
  • Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Jan 30, 2019
Full time Paralegal

Job Description

Litigation Paralegal
Summerside, Prince Edward Island

Our Summerside office is currently seeking an experienced Litigation/Family Law
Paralegal to join our team. The successful candidate will have a Paralegal or Legal
Administration diploma or other related education, with two or more years of experience
working as a paralegal.

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with knowledge
and experience clients rely on for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a
collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated,
team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client
service.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting lawyers with all aspects of litigation and family law files;
  • Drafting court documents, financial statements and correspondence;
  • Maintaining contact with the family law court and supervising lawyer with
respect to ongoing proceedings;
  • Acting as a liaison between the firm and clients, providing clear and timely
communication on the status of files;
  • Providing general administration support to members of the litigation team;
  • Working overtime as needed to meet client requirements; and
  • Other duties as required.


SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Responsible and hard-working;
  • Works well in a high pressure, timeline-driven environment;
  • Dedicated to providing superior customer service and being a positive and
professional ambassador of the firm;
  • Able to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and
take initiative;
  • Flexibility to adapt to different tasks and to work with a diverse group of
lawyers;
  • Exceptional technology skills, with a proficiency in all aspects of Microsoft
Office and legal billing systems;
  • Able to communicate in a professional manner with lawyers and team
members; and
  • Two or more years of experience working as a paralegal.


Cox & Palmer provides an exceptional compensation and benefits package including:

  • Competitive base salary and discretionary performance bonus;
  • Firm-paid health and dental benefits;
  • Life and disability insurance;
  • Employee assistance program;
  • Annual health and fitness allowance; and
  • Vacation, personal and sick days

Qualified candidates who are
interested in this position
should send a covering letter
and resume to:

Ella Kelly
Human Resources Manager
Cox & Palmer
Suite 600
97 Queen Street,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A9
Direct: (902) 629 3920
ekelly@coxandpalmer.com

 

Practice Area(s)

Litigation