Legal Assistant

  • MLT Aikins - Western Canada's Law Firm
  • Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Nov 23, 2021
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Litigation Legal Assistant - MLTA-000054

Our Regina office is in search of an experienced litigation legal assistant to support our litigation practice. This position is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support for lawyers in the Regina office. The ideal candidate for this position is self-motivated and highly organized, has superior computer, proofreading, and time management skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and is able to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and thrive in a fast-paced, professional team environment. This is a 12-month, full-time opportunity.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing complex editing and formatting for correspondence and documents
  • Performing various administrative tasks, including file opening, billing, and following up to review outstanding accounts
  • Following instructions with minimal supervision and being able to thrive in a fast-paced, professional team environment
  • Maintaining an efficient file system (for physical and electronic files) and having strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Booking court dates and maintaining the BF system
  • Preparing court materials

Qualifications Include:

  • Graduate of a recognized Legal Assistant Program (equivalencies will be considered)
  • Minimum two years of experience in an active foreclosure practice
  • Advanced computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, and document management software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have proofreading, writing, spelling, and grammar skills
  • A client-focused approach and commitment to providing exceptional service to internal and external clients

We Offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive coverage for health and wellness benefits
  • Vacation coverage and flexible work arrangement
  • Access to group savings plans and investment options
  • Options for flexible work agreements and vacation coverage

Our Diversity Statement
MLT Aikins is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive and diverse work environment. Our principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion create a space for everyone to collaborate, allowing us to deliver excellent, and increasingly innovative, legal service to our clients. We encourage individuals of a diverse group (Disability, members of visible minorities, indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation) to apply to our job postings when they become available.