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Job # 39283: Legal Assistant Floater


Job Code: #39283
Title: Legal Assistant Floater
Job Type: Legal
Job Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Date Posted: 24-Apr-2013

Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your skills and expertise and work on exciting files?   Required floater for growing downtown niche law firm.   This is a busy position where candidate must hit the ground running.   Must have great attention to detail and excellent word processing skills and be able to think on your feet.    Duties will include handling mail - in-coming and out-going, document preparation, transcription and looking after lawyer's calendar with respect to client appointments, court applications and trials.   Must be able to schedule Questionings and JDRs.   Also need to be able to deal with registries, conduct searches and liaise with assistants, opposing counsel and clients.     Must have familiarity with litigation precedents, new rules and procedures.   Proper candidate will be dedicated to providing quality service to clients and consistently meet and exceed expectations of lawyers, have excellent written and oral communication sikills and good interpersonal skills with ability to remain productive within time-sensitive and fast-paced environment, therefore, must possess excellent organizational and time-management skills and be able to establish priorities, multi-task and work independently under minimal supervision.