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Litigation Support Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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Laura Stanley Consultant(604) 283-9318(403)

Job Description

Our client, a well-respected and reputable Calgary law firm, is currently seeking an experienced Litigation Support Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join their team.

Duties of this role will include:

–          Maintenance and updating of knowledge of available litigation support systems and software

–          Understanding of basic eDiscovery Analytics concepts and how to implement those technologies

–          Design, implement, update and maintain litigation databases and coordinate loading records

–          Provide support to lawyers regarding document searching, retrieval and reporting

–          Prepare and implement procedures and protocols for workflow, coding, trial books, appeal books, scanning and unitization, and affidavit of records

–          Train other Litigation Support staff on best practices, software use and other tasks

–          Prepare documents for production including coding, consistency checks, reporting and production exports

–          Monitor job progress, making adjustments to ensure deadlines are met & identify delays

–          Participate in training and professional development opportunities

–          Provide Paralegal support on all files

Successful candidates should be graduates of an accredited Legal Assistant/Paralegal diploma and be either a senior level Litigation Legal Assistant or an intermediate level Litigation Paralegal. Previous experience using eDiscovery is beneficial, but this is not mandatory.

This is a great opportunity to work with a close-knit and collegial team & have the added bonus of reporting to and learning from a very reputable individual in the industry. This firm offers a fantastic work environment, attractive compensation, a terrific health & benefits package and an in-house gym for staff use. For more information on this exciting opportunity or to apply, please submit your resume to referencing job number #28690.


Tagged as: Intermediate, Permanent, Private Practice, Senior