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Our client is looking for a Legal Assistant who will independently manage the daily activities of her/his lawyers in their litigation practices. The candidate will have a strong work ethic, be collaborative, professional, adaptable, positive and interested in their work.

If you are someone with:

  • A strong client service approach
  • Impeccable proofreading and grammar skills
  • Organized with a high attention to detail and accuracy when completing tasks
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and work with minimal instruction or supervision
  • Being able to work within tight timelines to meet deadlines, reassessing priorities as needed
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) when dealing with lawyers, clients, staff and third parties
  • Being proactive and taking initiative in anticipation of next steps.

Responsibilities

  • Handling all administrative duties such as email and calendar management, coordinating meetings, making travel arrangements, etc.
  • Preparing and maintaining a bring-forward system, as well as providing appropriate reminders
  • Under legal professional supervision, preparing legal documents and correspondence according to precedents and/or instructions (drafting letters, revising draft documents, and preparing document comparisons)
  • Transcribing digital dictation
  • Entering time dockets
  • Liaising with Billing Coordinators for the monthly production of accounts
  • Ensuring all physical and electronic filing is organized and up to date on a regular basis
  • Delegating tasks to, and coordinating with, other administrative departments
  • Providing backup coverage in the absence of other assistants
  • Other duties, as assigned, such as reception coverage from time to time

Hours of work are from 8 am to 4 pm with occasional pre-authorized overtime may be required to meet client needs.

Please send your updated cv to ccampbell@klopprichards.com if you are interested in this exciting opportunity.

Klopp Richards & Associates would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this opportunity.


    • Location: Calgary
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$- $ per hour