900, 332 6th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0B2
info@carscallen.com
403-262-3775


Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant


Carscallen LLP is a local Calgary, independent law firm practicing in corporate, commercial and litigation areas; small enough to be friendly and big enough to provide challenge and growth.  We’re recruiting Legal Assistants to join us.

Job Type

  • Full-time
  • Permanent

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

With due diligence and a proactive approach, the legal assistant provides a broad range of administrative and operational support to the law practice.

  • Preparing a wide range of legal documents and correspondence, client communications.
  • General administrative assistance, managing and maintaining client records, document and file management, database set up and management.
  • Manage lawyers’ accounts: prepare and manage client billing.

*These duties and responsibilities reflect management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Competencies for Success in this Position

  • Client Service orientation – responsive, meets commitments.
  • Clear verbal and written communication, attention to detail.
  • Organizational ability, working with little supervision under occasional pressure and short deadlines, prioritizes and anticipates work needs.
  • Ethics, confidentiality.
  • Technical knowledge, skills & abilities – sound knowledge of legal procedures in the related area of practice, billing processes in a legal practice, document management systems.

Education & Experience

Experience and skills are required in one or more areas of practice; including Corporate, Commercial, Real Estate, Litigation, Insurance.

And

  • Legal Assistant diploma from a recognized institution.
  • 5+ years experience working in a professional legal environment or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
 
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Please Note: Carscallen LLP Requires All Staff To Be Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19.

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