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paralegal


Source: Job Bank

Location

Calgary, AB
T2S2S7

Salary

$40.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 35 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • Bachelor's degree

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work setting

  • Legal firm

Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by interviewing clients, witnesses and other related parties, assembling documentary evidence, preparing trial briefs, and arranging for trials
  • Co-ordinate administrative services
  • Draft contracts, prepare promissory notes and draw up wills, mortgages and other legal documents
  • Administer oaths and take affidavits and depositions
  • Prepare wills, real estate transactions and other legal documents, court reports and affidavits
  • Receive affidavits, declarations and affirmations
  • Administer oaths
  • Research records, court files and other legal documents
  • Schedule court trials
  • Arrange pre-trial conferences and hearings
  • Assist lawyers in preparation for mediation and judicial dispute resolutions
  • Witness and certify the validity of signatures on documents
  • Record court commencement, trial proceedings and judgements
  • Collect and record administrative and service fees
  • Draft legal correspondence
  • Oversee maintenance of judicial court records

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Spreadsheet
  • Legal software applications
  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • MS Windows

Area of specialization

  • Court and pre-trial scheduling

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Large caseload
  • Large workload

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is your current level of study?

Experience

  • 3 years to less than 5 years

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site amenities
  • Team building opportunities

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