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legal researcher


Source: Job Bank

Location

Calgary, AB
T1Y5Z6

Salary

$38.77 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Tasks

  • Co-ordinate administrative services
  • Administer oaths and take affidavits and depositions
  • Advise clients and take legal action on landlord and tenant matters, traffic violations, name changes and other issues within their jurisdictions
  • Prepare wills, real estate transactions and other legal documents, court reports and affidavits
  • Receive affidavits, declarations and affirmations
  • Represent clients in small claims court and in other lower court proceedings, at tribunals and before administrative bodies
  • Administer oaths
  • Research records, court files and other legal documents
  • Assist lawyers in preparation for mediation and judicial dispute resolutions
  • Conduct bail hearings
  • Witness and certify the validity of signatures on documents
  • Release defendants on judges' orders
  • Draft legal correspondence and perform general office and clerical duties
  • Explain rights and obligations to defendants
  • Perform civil marriages
  • Hear evidence at trials on summary conviction offences and may preside over trials of criminal offences
  • Call courts of law to order, read charges and take pleas from defendants

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
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week

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