CANADA

LEGAL ASSISTANT/ PARALEGAL

locationCalgary - Alberta (AB),

atSHIELD LAW

Estimated salary $18 an hour

Job Description:

Company description

Shield Law has over 20 years of experience dealing in areas of criminal, civil and family law. We have a central office in downtown Calgary and are soon expanding into Brooks. We are looking for motivated, talented and driven people to assist our business.

Job description

Shield Law is looking for an experienced paralegal [3+ years], to assist the team particularly with civil litigation, family and estate matters. Other practice area experience is considered an asset.

This is the right time for someone that is willing to work hard, is self-motivated, dedicated and able to manage a fast paced environment of a rapidly growing clientele base.

Base rate plus a flexible commission structure based on work output.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Daily Time postings, billings to Clients and A/R Collections

· Filing, file maintenance, handling incoming/outgoing mail and Calendar management

· Fielding client inquiries via telephone contact/management

· Preliminary to extensive drafting and/or transcription of correspondence and legal documents

· Experience with personal injury, employment, insurance, landlord/tenant, contract

dispute files, family files, estate document drafting, is all considered an asset

· Specific direction will definitely be provided on all matters, but the self-starter, self -motivation is valued

Requirements:

· 3+ years of fulltime experience in paralegal capacity

· Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

· Exceptional customer service skills

· Ability to be independent and consistently meet deadlines

· Organized with follow-up and detail creation

· Ability to take the initiative, prioritize and multitask

· Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, PC Law

We appreciate all applications however only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Contract length: 3 months

Expected start date: 2021-01-11

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: From $18.00 per hour

Additional pay:

  • Commission pay

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Experience:

  • litigation: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Legal Assistant: 3 years (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

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