Inteqna provides permanent recruiting and contract consulting services to experienced Information Technology professionals across the country. We pride ourselves on our selective, in-depth screening and qualifying process and are committed to providing only top talent to our client partners.
Inteqna is a division of Design Group Staffing Inc., a platinum member of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for the past 16 years, and an ISO 9001 certified company. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year.
Required intermediate litigation assistant/paralegal to work in downtown law firm with great atmosphere. Well established firm with "at home" feel. You will be working with one junior and one senior lawyer.
Must be adept with word processing and able to draft pleadings, documents and correspondence from dictation, precedent and on own. Candidate must have keen eye to detail and be able to produce accurate correspondence and documents in timely manner. Require ability to proofread outgoing documents for accuracy and ensure they comply with legal procedures. Knowledge of new rules and procedures required. Should have ability to access and use on-line legal resources. Must have good file management and exceptional organizational skills, which would enable her to act as right arm to the lawyers. Duties include booking Questionnings, court dates, JDRs, Pre-Trial Conferences, trial dates, scheduling client meetings, searches, registrations with Land Titles and Corporate Registry, meeting clients and responding to inquiries. Good communication skills required in order to liaise with other legal assistants, other lawyers and clients and update them on file progress. Also involves general administrative duties including entering timesheets and coordinating with billings, posting and some account reconciliation.
Candidates should have 5 years litigation experience in province. Candidate must possess sound judgment and initiative and be dedicated to providing quality service to clients. Strong diplomacy required in dealing with clients, ability to multi-task, establish priorities, work independently and have good problem-solving skills.