Lawyer / Legal Researcher
LawDepot.com
Edmonton, AB

Company Profile:

Join one of the fastest growing companies in Canada and a five-time Growth 500 ranked organization (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014). LawDepot is the most advanced publisher of web based do-it-yourself legal solutions. Using a unique step by step method, LawDepot simplifies the process of creating a customized legal document. LawDepot products cover all facets of the legal industry including: Estate Planning, Family Law, Real Estate, Business and Human Resources. Over ten million satisfied customers have trusted LawDepot to solve their legal needs. LawDepot attracts over two million monthly visitors and is the 5,000th largest website in North America.

Position Overview:

LawDepot.com is currently expanding and looking to recruit a Lawyer / Legal Researcher in Edmonton, Alberta. Working within the Legal team, you will be responsible for developing online legal contract templates and website content. This is a full time permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week. Great work / life balance is provided.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review and revise online legal document templates
  • Regularly conduct research and ensure documents are legally sound
  • Make changes to legal templates using an internal content management system
  • Develop helpful articles and FAQ material to assist with a general audience completing our forms
  • Conduct analysis to identify opportunities and implement product enhancements
  • Review content developed by Marketing and Business team members
  • Coordinate projects with other departments (ex. Marketing, Development, Quality Assurance)

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in the field of Law (articling experience or active Law Society of Alberta membership is not mandatory)
  • Solid background in drafting form agreements
  • Good computer knowledge and the ability to use document editing tools
  • Excellent legal research skills
  • Great “non-legal” writing skills and the ability to communicate legal information to a general audience
  • Direct client interaction is not required with this position

Why you should join the LawDepot team:

  • Excellent total compensation package
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits, plus an additional Health Care Spending Account
  • Flexible work hours
  • Paid vacation plus bonus personal days
  • Access to continuous learning opportunities, including a subscription to LinkedIn Learning
  • Company share plan
  • Free weekly catered lunch for the entire office
  • Casual work environment

How to apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter by applying through Indeed or submit online via our Careers page at https://www.lawdepot.com/career

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time