Full-time Paralegal 

The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms seeks a talented and mature professional to join our team. We require a full-time Paralegal to assist the Justice Centre’s Litigation Director and legal team with various research and document-related projects, as well as contributing to the Justice Centre’s mission of defending the constitutional freedoms of Canadians.

Essential skills: 

Must be well organized, have strong prioritization skills, have an eye for details and accuracy, plus have a proven track record of meeting and exceeding deadlines and timelines.

You will have a cooperative team spirit, a professional appearance and work attire, strong work ethic, initiative and ability to remain calm under pressure. This role requires above average English, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. A minimum of three to five years litigation support and paralegal experience required.

Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Preparing, drafting, and revising legal documents and letters independently with minimal supervision.
  • Review and organize client production documents, scan documents, maintain databases of client contacts.
  • Assist with preparation of legal documents.
  • Assisting with trial preparation, examinations and briefs as required.
  • Coordinating the flow of documents between clients and the Justice Centre.
  • Working proactively and initiating follow up actions to expedite the flow of work in the practice group.
  • Day to day management of files including communications with clients, various levels within the business unit, and various levels of Court, as directed by lawyer.
  • Managing correspondence, booking, and scheduling appointments.
  • Ability to respond to everyday tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Maintain a positive rapport with legal team, staff, and clients.
  • Other general duties as required.

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Post-secondary education in a recognized Legal Assistant or Paralegal Program
  • Exceptional computer skills and attention to detail
  • Superior knowledge of the Alberta Rules of Court and related statutes, and willingness and ability to research extra-provincial Rules of Court.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills.
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented atmosphere.
  • An interest in freedom, free speech, and a free society as well as constitutional freedoms.
Please fill out the form below (or email media@jccf.ca) to the attention of:

Jay Cameron, Litigation Director.
Please include a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and why you would be a good fit for the Justice Centre.

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