Current Openings

Our Calgary office has an immediate opening for a Resource Legal Assistant. In this role you will work with a variety of our firm’s team members and will be responsible for the general administration of multiple practices. The ideal candidate is proactive, self-sufficient, and has high attention to detail and organizational skills.

We place great value in a candidate’s ability to recognize the importance of team work to participate in facilitating a culture of collaboration.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Use word processing, spreadsheet, database or presentation software to prepare correspondence and legal documents in support of corporate transactions
  • Answer the telephone, schedule appointments, questionings and meetings, greet visitors and handle administrative and business details
  • Transcribe correspondence and legal documents from digital recordings or handwritten notes
  • Manage lawyers’ diaries and update electronic calendar
  • Review correspondence (including faxes and e-mail), co-ordinate the flow of information, update calendar and respond to routine inquiries
  • Review and proofread outgoing documents to ensure they are correct and comply with legal procedures
  • Access and use online legal resources
  • Operate office equipment such as voice mail messaging systems, photocopying machines and computer scanning equipment
  • Handle routine accounting procedures:  billing, cheque deposits/requests, time entry, etc.
  • Perform general office duties as required

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of legal assistant experience, preferably in litigation, insurance, and corporate areas
  • Recognized 2 year Legal Assistant Diploma
  • Eager to grow and learn
  • Pro-active and self-sufficient
  • Positive attitude
  • Team oriented
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively handle deadlines

Working Conditions

  • Normal week-day office hours (35)
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced work environment

 

 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume to: careers@fieldlaw.com

Only qualified applicants will be notified