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Litigation Paralegal

Job ID: 7000

Level: Intermediate

Description:

Our client is a leading BC-based law firm with a focus on litigation and providing a full range of legal expertise. They are an innovative, passionate team who push beyond standard litigation to find progressive, creative solutions for our clients. 

They are currently seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join they Vancouver team. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of litigation experience and will be a team player who is proactive, able to handle a busy workload, and has a keen eye for detail.

Responsibilities:

Document management:

  • Organizing large groups of documents
  • Analyzing documents for relevance, for producible and privileged purposes
  • Creating Lists of Documents and serving on appropriate parties
  • Receiving, reviewing, analyzing, organizing opposing parties’ documents
  • Receiving, organizing and summarizing clinical records

Pleadings:

  • Drafting pleadings where appropriate – including but not limited to Responses to Civil Claim and Chambers applications
  • Reviewing Discovery transcripts and obtaining answers to outstanding requests
  • IMEs: Advising lawyer on which specialist to use in personal injury cases. Setting up appointments and providing specialists with all relevant documentation
  • Mediations: Preparing mediation brief and outline, if applicable
  • Miscellaneous: Providing general assistance to the lawyer dependent on the lawyer’s needs, including but not limited to drafting correspondence on lawyer’s behalf, tracking the status of the lawyer’s files, conducting court searches, etc.
  • Legal Research: Quantum research and other research as requested by lawyer

Qualifications:

  • Paralegal Certificate or Diploma
  • As required, relevant experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills

Benefits & Perks:

They offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is very competitive, together with opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Their benefits include:

  • A competitive bonus program;
  • A wellness allowance for fitness expenses;
  • An annual education/tuition allowance;
  • Ongoing continuing education;
  • Flexible health and dental coverage;
  • Long term disability insurance;
  • A remote work policy that allows you to have the flexibility to work from home 1 day per week;
  • Personal days to help balance outside commitments;
  • Employee assistance program;
  • Monetary incentive for employee referrals;
  • Casual day every Friday; and
  • An outgoing firm culture that provides lots of social opportunities to connect with your co- workers.
If interested, please email your resume to info@evalee.ca.

Send your resume via email to info@evalee.ca