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Legal Researcher

Employer

Narang Law Office

Date Posted

May 06, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $38.77 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 05, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Narang Law Office

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Tasks

  • Co-ordinate administrative services
  • Administer oaths and take affidavits and depositions
  • Prepare wills, real estate transactions and other legal documents, court reports and affidavits
  • Receive affidavits, declarations and affirmations
  • Represent clients in small claims court and in other lower court proceedings, at tribunals and before administrative bodies
  • Administer oaths
  • Research records, court files and other legal documents
  • Assist lawyers in preparation for mediation and judicial dispute resolutions
  • Conduct bail hearings
  • Witness and certify the validity of signatures on documents
  • Release defendants on judges' orders
  • Draft legal correspondence
  • Explain rights and obligations to defendants
  • Perform civil marriages
  • Hear evidence at trials on summary conviction offences and may preside over trials of criminal offences
  • Call courts of law to order, read charges and take pleas from defendants

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Large caseload
  • Large workload

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

Experience an asset


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Legal Researcher is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Legal Assistants and Paralegals in Law Firms
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information when searching for and studying records and documents

SOCIAL

Interest in assisting lawyers by interviewing clients, witnesses and other related parties, and arranging for trials

INNOVATIVE

Interest in researching records, court files and other legal documents, and assembling documentary evidence

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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