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Paralegal

Employer

Mission Centre Law Inc.

Date Posted

July 04, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $40.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 03, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Mission Centre Law Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work setting

Legal firm

Tasks

  • Co-ordinate administrative services
  • Draft contracts, prepare promissory notes and draw up wills, mortgages and other legal documents
  • 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
  • Administer oaths
  • Research records, court files and other legal documents
  • Schedule court trials
  • Arrange pre-trial conferences and hearings
  • Assist lawyers in preparation for mediation and judicial dispute resolutions
  • Witness and certify the validity of signatures on documents
  • Record court commencement, trial proceedings and judgements
  • Collect and record administrative and service fees
  • Draft legal correspondence
  • Oversee maintenance of judicial court records

Computer and technology knowledge

  • Spreadsheet
  • Legal software applications
  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word
  • MS Windows

Area of specialization

Court and pre-trial scheduling

Security and safety

Criminal record check

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

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is your current level of study?

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Financial benefits

Bonus

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site amenities
  • Team building opportunities

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Paralegal 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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