Legal Assistant - Real Estate

April 28 2020
Industries Legal
Categories IP, Patents, Trademarks, Legal, Paralegal, Property Management, Real Estate, Real Estate
Calgary, AB

Who We Are

At Litco Law, we are known for our extraordinary and unsurpassed firm culture – and for the people behind that culture. We’ve been recognized as a Canadian Top Employer and as one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and know that this kind of success only happens when you have amazing people on your team who are passionate about their work, the company, and their clients.

By joining Litco Law, you will be part of an incredible team of passionate, purpose-driven people who believe in excellence and focus on doing their best work every day. Our core values guide everything we do and are reflected in how we interact with our clients, team members, and community.

Meet our Legal Assistant team here!

Who You Are

  • Are adaptable and quick to identify issues or needs, and can accommodate last-minute requests and situations
  • Are capable of proactively anticipating needs and reacting quickly through developing an analytical approach and thorough understanding of the business
  • Have exceptional time management and pride yourself on exemplary organizational skills including but not limited to management of email, digital files, and processes
  • Are highly knowledgeable and efficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Are a self-starter and demonstrate a history of holding yourself accountable 
  • Have experience with Alberta Land Titles and their operating system requirements, including searches, registrations, and filing
  • Experience with Unity is an asset
  • Have 2+ years of real estate experience 
  • Have completed a Legal Assistant Diploma/Certificate from a recognized institute 

What You’ll Do

At Litco Law, we are obsessed with providing mind-blowing client service. We are always finding new ways to serve our clients and support them throughout their injury claim, real estate needs, and wills and estates requirements. We rely on our Legal Assistants to provide high-quality client service alongside strong administrative and operational support to our lawyers. 

  • Manage and maintain files in a logical and orderly manner including accurately documenting all data in our file management software
  • Assist with the efficient and effective movement of client files 
  • Maintain client contact at least once every 30 days, responding to all client inquiries within 24 hours
  • Meet with clients to swear/affirm and sign documents, provide updates, or answer questions as required
  • Follow instructions from the lawyer and accurately transcribe lawyer dictation
  • Close residential real estate transactions (purchase, sales, refinances) independently
  • Review and preparation of mortgage documents based on lender requirements
  • Direct communication with Clients, Mortgage Brokers, Financial Institutions, and Real Estate Agents
  • Analyze title searches
  • Prepare cheque requisitions and depositing of funds
  • Completion of reporting to clients and financial institutions upon closing
  • Manage schedule for assigned lawyer including booking travel, questionings, JDRs, client meetings, etc. as necessary 
  • Assist with set up and tear down of meeting rooms for client meetings as needed
  • Work collaboratively with the team to provide assistance and coverage on other client files as necessary  

What We Offer

At Litco Law, we know that a caring team is a team that is cared for. Just a few of the perks of joining our team include:

  • High-performance culture – You can be a dreamer, and you’re not the only one. Thrive in our A-player community of high-achieving visionaries with a passion for finding ways to make a positive impact.
  • Learning and development opportunities – We will support and invest in your evolution and improvement because we believe that exceptional people crave the opportunity to grow.
  • Freedom and responsibility – We have a culture of freedom and responsibility, which means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way. We believe in trust and transparency, flexibility, recognition, and appreciation.
  • 100% company-funded benefits – The well-being of our team members always comes first. Dental, vision, employee assistance, health spending account, you name it – we cover it.
  • In-house book club – We get paid to read! At Litco Law, we believe in rewarding our team members for investing time in their personal and professional development.
  • Flexibility – Yes, the rumours are true! We offer unlimited paid vacation and a hybrid model for working remotely and in-office.

Check out our Careers website here to learn more.

We Are Growing Fast. Join Us.

Litco Law provides a home for the mountain climbers, dreamers, and hardworking people who want to make a difference in the world. We offer multiple locations, state-of-the-art technology to support our clients and team members, and a workplace culture like no other. Join us today.

Apply now!

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