Legal Administrative Assistant

January 7 2021
Industries Public administration
Categories Administrative, Clerical, Generalist, Legal, Paralegal
Edmonton, AB
Position Overview Legal Administrative Assistant
Legal Services - Edmonton, Alberta
Permanent, Full-Time Position(s)

Are you a looking for an exciting opportunity to make a difference on a team that impacts the lives of Albertans? Are you self-motivated with excellent communication skills and enjoy building strong and effective relationships with people? Are you compassionate and find your skills best suited to a client centric work environment? If this sounds like you - come and join our team! Responsibilities • Assists the Bodily Injury Adjusters by receiving and reviewing files to determine if a vested cause of action is possible under tort and workers’ compensation law.
• Determines the status of parties under the Workers’ Compensation Act.
• Promotes the services of the Legal Services Department to injured workers in vested causes of action.
• Inputs data into the legal tracking system, orders motor vehicle and corporate searches, and prepares files for Bodily Injury Adjusters. Qualifications • High School diploma supplemented with several years of progressively responsible experience as a Legal Assistant.
• Legal Assistant diploma, courses in litigation procedure and personal injury, and courses through the Insurance Institute of Canada is preferred.
• C.I.P. designation is a definite asset.
• Broad knowledge of the law and litigation process with the ability to inform interested parties of progress.
• Working knowledge of medical terminology is an asset.
• Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required.
• Ability to build external stakeholder relationships.
• A combination of education and experience may be considered. Salary $51,468 to $57,156 per annum
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