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Litigation Paralegal

November 26 2021
Categories Generalist, Legal, Paralegal, Litigation
Halifax, NS

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Litigation Paralegal | Halifax

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

We are seeking a permanent, full-time experienced Litigation Paralegal to join our Halifax office to provide litigation paralegal services to the Litigation Practice Group. Working as part of a collaborative team, you will:

Review, organize and analyze documents (including identifying witnesses, obtaining discovery transcripts, preparing chronology of underlying facts);

Data entry and coding documents;

Draft pleadings and review documents for privilege and relevance;

Cross reference documents with discovery and/or trial exhibits;

Produce production sets through Litigation Support Software and prepare documents (Affidavits of Documents, Medical Brochures for experts, etc);

File management: Import lists of documents from opposing counsel into Litigation Support Software:

Record all billable and non-billable functions on a daily basis;

Utilize computer technology in an efficient and productive manner;

General office and clerical duties, including billable and non-billable functions;

Other duties as required.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Successful completion of paralegal diploma or equivalent, and 1-3 years’ experience as a litigation paralegal. Previous experience using a legal database program is preferred;

Excellent technical skills and exceptional attention to detail;

Accurate and efficient data entry and keyboarding skills;

Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines;

Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service;

Knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules;

Ability to manage multiple projects;

Self-starter with the ability to work independently in a dynamic environment;

Cox & Palmer, Halifax office, provides a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

Health, dental, life and disability insurance

Employee Assistance Program

Annual health and fitness allowance

Group RRSP, pension, and TFSA programs

This position will remain posted until successfully filled. Qualified candidates who are interested in this position should send a covering letter and resume to:

Contact Name

Shirley Thomson

Human Resources Manager, Halifax, NS halifaxrecruiting3@coxandpalmer.com

Cox & Palmer is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is a member of the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN) and Pride at Work Canada.

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