Shores Jardine LLP is a boutique administrative law firm in Edmonton, Alberta. We primarily act for regulators and decision makers with a focus on professional regulation and municipal law.
Associate Lawyer (4-6 years)
We are looking for a lawyer with 4 – 6 years at the bar with a passion for the law, intellectual curiosity and a commitment to life long learning. Experience and interest in municipal law or other administrative law would be an asset.
We seek associates who have the capacity to be well rounded lawyers, skilled in oral advocacy, legal research and solicitor’s work.
We offer a competitive salary structure, mentorship and access to continuing professional development to meet these goals.
We are also a team that values diversity and inclusivity: we rely on a continuum of views and backgrounds to improve the services we provide. Our students and associates regularly interact with our clients and we serve our clients using a team-based approach.
Legal Assistant / Paralegal
We currently have an opening for an individual with a positive and professional attitude to work as a Legal Assistant / Paralegal within our team.
Responsibilities and Duties
Prepare and assemble legal documents such as opinions, briefs, and pleadings based on written instruction, verbal direction and precedents.
Proofread and edit all documentation for grammar, spelling, and content accuracy.
Assist with general practice office management, including filing, scheduling meetings and court dates, and travel arrangements
Manage calendar and emails for lawyer as required.
Qualifications and Skills
Three or more years of direct work experience in a legal assistant / paralegal capacity.
Strong knowledge of basic legal concepts, principles, and terminology.
Good understanding of legal reference materials, procedures, and legal filing systems.
Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion.
Superior interpersonal skills to interact with employees, lawyers, clients, and external agencies.
Proficiency with MS Office, Outlook and office productivity applications.
Excellent writing skills, including proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation for complex documentation.
Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision.
Resourcefulness and flexibility.
Professional, responsive, and positive work attitude is critical.
Able to maintain filing systems and basic databases.
Meticulous records maintenance skills.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in joining the Shores Jardine team, please forward your cover letter and resume ( and post-secondary academic transcripts for student & associate roles ) to [email protected]
We thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for a personal interview will be contacted. No phone calls and/or agencies please.