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Junior Litigation Support Specialist

Posted: August 11, 2017 Company: Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Address: 700 West Georgia Street Postal Code: V7Y 1B8
Location: Vancouver Contact: Erica Bemister and/or Scarlett Yim
Phone: 604-484-1700 Fax:
E-mail: www.ahbl.ca Website: hrinfo@ahbl.ca

Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP is a leading mid-sized Vancouver-based law firm providing a wide range of litigation/dispute resolution and business law services. We are currently recruiting for a Junior Litigation Support Specialist. This position will involve working in the Litigation Support Department and reporting to the Litigation Support Manager.  The successful candidate would have experience working as a Litigation Paralegal with a strong interest in technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting correspondence, pleadings, applications, and lists of documents.
  • Trial preparation and other related tasks as needed for all levels of the courts.
  • Copy electronic evidence provided by clients (CDs, DVDs, floppy disks, flash drives, hard drives, etc.), and institute and maintain chain of custody documents/procedures.
  • Review and organize client production documents, scanning and coding documents including drafting of Lists of Documents.
  • Ensure compliance with litigation support and eDiscovery best practices, including quality control measures, following of firm best practice protocols, and quality assurance checks for production deliverables.
  • Additional tasks depending on level of experience, knowledge level, and willingness to learn.

Qualifications:

  • Experience as a litigation paralegal with exposure to very large and complex litigation matters involving multiple parties and very large numbers of electronic documents.
  • A thorough understanding of litigation procedures including knowledge of the Rules of Court.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multitask with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Keen interest in technology, and in particular, how it can be applied and used as part of the litigation process.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new skills and successfully change the focus and/or direction of analysis, projects and processes.       Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new skills, tools and techniques to improve operations, analysis and insight.
  • Flexibility to work overtime.
  • Paralegal Designation would be considered an asset.

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of litigation support applications (Summation, CaseMap, IPro) would be an advantage, however, in depth training will be provided for the right candidate.
  • The expectation with this position is that the person will take on more advanced technical work with experience and training.

Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP is a progressive firm that believes in developing the skills and knowledge of employees to remain competitive, and is willing to train the right candidate.

A competitive salary and benefits package are offered, along with a matching RRSP Program after 2 years of employment with the firm.

We would like to thank all applicants; however, only successful candidates will be contacted. Please submit resumes to hrinfo@ahbl.ca