Wagners, one of the Maritimes’ leading personal injury law firms, is recruiting for an experienced and skilled paralegal/legal assistant to join its team.

The position is full-time and includes competitive salary, a progressive benefits and rewards package (including work from home options, flex time, medical, dental, life and LTD coverage, health spending accounts, firm matching RRSPs, corporate gym membership, overtime, maternity & parental salary supplements etc.), and opportunities for career advancement within the firm.

Job Responsibilities:

• Meeting with clients and other professionals to discuss case details.
• Researching case-related factual issues.
• Organizing and managing documents in both paper and electronic filing systems.
• Assisting with the preparation, filing and service of pleadings, notices of motion, affidavits, and other court documents.
• Acting as liaison among parties including various courts and counsel for scheduling and sharing information.
• Coordinating the collection, review and production of documents.
• Assisting with trial preparation including the assembly of exhibits, witness binders, and jury binders where required.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

• Strong grasp of English grammar and punctuation.
• Well developed written and oral communication skills.
• Thorough and accurate attention to detail.
• Ability to follow direction and procedures.
• Ability to prioritize workload and assignments.
• Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment.
• Must be able to function effectively both independently and in a busy team-oriented environment.

Education and Experience Requirements:

• Paralegal certificate from an accredited post secondary institution preferred.
• Post secondary degree preferred.
• Minimum three years of significant and substantive litigation experience as a paralegal or legal assistant in a law firm setting preferred.
• Knowledge and understanding of the Maritime province’s civil procedure rules.
• Experience managing medium to large-scale document productions.
• Working knowledge and competency with case management software, such as NetDocuments or similar software.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Outlook, Word and Excel.
• Working knowledge with legal accounting software.

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Wagners’ office manager, Richard Crossman,, and lawyer, Kate Boyle,

The position will remain open until it is filled.

We thank all candidates for applying, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 02/04/2022