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Legal Assistant

Company: Royal Bank of Canada
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Come Work with Us!

At RBC, our culture is deeply supportive and rich in opportunity and reward. You will help our clients thrive and our communities prosper, empowered by a spirit of shared purpose.

Whether you're helping clients find new opportunities, developing new technology, or providing expert advice to internal partners, you will be doing work that matters in the world, in an environment built on teamwork, service, responsibility, diversity, and integrity.

Job Title

Legal Assistant

Job Description

What is the opportunity?

The person hired into this role will assist attorneys and paralegals with legal tasks and activities to support and protect the organization. With experience, you will develop extensive knowledge of the job, RBC policies and practices and you will perform a wide range of advanced administrative and operational assignments.

What will you do?

  • Administrative duties will include: coordinating calendars, travel, invoicing and billing, etc. for RBC WM legal team, providing support in the preparation and production of high quality reports, conference materials and presentations, processing outside legal counsel invoices through electronic billing system, prepare and distribute letters, memos, reports and faxes as directed;
  • Subpoena and levy compliance - Assure compliance with subpoenas through monitoring process and/or collecting and producing documents.
  • Maintain litigation calendar, brief/issues bank, other topical files (e.g., re competitors, attorneys, experts, arbitrators/judges), and other lists/schedules as requested.
  • File, database and log maintenance - Maintain pleadings and other litigation files in up-to-date, indexed manner; keep litigation databases current and accurate; keep logs of open/closed matters, subpoenas and other items. What do you need to succeed?
    • You must possess excellent organization skills and attention to detail. You will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment supporting multiple stake-holders.
    • You must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • You will have experience working in a professional setting Nice-to-have
      • Prior office administration experience What's in it for you?
        We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
        • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
        • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
        • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
        • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
        • Flexible work/life balance options
        • Opportunities to do challenging work
        • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities
          • Access to a variety of job opportunities across business

            Job Summary

            Assists corporate attorneys and paralegals with legal tasks and activities to support and protect the organization. With extensive knowledge of the job and policies/practices, performs a wide range of advanced administrative/operational assignments.


            Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America




            United States of America

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            Full time


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            Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

            At RBC, we embrace diversity and inclusion for innovation and growth. We are committed to building inclusive teams and an equitable workplace for our employees to bring their true selves to work. We are taking actions to tackle issues of inequity and systemic bias to support our diverse talent, clients and communities.

            We also strive to provide an accessible candidate experience for our prospective employees with different abilities. Please let us know if you need any accommodations during the recruitment process.

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