Law Clerk – Plaintiff, Tort (2801) Full Time

Job Description

Sping is here and Cartel can help you into your dream position! Our Client, a midsized firm located in North York is a top Personal Injury law firm! They are in need of a bright, energetic and dedicated Legal Assistant! Spanish fluency would be a tremendous asset! The ideal candidate will be reporting directly to a Partner. If you can handle a Plaintiff file from beginning to end and are looking for a long and stable career, then don’t hesitate to send us your resume! This firm is known for its fast-paced and friendly environment and provides competitive salary, benefits, flexible hours and incentives! Apply now in the strictest of confidence for an interview.

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation and drafting of correspondence and legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, trials arbitrations, pleadings, affidavits of documents, etc.) for filing and service
  • Ensuring files are moved along on all levels of each individual file
  • Drafting Statement of Claims and carrying out all claims related research
  • Advising the assistants of what needs to be requested on a file
  • Following up with the Accident Benefits clerk as to the status of the claim
  • Scheduling settlement calls, working on disbursement lists and booking mediations
  • Using PC Law to finalize client accounts after settlement
  • Cutting cheques via PC Law
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • 2+ years of Plaintiff Personal Injury, Tort experience from a prominent law firm
  • Law Clerk/Paralegal diploma
  • Strong working knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and Accident Benefits
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English & Spanish
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager- Law Clerk Division at zaheeda@cartelinc.com 

Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email zaheeda@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Mar 22nd, 2017
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $45,000.00 - $50,000.00
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