Legal Assistant – Plaintiff, Tort (2827) Full Time

Job Description

It's time to take your career to new heights without having to make that tedious commute downtown! Our Client, a well-respected litigation firm in the west end is actively seeking a bright, quick and organized Personal Injury Legal Assistant to join their team and hit the ground running! The position requires a candidate with a minimum of 2+ years of Plaintiff Tort law firm experience. If you are smart, dedicated and willing to roll up your sleeves and help this team, we are very interested in meeting with you!  Warm atmosphere, generous starting salary, exceptional benefits and low turnover! Apply today to be considered!  

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation and editing of correspondence and legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings, affidavits of documents, etc.)
  • Review documentation and claims from new files
  • Organize and request productions and medical documentation from clients 
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Opening and closing files
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Other general duties as required
  Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • 5+ years of Plaintiff Personal Injury, Tort law experience in a law firm
  • Legal assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent 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
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager- Legal Support at sabrina@cartelinc.com 

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Apr 4th, 2017
  • Location Mississauga
  • Salary $45,000.00 - $50,000.00
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