Law Clerk - Litigation (3215) Full Time

Job Description

Our highly reputable large law firm is actively seeking a Law Clerk that is professional, experienced and well-versed in Litigation law. This downtown Toronto full service law firm needs a clerk with 5+ years of Litigation experience. You must be a team player and have the ability to work with sensitive matters! If you love what you do and are committed to providing exceptional client services, this could be the right fit for you! Beautiful offices, competitive salary, generous benefits and vacations honoured! Apply now to be considered.

Salary: Up to $70K

Primary Duties Include

  • Prepare, review, summarize and draft pleadings, affidavits, mediations, pre-trial memoranda, motion materials and various court documentation
  • Assemble case materials
  • Manage e-discovery system
  • Act as a liaison between lawyer/client and lawyer/opposing counsel as needed
  • Conduct client interviews and updates
  • Draft memorandums and correspondence
  • Review, manage and summarize transcripts of examinations, undertakings and refusals
  • Liaise between lawyers, clients and opposing counsel
  • Perform a variety of clerking duties including organizing and maintaining litigation files
  • Trial preparation
  • Various other duties as assigned

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Litigation Law Clerk; must have Case Logistix or Summation experience
  • Successful completion of a Law Clerk Diploma
  • Strong knowledge of Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, ACL Software and Elite docketing software
  • Prior experience in similar role working with sexual abuse clients an asset
  • Experience with Court of Appeal and Supreme Court filings
  • Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and all levels of staff
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work efficiently while managing multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Must be extremely flexible to meet the daily needs of the practice

To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager- Law Clerk Division at 
zaheeda@cartelinc.com

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Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email zaheeda@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Jan 19th, 2018
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $65,000.00 - $70,000.00
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