Legal Assistant – Plaintiff Personal Injury (Tort) (3218) Full Time

Job Description

Calling all senior legal assistants! One of Toronto's most respected personal injury and medical malpractice law firms, conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Toronto, requires a stellar Plaintiff Personal Injury legal assistant. You will be handling files for a busy partner so expertise is a must. Bring your outgoing personality and professional attitude and we'll do the rest! Apply in confidence today.   

Salary: 
Up to $60K   

Primary Duties Include

  • Record-keeping
  • 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
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Handling of files from beginning to end
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Preparing email and mail correspondence
  • Other duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 years of plaintiff personal injury experience in a law firm; tort is an asset
  • Legal Assistant certificate/diploma plus additional courses
  • Knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedure essential
  • 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
  • (including MS Office applications)
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative  

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 Jan 24th, 2018
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $60,000.00
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