Legal Assistant - Litigation (x2) (Contract) (3368) Full Time Contract

Job Description

With offices across the country and overseas, our client is currently seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant. Candidates must have at least 3 years of Litigation experience. A strong attention to detail and technical skills are required. Exceptional organizational skills will be essential. If you are looking for an opportunity with a highly reputable firm with stunning offices, excellent compensation packages, and amazing benefits then apply today to be considered.  

Salary:
Up to $60K

Primary Duties Include

  • Digital dictation, docket entry, preparation of accounts, opening files/closing Files, organizing and maintaining files
  • Preparation and editing of correspondence and legal documents including Pleadings, Orders, Consents/Authorizations, Affidavit of Documents, Motion Records, Pre-Trial Briefs and Trial Records
  • Coordinating lawyer travel arrangements, including preparing itineraries and travel expense reports
  • Review documentation and claims from new files
  • Organize and request productions and medical documentation from clients
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Providing consistent backup support when assistants are absent, managing multiple tasks and working proactively as a positive and productive member of the team
  • Other duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications                                   

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a litigation legal assistant
  • Experience with filings in the Superior Court of Justice, Ontario Court of Justice, Divisional Court and Court of Appeal
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Capacity to perform duties with speed and accuracy
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask while paying attention to detail

To apply, please forward your resume to Jennifer Mulligan, Manager – Temporary Services at
jennifer@cartelinc.com

Job Overview

  • Contact Jennifer Mulligan
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 202
  • Email jennifer@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Jun 20th, 2018
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $60,000.00
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