Legal Assistant – Tort (3392) Full Time

Job Description

Our client based in North York is a law firm known for providing top level service for their clients. They are seeking a stellar Legal Assistant to help manage a busy practice. The ideal candidate will have Tort experience, the ability to balance their workload, and respond to routine tasks under minimal supervision. If you have the relevant experience and are determined to work amongst the best, do not hesitate to apply today!  

Salary: 
Up to $40K   


Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation and drafting of correspondence and legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings, affidavits of documents, etc.)
  • Scheduling appointments, court dates, examinations, medical appointments and general calendar maintenance
  • 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 and liaise with lawyers
  • Other administrative duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working within Tort Law
  • 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      

                      
To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager – Legal Support atsabrina@cartelinc.com  

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Jul 4th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $40,000.00
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