Junior Legal Assistant – Litigation (3459) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a midsized firm located in North York is a top Personal Injury law firm. They are in need of a bright, energetic and dedicated Legal Assistant to join their firm. The ideal candidate can handle a Plaintiff file from beginning to end and have excellent time management skills. This firm is known for its fast-paced and friendly environment and provides competitive salary, benefits, flexible hours and incentives! Apply now in the strictest of confidence.

Salary:  $40K - $45K

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
  • 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
  • Communicating professionally with clients and all levels of staff
  • Other administrative duties as required 

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
 

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in a law firm
  • Legal Assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • 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
  • 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
  • Excellent interpersonal and strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office 2003, Outlook and PC Law) and fast learner to new systems and processes

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 Aug 29th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $40,000.00 - $45,000.00
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