Junior Legal Assistant – Litigation (3490) Full Time

Job Description

Our Toronto based client, a reputable name in the Plaintiff Personal Injury world, is searching for a junior legal assistant in litigation. You must be detailed oriented, have exceptional administrative skills and the ability to prioritize. If you are looking for something that’s fast paced and challenging, that will give you the opportunity to learn and grow, don’t wait to apply! Downtown location, friendly staff and a stellar firm to add to your resume! Apply now.   

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 duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year of experience within litigation or previous co-op experience in litigation
  • Legal Assistant diploma
  • 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 at 
sabrina@cartelinc.com
  

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Sep 18th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $40,000.00
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