Litigation Law Clerk (Richmond Hill) (3305) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a stable litigation law firm located in the North end of the city, is currently looking to hire a litigation law clerk. The ideal candidate must be able to handle a file independently and be open to learning. If you have 3+ years experience in litigation, are ready to work closer to home, we have an interview for you.

Salary: $45K-$50K

Responsibilities:
 
·         Organize and maintain litigation files.
·         Extensive knowledge of the litigation process and court system.
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Preparation of pleadings, motions, affidavits of documents including preparation of costs outlines or bill of costs, order judgments and enforcement documents.

·         Act as a liaison between lawyer/client and lawyer/opposing counsel.
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Arranging for service and filing of Court documents and liaison with court staff.

·         Maintain lawyer’s calendar including bring forward or task reminder for all correspondence sent out.
·         Reviewing and summarizing examination transcripts.
·         Maintaining and updating precedents.
·         Assist counsel in trial preparation.
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Prepare subpoena and service.


Qualifications or Skills Required:


·         Minimum of five years of current Litigation Law Clerk experience.
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Extensive knowledge of the litigation process and court system.

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Eagerness to learn and further develop skills as a Law Clerk.

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Possess a Law Clerk’s certificate/diploma from an approved institution or be working towards it.

·         Thorough knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure.
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Strong technical skills using MS Office 2010. Experience with ACL and Lighthouse would be an asset.

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
·         Organized and meticulous with follow-up and detail.
·         Ability to work independently and take the initiative, prioritize and multitask.
·         Capable of working under pressure and meeting deadlines with minimal supervision.
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Flexible, team player who is passionate about providing quality service and work product to clients.


To apply, please forward your resume to Zaheeda Merali, Manager - Law Clerk Division at zaheeda @ cartelinc.com



Job Overview

  • Contact Zaheeda Merali
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 210
  • Email zaheeda@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Jul 4th, 2018
  • Location Richmond Hill
  • Salary $45,000.00 - $50,000.00
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