Construction Law Clerk with Excellent Benefits (3325) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a busy litigation law firm located in Richmond Hill, is currently looking to hire a construction 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, construction and commercial, are ready to work closer to home, we have an interview for you. 

This firm offers Bay Street Compensation. 

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 three years of current Litigation Law Clerk experience. 
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Experience in construction lien litigation.
 
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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 Ben Higham, Director of Legal Recruiting Ben @ cartelinc.com

Job Overview

  • Contact Ben Higham
  • Phone 416-359-1983
  • Email ben@cartelinc.com
  • Posted May 1st, 2018
  • Location Richmond Hill
  • Salary N/A
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