Senior Legal Assistant - Civil Litigation (3555) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a mid-sized firm in the financial district, is seeking a senior legal assistant with civil litigation experience. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5+ years of experience, work well independently, possess superior technical skills, and have a positive attitude. This firm is known for its warm atmosphere and friendly staff. Apply now in the strictest of confidence. 

Salary: 
Up to $65K

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation, drafting and transcription of legal documents, correspondence, factums and motions
  • Preparation, revising and drafting legal documents and correspondence
  • Organize and expedite flow of work
  • Responsible for follow up with lawyer concerning work activities
  • Act as liaison between clients and clerks/lawyers
  • Maintaining calendars, scheduling, and travel arrangements
  • Other duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
   

  • Minimum 5+ years of civil litigation experience within a law firm
  • Legal Assistant diploma
  • Ability to draft litigation documents independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff and clients
  • 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, strong initiative and exceptional ability to work in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office)

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 Nov 8th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $65,000.00
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