Junior Law Clerk/Assistant – Litigation (3500) Full Time

Job Description

Our client located in Toronto is  looking for a Junior Law Clerk/Assistant with 1-2 years of experience in Litigation. In this role, you will be supporting a busy Litigator. Candidates must be highly organized and possess strong time management skills. This is a down to earth firm whose team continues to grow. Opportunities are endless. Walking distance to subway. Please forward your resume to be considered, interviews will begin this week. Benefits are included.

Salary:  Up to $40K

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 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 Sep 25th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $40,000.00
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