Legal Assistant - Insurance Defence (3638) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is one of Toronto's premiere boutique Insurance Defense law firms. Conveniently located in the Downtown core, this firm is seeking an insurance defence legal assistant. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2+ years’ experience to assist a busy lawyer. You must be organized, have the ability to prioritize and have strong written and verbal communication skills. If you're looking for the opportunity to make your experience work for you, then this is the job for you! Don't wait, apply now.

Salary: $45K - $55K 


Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation and editing of correspondence and legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings, affidavits of documents, etc.)
  • 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
  • Other duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 2+ years of experience working within Insurance Defence
  • Legal assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • 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
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office, PrimaFact, TimeMatters)
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary

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 Jan 16th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $45,000.00 - $50,000.00
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