Legal Assistant/Clerk - Medical Malpractice (3687) Full Time

Job Description

Calling all senior legal assistants! One of Toronto's most respected personal injury law firms, conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Toronto, requires a stellar Medical Malpractice legal assistant/clerk. You will be handling files for a busy partner so expertise is a must. Bring your outgoing personality and professional attitude and we'll do the rest! Apply in confidence today.   

Salary: 
Up to $68K

Primary Duties Include

  • Managing incoming mail and emails
  • Drafting litigation documents
  • File Summaries, client intake, opening and closing files
  • Prepare, transcribe and edit correspondence and legal documents
  • Organize and expedite flow of work
  • Review documentation and claims as well as organize and maintain client files
  • Handle administrative details with respect to accounting, docketing and expenses
  • Monitor and maintain tickler systems, schedules and calendars 
  • Perform administrative duties and other general duties as required
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications
  • Minimum 5+ years of Medical Malpractice experience in a law firm
  • Strong knowledge of court proceedings and procedures
  • Legal Assistant Diploma plus additional courses an asset 
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure and CMPA experience
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with clients and lawyers 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Detail oriented individual with good proofreading and excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative
  • 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 Feb 20th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $68,000.00
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