Legal Assistant/Receptionist – Construction Law (3622) Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a boutique construction litigation law firm looking for a Construction Litigation legal assistant to work at their downtown Toronto location. If you have 1 year of litigation experience and can manage administrative tasks, then this is an opportunity for you! The ideal candidate must have an excellent personality and a professional approach. Friendly staff, generous benefits, vacations honoured and perks galore! Apply now to be considered. 

Salary:
  Up to $45K

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 duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 years of litigation experience in a law firm
  • Legal assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Strong technical skills (including MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Internet, Case Management Software, and Time tracker software) 
  • 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
  • Program and construction lien is an asset
  • 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
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 31st, 2019
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $65,000.00
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