Intermediate Legal Assistant – Litigation (3626) Full Time

Job Description

One of Toronto's most sought-after full-service, midsized law firms is looking to hire! They are seeking a Legal Assistant to provide one-on-one support to a new lawyer that has just joined the firm. You must have a minimum of 5 years of general litigation to get this practice going! The position requires someone responsible, with excellent dicta skills, who is looking to do more and stand out! If you can hit the ground running, have a keen eye for detail and are ready for a job that rewards, apply in confidence to be considered. Take this chance to shine within a prominent law firm that offers a welcoming environment and generous benefits! Apply in confidence today.

Salary: Up to $68K

Primary Duties Include

  • Organize and maintain client files
  • Draft, transcribe and type legal documents
  • Organize and expedite flow of work
  • Draft and respond to correspondence
  • Initiate follow-up as required and communicate with clients
  • Calendar management, scheduling meetings and book boardrooms
  • Prepare and coordinate client billings
  • Perform administrative duties including accounting, opening and closing files, docketing, cheque requisitions, etc.
  • Other general duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of litigation experience
  • Successful completion of Legal Assistant diploma
  • Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and legal forms required
  • Familiar with procedures in the following Courts; Superior Court of Justice
  • Ability to compile a variety of documents such as Motion Records, Affidavit of Documents, Factums, Appeal Books, Bill of Costs, and Pleadings
  • Proficiency in dicta-typing is essential
  • Be a self starter who is capable of working both independently and in a group setting
  • Possess excellent oral & written skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Possess strong organizational skill
  • Proficient computer skills with knowledge of Word, Word Perfect, Excel, Outlook, and PC LAW would be an asset
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 10th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $68,000.00
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