Legal Assistant- Civil Litigation (4 positions) (3805) Full Time

Job Description

With offices across the country and overseas, our client is currently seeking 4 Litigation Legal Assistants. Candidates must have at least 3 years of Litigation experience. A strong attention to detail and technical skills are required. Exceptional organizational skills will be essential. If you are looking for an opportunity with a highly reputable firm with stunning offices, excellent compensation packages, and amazing benefits then apply today to be considered.
  
Salary: Up to $65K  

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
  • Coordinating lawyer travel arrangements, including preparing itineraries and travel expense reports
  • Review documentation and claims from new files
  • Organize and request productions and medical documentation from clients
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Providing consistent backup support when assistants are absent, managing multiple tasks and working proactively as a positive and productive member of the team
  • Other duties as required  
  Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of litigation experience
  • Successful completion of Legal Assistant diploma
  • In-depth knowledge of legal terminology, court rules and procedures
  • Strong technical skills and proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner
  • Detail oriented with good proofreading, multi-tasking skills, strong organizational and time management skills
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take initiative, work well independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision
  • Availability 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 Jun 11th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $65,000.00
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