Legal Assistant- Commercial/Civil Litigation (3962) Full Time

Job Description

Salary: Up to $60K

An established boutique Law Firm  are seeking to hire a Commercial/ Civil Litigation Assistant with 3+ years of experience in the related field. The ideal candidate needs to possess strong technical and critical thinking skills. If you are looking to grow and join a friendly and down-to-earth team on a long-term-basis- please forward your resume ASAP. 


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/degree
  • 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


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Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Nov 14th, 2019
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $60,000.00
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