Employment/Labour/Civil Litigation Legal Assistant - York Region (4269) Full Time

Job Description

Employment/Labour/Civil Litigation Legal Assistant - York Region

We are seeking an experienced Litigation Legal Assistant who will help meet the needs of our clients growing client-base. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience working with and possess knowledge of civil litigation; and have excellent organizational and communication skills. This position is working for a congenial lawyer who treats his assistant like gold! Apply today! This one won't last!

Salary: Up to 65k

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Revising and drafting pleadings, correspondence and filing documentation with administrative Boards and Tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and civil courts.
  • Scheduling and coordinating meetings, conference calls, and court, Tribunal and/or Board appearances.
  • Managing deadlines.
  • Opening, maintaining, organizing, and closing files in a timely manner.
  • Drafting legal documents and correspondence.
  • Docketing time.
  • Managing assigned lawyers’ calendars and task lists.
  • Other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS:

  • Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma, Law Clerk Diploma, and/or equivalent demonstrated expertise coupled with a minimum of three (3) years of Litigation. 
  • Proficiency with the Rules of Civil Procedure and other relevant Board and/or Tribunal processes and procedures, including those of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and the Ontario Labour Relations Board. 
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with clients and other professionals. 
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and secure confidential information. 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills. 
  • Excellent attention to detail. 
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft SharePoint and docketing software, including PC Law/CLIO. 
  • Experience working with a document management system within a law firm environment. 
  • Solid work ethic, demonstrated initiative and a genuine interest in and passion for law. 
  • Self-motivated, cooperative, and enthusiastic individual. 
  • Quick learner with the ability to multi-task. 
How to Apply:
To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina at sabrina@cartelinc.com.




Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted May 4th, 2021
  • Location York Region
  • Salary N/A
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