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    • May-06-14
    • Full Time
    • Entry Level
    • Experienced
    • Less than 1 Years
    • Diploma
    • Legal

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Legal Assistant

CARTEL INC.

Toronto, ON, CANADA | Vaughan, ON, CANADA | Scarborough, ON, CANADA | Oshawa, ON, CANADA
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Legal Assistant – Plaintiff Personal Injury
Salary: Up to $47K

Do you have a knack for Plaintiff Personal Injury? A leading downtown Toronto litigation firm that is described by its clients as having “the highest level of understanding” is searching for a Plaintiff Personal Injury Legal Assistant with a minimum of 1 year of experience. The ideal candidate will be working mainly on accident benefits files and will welcome the opportunity to learn and expand their skills. If you are great at managing correspondence and have stellar communication skills, you will surely be noticed. "Jump-start" your career and take your expertise to new heights! Work in an environment where you matter. Apply today to be considered.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Preparation and editing of correspondence and legal documents (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings, affidavits of documents, etc.)
  • Organize and request productions and medical documentation from clients 
  • Assist with authorizations, undertakings, discoveries and productions
  • Managing billing and accounting arrangements (including client accounts and invoices)
  • Schedule management – including organizing client meetings, making travel arrangements, maintaining lawyer’s calendar, etc.
  • Opening and closing files
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Other general duties as required

 

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 1+ year of personal injury, accident benefits experience
  • Legal Assistant diploma, plus additional courses an asset
  • Self-starter with the ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and all levels of staff
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to work efficiently while managing multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional technical skills (including MS Office)
  • Must be extremely flexible to meet the daily needs of the practise

 

(Job ID# 1883)

CARTEL INC.
One, First Canadian Place, Suite 2550
Toronto, ON
M5X 1A4
416.359.1971

Toronto's Most Trusted Authority in Legal Personnel

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