Personal Injury LAA
Hammerberg Lawyers LLP
Vancouver, BC

Our firm, Hammerberg Lawyers LLP, is currently seeking an Intermediate Legal Administrative Assistant to join our personal injury department.

Responsibilities of role will include:

  • Interacting with clients, insurance adjusters, opposing counsel, medical practitioners, etc.;
  • Requesting medical documents, employment documents, and all other supporting documents;
  • Setting client appointments;
  • Drafting LOD’s, letters to medical practitioners, and other court documents as necessary;
  • Trial prep as necessary;
  • Management of Part VII benefits;
  • General management of personal injury files and other duties as required by Partner.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 1.5 years’ experience as an LAA in a busy litigation practice, experience in plaintiff personal injury would prove to be a major asset;
  • Successful completion of an LAA certificate from an accredited post-secondary institution;
  • The ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines;
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast paced environment;
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills;
  • The ability to work independently, as well as in a team setting.

What we offer:

  • A welcoming and congenial work environment;
  • Busy firm social calendar including events such as: weekly Friday social, holiday party, summer picnic, spring event, annual staff appreciation event, charity runs, fitness challenges and multiple charitable events/initiatives;
  • Excellent opportunity for personal and professional development;
  • Competitive remuneration and discretionary annual bonuses;
  • Comprehensive benefits package including: medical, extended health and dental coverage for staff and their families, Employee Assistance Program and Health Care Spending Account;
  • Disability benefits including: long term disability, accidental death & dismemberment and life insurance;
  • Tuition reimbursement for eligible post-secondary courses;

We would like to thank all applicants; however, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Legal Administrative Assistant: 3 years (Preferred)