Legal Assistant
Juris Litigators LLP - Mississauga, ON

A fast-paced Personal Injury Law Office is currently seeking a Legal Assistant to support team of lawyers. The professional candidate must have working experience in the industry, be proficient in personal injury litigation; dealing with accident benefits and tort litigation. Plaintiff side experience is a notable asset.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing notices and pleadings
  • Drafting and preparing motion records, including supporting affidavits
  • Reviewing, briefing and summarizing medical records and other productions
  • Preparing Affidavits of Documents and satisfying undertakings promptly
  • Reviewing files with a view to moving matters forward
  • Maintaining court diary and bring forward systems for assigned cases, coordinating client’s appointment, next court dates and filing deadlines.
  • Handling calls and messages with the ability to communicate in a professional manner
  • Arranging solicitor/client consultations and other meetings as required.
  • Managing files independently while managing a busy calendar

The successful candidate should possess:

  • A minimum of 1 year experience working with Accident Benefits and Tort
  • An excellent command of the English language (verbal and written)
  • Be a graduate of a legal secretarial or law clerking program
  • Excellent computer skills: MS Word, PC Law and dicta typing
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging litigation environment
  • Well-organized and detailed oriented
  • Possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; and have mastered the art of working independently as well as in a team environment

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