Litigation Legal Assistant – F/T Permanent – Leading downtown Toronto law firm (8234)

Leading law firm requires legal assistant to support 2-3 lawyer share, in a practice mix of civil, commercial, employment and labour litigation. This is a new position. Competitive salary and benefits. Easy access location walking distance from Union/GO Station.

Job ID: L8234

Location:

Category: Legal

Salary: Salary

Salary Rate: to $65K+benefits

Responsibilities

  • Assembly of affidavits, motion records, factums and books of authorities
  • Preparing legal documents from written, oral and taped instructions and precedents
  • Drafting routine correspondence on behalf of lawyer
  • Entering dockets and preparing accounts
  • Dicta transcription including statements of claim, statements of defence, factum
  • Supporting smooth running of lawyer’s practice, including opening files, scheduling meetings and hearing dates, travel arrangements as required
  • Drafting pleadings
  • Coordinating with process servers regarding service and filing of court materials
  • Coordinating with court offices regarding trial and motions bookings and related court material
  • Drafting cover/service letters and coordinating delivery of documents


Qualifications

  • 3+ years previous experience as a litigation assistant
  • Knowledge of Automated Civil Litigation (ACL).
  • Advanced computer skills MS Office skills and digital dictation
  • Ability to work under pressure, be flexible and adapt to changing situations
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision as well as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Number Of Positions 1

Pay Rate

Date Updated 11/26/2018

Status Filled