Our client, a highly regarded insurance defence boutique, is in need of an AB Legal Assistant to join its team. This is a friendly law firm that is known for its quality of work and nice work environment.
Monitor deadlines, send reminders and assist in preparing and filing timely responses to deadlines. Draft, prepare and proofread correspondence and various documents and forms Scheduling of examinations for discovery, mediation, case conference, pre-arbitration hearings, EUO's etc.
Assist in preparation of briefs and records for trial and hearings Prepare releases, consents and orders and settlement disclosure notices Maintain and organize files, both electronic and hard copy as required Fax, scan photocopy and bind documents Transcribe digital dictation Administration duties with respect to accounting, opening an disclosing files, billing, expense claims and ensuring adherence to client protocols and firm procedures Updating and maintaining lawyers's calendar and processing mail Other legal administrative duties as assigned.
Experience required :
Minimum of four years of experience in Accident Benefits Post secondary Legal Assistant certificate or Law Clerk diploma An understanding of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule and Rules of Civil Procedures Strong technical skills including Microsoft Office, PCLaw Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong organizational, multi tasking and time management skills Flexible and dependable, demonstrate discretion, sound judgement and diplomacy
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