access_time Sep 9, 2020

We are hiring a Senior Legal Assistant

We are currently seeking to hire a Legal Assistant 

The successful candidate will have:

Extensive experience in tort matters;

5+ years of direct experience in civil insurance defence litigation;

Legal Assistant Diploma from a recognized College;

Solid knowledge and skill in grammar, spelling and punctuation;

Fast and accurate typing speed;

Strong communication skill both verbal and written;

Resourceful individual who takes initiative;

Exceptional organizational and prioritization skills;

Ability to work well in a team as well as with minimal supervision when required;

Is time conscious and deadline oriented;

Working knowledge of PC Law and Primafact.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Drafting correspondence and reports;

Scheduling examinations, mediations;

Compiling documents and organizing files including preparation of court materials;

Briefing and updating files;

Obtaining productions from opposing counsel and third parties;

Drafting Release and Settlement Disclosure Notice;

Obtaining Dismissal Orders;

Trial Preparation;

Other Duties as required.

Candidates who meet the above qualifications are asked to submit their resume and a cover letter to emakris@smockumzarnett.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.