IQ PARTNERS Inc. has partnered with one of the top-ranked firms in the country to source a high-performing, long-term Litigation Legal Assistant to join their close-knit team.

This firm values their support staff as true strategic pieces to the puzzle of their practices. This is great opportunity for someone who wants to work alongside some of the best in the industry and be recognized and rewarded for their hard work.

Here's what to expect!

Key Responsibilities

  • Legal Document Production & Management: Draft pleadings, affidavits of service, motion records, and factums using Automated Civil Litigation (ACL)
  • Court Liaison and Document Filing: Coordinate with court contacts and file documents through the Justice Services Online (JSO) portal
  • Affidavit Coordination: Arrange for the commissioning of affidavits
  • Email and Calendar Management: Maintain a bring forward system and prepare materials proactively
  • Travel Coordination: Organize travel arrangements for conferences and manage related expenses
  • Client File Management & Practice Activities
  • Financial Management: Handle accounts, billing, and accounts receivable
  • Marketing & Business Development Support
  • General Administrative Support
Qualifications

  • Over 3 years of experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant in litigation, or a combination of education and experience
  • Familiarity with litigation-specific documents
  • Experience with scheduling hearings, examinations, and associated processes
  • Knowledge of jurisdictional filings and procedures
  • Proficiency with JSO, ACL, and CaseLines is advantageous
  • Experience in class action lawsuits, investigations, and product liability is beneficial
  • A Law Clerk/Paralegal Diploma is an asset
  • Strong experience in calendar and legal practice management
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to learn and use various software programs utilized by the firm
  • Comfort in a continuous learning environment with ongoing formal and self-learning opportunities
  • Solution-oriented with sound judgment for informed decision-making
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with discretion in handling confidential information
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to producing quality work
  • Professional, responsive, friendly, and capable of building productive relationships

IQ PARTNERS is committed to operating an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and we encourage candidates of every race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience to apply for this position. We’d be happy to provide accommodation for any candidate that requires assistance due to a disability or medical need. Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at [email protected] to discuss specific accommodations.

Job Title:
Litigation Legal Assistant

Location:
Toronto, Ontario

Type:
Permanent / Full Time

Job ID:
#512771
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