Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

• Handling all administrative duties such as email and calendar management,coordinating meetings, making travel arrangements, etc.

• Preparing and maintaining a bring-forward system, as well as providing appropriate reminders.

• Under legal professional supervision, preparing legal documents and correspondence according to precedents and/or instructions (drafting letters, revising draft documents,and preparing document comparisons).

• Transcribing digital dictation.

• Entering time dockets.

• Liaising with Billing Coordinators for the monthly production of accounts.

• Ensuring all physical and electronic filing is organized and up to date on a regular basis.

• Delegating tasks to, and coordinating with, other administrative departments.

• Providing backup coverage in the absence of other assistants.

• Other duties, as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Experience:

• Completion of a post-secondary Legal Assistant or Law Clerk course.

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in civil and commercial litigation (large firm  experience preferred).

• In-depth understanding of business and legal terminology.

• Strong knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure.

• Solid computer and typing skills; proficiency in MS Office 2010, Excel, Power Point, Adobe Pro, digital dictation, Worksite DMS, etc.

• Experience working with Elite Webview, Worksite DMS, ACL etc.

Job Title:
Litigation Legal Assistant
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Type:
Perm
Salary:
$65,000/year
Job ID:
#5611
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