Legal Assistant - Litigation

  • Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Jan 24, 2020
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary

Job Description

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP is a mid-sized business law firm with approximately 240 support staff and lawyers. Our firm successfully balances high standards of professionalism with a congenial and flexible work environment for our staff and lawyers. We are committed to delivering responsive, quality service, advice and technical expertise. We seek support staff that strive for excellence, are committed to client service and enjoy working as part of a team.

Our firm has an immediate opening for an Intermediate Legal Assistantfor our litigation group. The successful candidate will have a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience in commercial litigation, is a self-starter, can work independently and as part of a team and has knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure.

T*he duties and responsibilities of the Intermediate Legal Assistant include: *

  • Dicta-typing; filing; keeping lawyers' calendars updated; updating internal database; scheduling examinations for discovery and other appointments
  • Drafting correspondence and pleadings
  • Preparing court forms, Affidavits of Documents, Undertakings, and other documents
  • Opening and closing files; entering dockets; preparing accounts
  • File organization
  • Communicating with clients and third parties

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5+ years' commercial litigation experience
  • Excellent computer skills including experience with 2013 MS Word, ACL, Legal Essence
  • Proficient in Rules of Civil Procedure and Court forms
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Conscientious with attention to detail
  • A Professional demeanor

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP offers a congenial work environment, competitive salary and benefits. We look forward to meeting the successful candidate and having a long-term professional relationship. We are looking for either an immediate or an early 2019 start.

We thank all applicants who apply by way of the clear legal job board for their interest and advise that only those under consideration will be contacted. No agencies please.

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP is committed to a diverse workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

No Agencies Please

Practice Area(s)

Litigation

Experience

3-5 years