Legal Assistant

  • ICBC
  • Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
  • Apr 12, 2020
Full time Law Clerk Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary

Job Description

ICBC is committed to delivering consistently high quality customer service to all British Columbians. If you are interested in

receiving a competitive salary, doing meaningful work, contributing to an inclusive and respectful workplace and are a

responsible and reliable team member, we invite you to apply to join us at ICBC. Drive your career with us.

ICBC is committed to being an inclusive employer, one that reflects the diversity of the people and communities of British

Columbia.

Legal Assistant Litigation (Temporary - Abbotsford)

Job Title: Legal Assistant Litigation Reference Number: 113277

Location: Abbotsford Employment Type: Temporary Full Time

Hours of Work: 7.5 hr Day Shift (M-F) Posted Date: 2020/04/08

Position Highlights

We face many unprecedented challenges in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak and ICBC is working hard to ensure our

recruitment process continues. First and foremost is the health of our employees and candidates.

  • We are conducting our interviews via video.
  • Testing is online.
  • Start dates can be negotiated so we ask that candidates do not give notice until they feel absolutely safe in doing so.
  • The Recruitment Specialist will discuss these options during the initial phone screen.

Claims Legal Services has an excellent 14 month maternity leave coverage for a Legal Assistant Litigation in our Abbotsford

office. You will contribute to the success of ICBC as we work to provide the legal defence of personal injury and other lawsuits

against ICBC and its insured. You will provide legal administrative support to one or more lawyers as required.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing legal documentation (eg. Drafting Responses and Lists of Documents) and correspondence, as well as

organizing flow of information between interested parties.

  • Preparing and maintaining necessary file information and documentation.
  • Organizing case files and arranging appointments and court dates.
  • Handling calls which do not require a lawyer’s attention.
  • Maintaining an extensive “bring forward” system.

Position Requirements

  • Legal Secretary’s Diploma or Certificate
  • 1 to 2 years related experience in progressively responsible legal secretarial positions involving the preparation of legal

documents

  • Thorough knowledge of litigation procedures and legal terminology
  • Familiarity with BC Supreme Court Civil Rules and Small Claims Rules, Court Registry procedures, parts of the Motor Vehicle

Act, Insurance (Vehicle) Act and claims procedures pertaining to personal injury litigation

  • Superior knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic
  • Ability to prioritize, adapt to changing demands and complete multiple concurrent tasks in an environment of tight deadlines
  • Superior interpersonal and judgment skills
  • Keyboarding speed of 50wpm
  • Knowledge of relevant computer applications to produce legal correspondence and documents, and ability to learn software related to the job
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