Law Clerk

  • Whitten
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct 01, 2021
Remote Law Clerk Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Legal Job description

We are looking for an experienced Legal Assistant /Law Clerk to assist 2 lawyers in our downtown Toronto law firm. We are looking for a candidate with incredible customer service, administrative and organizational skills, the ability to work as part of a team, and the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years recent legal assistant experience (litigation experience is a must);
  • Knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of the Small Claims Court and HRTO Rules of Procedure is a must;
  • Impeccable interpersonal and communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and comfortably with clients, team members, and counsel through phone, email and in person;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Must work independently with little supervision;
  • Well organized, quick learner and proactive professional with a positive attitude and ability to prioritize tasks, workload and time;
  • Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), Internet and PC Law/Soluno (or any similar legal software);
  • Legal Assistant/ Law Clerk or Paralegal Diploma is a must.

Responsibilities and tasks, but not limited to:

  • Providing administrative and legal support to two lawyers;
  • Proofreading, drafting, editing and preparing legal documents and correspondence (including motion records, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings, affidavits of documents, etc.);
  • Filing, photocopying, scanning, faxing, etc.;
  • Opening and closing files;
  • Communicating with clients, court, and counsel;
  • Maintaining calendar for lawyers;
  • Booking meetings, court appearances, consultations;
  • Tracking deadlines and maintaining a follow-up system;
  • Assisting with reception duties;
  • Other administrative duties as required.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Practice Area(s)

Employment Law