Intermediate Personal Injury Law Clerk

Industry
Professional Services
Legal
Location
Ontario
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Intermediate Personal Injury  Law Clerk

Ottawa, Ontario
Reference # AC- 16334

 

Our client is a dynamic, downtown Ottawa law firm, is currently looking for Intermediate Personal Injury Law Clerk to join their firm. They pride themselves on having a collaborative, collegial, creative team, and simply love the law. They are looking to expand their team! They would like to hire an experienced Personal Injury Law Clerk to join their firm. They serve a wide variety of clients, from individuals to international corporations.


Role Description:

  • Strong knowledge in the areas of Tort and Accident Benefits and the ability to deal with matters from file opening to closing; Strong organizational skills, a keen eye for detail, the ability to multi-task, as well as keeping the ball rolling on files
  • The ability to deal with clients and opposing counsel in a professional manner
  • Prepare and draft motion records, Statement of Claim, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings, and affidavits of documents, Bills of Cost, Trial records, Claims, and other required documents
  • Prepare for examinations for discovery, case conferences, mediations, motions, appeals, pre-trial conferences, trials, and mediations/arbitrations and other hearings
  • Handle administrative matters such as coordinating meetings, scheduling court appearances, processing incoming and outgoing correspondence and processing accounts, corresponding with clients and external professionals
  • Initiating the organization of, and management of client files or parts of files – this will include managing electronic files through a document management system
  • Excellent communication skills.

Your Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years of work experience as a Personal Injury Law Clerk
  • Completion of a law clerk program or diploma
  • Strong working knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedure (basic legal concepts, principles and terminology)
  • Very strong technical skills using: Microsoft Office, Document Management software, PC Law, Ghost Practice and/or Soluno, docketing
  • Ability to work closely, and in collaboration with lawyers, other clerks, and staff
  • Able to work and reason independently on client files
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact directly and diplomatically with counsel and other legal professionals outside of the firm, as well as with our clients
  • Strong time management skills (able to prioritize with minimal supervision)
  • Superior attention to detail

 

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For more information, please contact Adam Creaghan, Partner at acreaghan@kbrs.ca or 647-336-1416 or Gauri Mohgaonkar, Recruitment Specialist at gmohgaonkar@kbrs.ca or 613-266-8242. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Gauri Mohgaonkar know.


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