Tort/ AB Clerk

Chagpar & Associates - North York, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Summary

The successful candidate/s should possess the following qualifications:

  • Completion of an accredited Law Clerk and/or Paralegal program
  • 2+ years of law clerk or paralegal experience working with Accident Benefits claims in a personal injury and/or insurance litigation firm with references
  • Proficiency with the Rules of Civil Procedureand/or the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule
  • Experience in trial preparation and dispute resolution processes such as drafting of claims, motion records, legal memoranda, LAT Applications, etc.
  • Scheduling appointments, mediations, pre-hearings, etc.
  • Complete sworn Affidavits of Documents
  • Completion of and compliance with undertakings and statutory declarations
  • Exceptional communication, customer service and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage a large volume of documents, prioritize and meet strict deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Organizing/maintaining lawyer calendar
  • Communicate, as appropriate, with clients, adjusters, counsel, and court officials
  • Submitting various applications, expenses, medicals, etc
  • Assistance with preparing A/B files

Tort Clerk / Paralegal responsibilities will also include assisting counsel with clients’ accident benefits claims and dispute resolution processes.

Job Type / Category

Full time position in a fast paced environment working 37.5 hours per week

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working within Tort or Accident Benefits
  • Ability to work well independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team setting
  • Post-Secondary diploma - legal assistant or law clerk
  • Fast and accurate typing speed (over 60 wpm)
  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, time management skills and great follow through
  • Excellent work ethics and a strong attention to detail
  • You thrive on a fast pace and enjoy working on a variety of files
  • Excellent oral and written communication skill
  • Experience with Primafact is considered an asset
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills

Company Profile

The legal team at CHAGPAR & Associates in Toronto is dedicated to keeping clients informed throughout the process of resolving their legal claims. In addition to providing assertive and steadfast advocacy, we keep our clients engaged with their cases and explain its legal aspects throughout the entire process. We compassionate & strong advocates for the injured. Our experience and commitment to our clients is unwavering. We have the experience that gets the results.

Job Types: Temporary, Contract

Experience:

  • AB: 2 years (Preferred)
  • working within Tort: 2 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Paralegal (Preferred)