Position title
Personal Injury Paralegal (Plaintiff)
Description

Our client is looking for a legal assistant who has at least 2 years of experience in personal injury law, acting on behalf of the Plaintiff.

We are looking for someone seeking a new opportunity in a small, fast-paced firm, located outside of the downtown core.

 

Knowledge/Experience   

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and Outlook);    
  • Excellent at file management, proofreading and scheduling appointments;    
  • Strong attention to detail;    
  • Ability to work independently and to multi-task and prioritize;    
  • The individual we are looking for should be very well organized and accustom to and excel at working in a fast-paced environment;  
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with the ability to work under pressure with a busy practice;    
  • The ideal candidate must speak, read and write English fluently.    

 

Legal Specific   

  • Graduated with a legal assistant diploma at an accredited school;   
  • At least 2 years of Personal Injury (Plaintiff) experience;   
  • You should be able to work independently with a high volume of files;  
  • Be comfortable independently drafting pleadings such as Statements of Claim;   writing correspondence;  requesting and following up on medical records;   complete undertakings with little instruction; and independently prepare and follow up with requests for productions;   
  • Familiar with reminder or limitation systems for deadline dates;   
  • Experience performing Court searches, scheduling various applications, questionings and court dates;   
  • Familiar coordinating independent medical examinations and retention of experts;  
  • Liaise between counsel, external parties, and insurance companies;  
  • Understand basic accounting principles and are familiar with legal accounting software such as Aderant, PCLaw or EsiLaw.  

 

Only qualified paralegals will be contacted. 

 

Employment Type
Full-time
Industry
Personal Injury (Plaintiff)
Job Location
Calgary
Date posted
December 2, 2019
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Position: Personal Injury Paralegal (Plaintiff)

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