Paralegal (Personal Injury Firm)

Full-time, Permanent
Avenue & Wilson
Posted 2 weeks ago

Rate: $40k – 60k/year

Location: Avenue & Wilson

Hours: 37.5/week

Type: Full-time; permanent

Company Profile

Legal team in North York 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 are compassionate & strong advocates for the injured. Our experience and commitment to our clients is unwavering. We have the experience that gets the results.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

  • Paralegal license
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working within Tort or Accident Benefits
  • Ability to work well independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team setting

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of personal injury experience working with Accident Benefits claims in a personal injury and/or insurance litigation firm (Must)
  • Licensed Paralegal
  • 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
  • Experience handling files from beginning to end
  • Experienced in settling claims
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and maintain high attention to detail
  • Settlement negotiation: 3 years
  • Proficient in the use of Primafact and Tracument

Responsibilities:

  • Handling work proactively on file from intake to resolution
  • Completing forms and preparing summaries, applications and settlement proposals
  • Negotiate settlements
  • Handle LAT case conferences independently
  • Prepare for LAT hearing
  • Paralegal responsibilities will also include assisting counsel with clients’ accident benefits claims and dispute resolution processes.

Skills:

  • Fast and accurate typing speed (over 60 wpm)
  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • PC Law experience working on accounts
  • 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

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