Lawyer

November 21 2021
Industries Legal
Categories Legal, Paralegal, Civil law, Legal, Paralegal
Toronto, ON

De Sa & Associates is a firm specializing in plaintiff side Personal Injury Law. We focus on mutual respect and dedication to our clients. You will be working in our North York location as an Associate Lawyer.

Responsibilities and Duties

· Oversees all aspects of tort claims

· Handling work proactively on file from intake to resolution

· Work cooperatively within a team structure

· Identify files ready for settlement discussions or appropriate to prepare for settlement conferences

· Reviews, analyzes, and assesses all incoming medical and other productions

· Effectively track deadlines and timelines

· Communicating with team members and clients to ensure that all documents are in order and the file is up to date

· Oversee the paralegals and legal assistants

· Review of some AB LAT documentation

· Occasional assistance with AB settlement

· Responsible for ongoing review and management of files, assignment of tasks, with assistance from paralegals and legal assistants

· Responsible for assigning tasks to the production department

· Preparing clients and attending all examinations for discovery, motions, mediations, etc.

· Drafting settlement proposals and negotiating settlements

· Other duties as assigned

Requirements

· 2-5 years of handling personal injury files

· Strong attention to detail and accuracy

· Very strong knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedures/SABS/LAT

· Comply with all firm policies and procedures

· Willing to assume full ownership over all assigned work

· Experienced in handling files from beginning to end

· Experienced in settling claims

· Ability to deal effectively and pleasantly at all times with colleagues, clients and 3rd parties

· Strong time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks

· Superior communication skills, both verbal and written

· Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment while maintaining superb organizational skills

· Knowledge of Outlook and Word with ability to learn additional software applications with ease

· Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere.

· Exude a positive attitude

· Willing to learn new material

We cover:

CPDs

Annual Dues

Lawpro Insurance

Eligible for benefits after probation period

Contract length: 12 months

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $75,000.00-$100,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
masks, physical distancing, temperature checks

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