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Legal Assistant

Cuming & Gillespie is one of Canada’s premier Personal Injury and Plaintiff litigation firms who are committed to providing top superior legal service to our clients. We are a growing firm that offers an organized and quality work environment. Our firm demands a high level of work from all of our lawyers and staff and take pride in what we do and the people we represent.

Cuming & Gillespie is seeking a Senior Legal Assistant for a full time position.  The ideal candidate must have a minimum 5 years of general Litigation experience, highly motivated and reliable. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in Personal Injury, although not an asset..

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with assigned lawyer and manage day to day correspondence and communication with clients.
  • Scheduling of all meetings and medical appointments as required for clients.
  • Coordination of Questionings and Mediations
  • Preparation of letters and legal documents on all assigned files as directed
  • Drafting Statements of Claim, Affidavits and preparing various court documents for filing and Service
  • Managing Diarization of files using Remindex and Esilaw software
  • Arrangement of all client files using Primafact
  • Preparation of Affidavit of Records
  • Organizing binders and documents for Questionings and Mediations
  • Other duties as required by lawyer

Qualifications:

  • Certificate/Diploma in Legal Assistant program from a recognized post-secondary institute
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess strong attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

For more information on Cuming & Gillespie please visit our website www.cglaw.ca

We thank all applicants responding to this position; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Administrative Assistant/Document Processing

Cuming & Gillespie is one of Canada’s premier Personal Injury and Plaintiff litigation firms who are committed to providing top quality legal service to our clients. We are a growing firm that offers an organized and quality work environment. Our firm demands superior work from all of our lawyers and staff and take pride in what we do and the people we represent.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing administrative and clerical support to all Lawyers, Assistants and staff as required with the capacity to prioritize.
  • Reception support, answering incoming calls with ability to understand and direct calls with clarity.
  • Assisting with administration duties including opening and distributing mail, faxing and couriers throughout the day as well as vacation coverage.
  • Interacting and greeting clients on the phone and in person.
  • Manage and process all incoming/outgoing documents and correspondence with electronic and paper systems following existing firm procedures with designated software.
  • Maintain clean work environment in Boardrooms, Kitchens and Copy Room.

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an office administration related role
  • Strong solid knowledge of MS Word,  Excel, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat
  • Exceptional organizational skills and demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment
  • Take initiative, multitask and prioritize tasks

 

For more information about Cuming & Gillespie, please visit our website www.cglaw.ca

Submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to jennifer@cglaw.ca

We thank all applicants responding to this position; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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