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paralegal


Source: Job Bank

Location

North York, ON
M2K0G3

Salary

$45,000.00 to $70,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by interviewing clients, witnesses and other related parties, assembling documentary evidence, preparing trial briefs, and arranging for trials
  • Co-ordinate administrative services
  • Research records, court files and other legal documents
  • Schedule court trials
  • Arrange pre-trial conferences and hearings
  • Assist lawyers in preparation for mediation and judicial dispute resolutions
  • Draft legal correspondence
  • Explain rights and obligations to defendants
  • Complete and submit documentations for administration of benefits such as pension plans, leaves, share savings, employment and medical insurance

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Resourcefulness

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week

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