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Legal Assistant

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191 The West Mall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M9C 5L6
full-time . June 24, 2024

Description

About Us

Established in 1981, Pace Law Firm has dedicated itself to achieving positive changes in clients’ lives by representing them effectively in navigating the legal process, while also redefining the client experience. Today, Pace Law remains dedicated to upholding its signature “client-first” brand. With 150 legal professionals in six offices, our firm serves its clients in over 38 languages.

We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Legal assistant to join our team (Personal Injury). In this role, you will be responsible for providing legal and administrative assistance to the Team’s lawyers and other staff. You will be expected to use your knowledge of legal practices and procedures to ensure that all work is done accurately and efficiently and in accordance with the firm’s conduct.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Review intake forms and create file opening memos.
  • Create and maintain various charts such as the Medical Brief Index, Production List, and Undertaking Chart.
  • Request and manage all necessary medical, liability, and employment documentation.
  • Review, scan, and address incoming mail.
  • Provide AB (Accident Benefits) and Tort Adjusters with timely and relevant documentation.
  • Diarize all denials and manage corresponding deadlines.
  • Communicate professionally with clients, witnesses, and opposing counsel.
  • Assist in investigating cases, reviewing medical records, and interviewing witnesses.

Qualifications

  • 2 - 3 years of experience
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Knowledge of OCF Forms.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other legal software
  • Familiarity with case management software and e-filing systems
  • Collaborative mindset and ability to work independently

Benefits

  • Extended Healthcare
  • Health Spending Account
  • On-site parking
  • Bonus Pay

Pace Law firm is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. If you require any accommodation during the application process, please contact HR at Hr@pacelawfirm.com.

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