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Junior Paralegal

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
4 days ago


Junior Paralegal

Our client is a dynamic law firm located in Downtown Vancouver who is looking for a Junior Personal Injury Paralegal to join their fast-paced environment. You will be working directly with the clients during the intake process. You will be working closely with a professional team.  Our client prides itself on have a fun but challenging work environment that requires someone who is enthusiastic and result-oriented.  

Who you are!

You are a newly qualified Paralegal with exceptional analytical, communication and customer service skills. You have the ability to see and understand the big picture. The ideal candidate must be reliable and have the ability to work independently and within a team. A strong work ethic and initiative will go far in this environment.

The Role

The successful candidate must have completed a recognised paralegal program and practicum with previous administrative and customer service experience. You must have exceptional customer service skills for this position, as a major part of this role is dealing directly with the client. Due to the sensitivity of the information you will be recording, you must be discreet and sensitive to the clients. It is important you have knowledge of Amicus Attorney, PC Law and Primafact Imaging Software.

Where is it based?

Downtown Vancouver

Responsibilities

  • Conduct client intake meetings and initialize file openings
  • Document management (requesting, reviewing, summarizing and following up)
  • Researching case law
  • Assisting counsel in preparing for examinations for discovery and Trials, including obtaining relevant information/documentation
  • Coordinating with support staff and resources as instructed
  • Vetting clinical records
  • Conducting legal research
  • Conduct BC Online searches
  • Review Defence requests
  • Assisting with Chambers and trial preparation
  • Set up Case Planning Conferences and prepare the necessary materials for same
  • Analyze economic losses and request economist reports
  • Prepare Replies to Demands for Particulars
  • Manage client concerns and questions throughout the legal process

 

Must Haves

  • Certificate or diploma from a recognized Paralegal program or work experience and currently working towards certification
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience as a paralegal working in a personal injury firm
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Excellent  ability to multi-task, prioritize, organize and be detail-oriented
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with a high degree of discretion and tact
  • Good knowledge of Amicus Attorney, PC Law, Primafact Imaging Software, MS Word, Excel and Outlook

Beneficial Qualifications

  •  Certificate or diploma from a recognized Paralegal program
  •  1 – 2 years’ experience in a similar role

 

Timeline for this role

ASAP

What’s in it for you?

This organization prides itself on providing and encouraging career growth and training opportunities.

Is this you?

Please apply online @ http://www.expertrecruiters.com/search-jobs/ with your resume and cover letter to the attention of Darcia Bower, Managing Director, quoting reference #2545-D, if you have already met a member of our team and are interested in this role please call or email us asap. 


Expert Recruiters locally established staffing and consulting firm with a national reach; established in 1999 by its Managing Director Darcia Bower, who has over 20 years’ experience helping clients and candidates reach their goals. Expert Recruiters takes great pride in providing a more personal, boutique style staffing and recruitment agency experience. From the moment you walk through the door, you’ll recognize that Expert Recruiters provides a warm and welcoming environment for both our candidates and our clients, with all of our applications treated with the strictest of confidence.

 

Category
Administrative Legal