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Senior ICBC Paralegal

Reference ID: 1018

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Legal

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Our client is among the leading construction and insurance law firms in Canada with a long-standing reputation as one of the foremost in dispute resolution. The firm has doubled in size in the last 10 years and now has almost 50 lawyers and 85 staff. During this growth, the firm has added corporate law, labour & employment law, and immigration to its legal services.

The firm is currently looking for a Senior ICBC Paralegal to join their team. The position requires 5 to 10+ years’ experience and the successful candidate will need to qualify for an ICBC Billing Number.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all aspects of files including but not limited to:
  • Monitors and diarizes limitation dates;
  • Drafts, files, and serves pleadings, motions, and application materials;
  • Completes chambers and trial preparation;
  • Interviews clients to determine scope and validity of claim;
  • Documents proof of claim;
  • Manages file progression including obtaining relevant documentation and managing settlement process;
  • Maintains file lists and reports to lawyers;
  • Maintains client damage lists;
  • Reviews and summarizes medical and rehabilitation records;
  • Prepares correspondence and a variety of legal documents and ensures compliance with Rules of Court;
  • Summarizes discoveries;
  • Conducts research of records, court files and other legal documents;
  • Assembles documentary evidence for trials;
  • Maintains a well-organized work environment and implements efficient processes that minimizes lawyers’ administrative load and ensures ease of reference to firm’s documents.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE

  • 5-10+ years’ paralegal experience;
  • Paralegal certificate from an accredited program;
  • Previous personal injury defense experience;
  • Superior organizational/document management skills with a strong attention to detail;
  • Experience billing through ICBC and time tracking;
  • Exceptional aptitude for software and systems;
  • Advanced knowledge of database management;
  • General litigation experience would be an asset.

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:

  • Strong research and legal analysis skills;
  • Excellent ability to manage work responsibly in an unstructured environment;
  • The ability to act independently, confidently, and make judgment calls and recommendations;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Sound business judgment including the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information;
  • Strong critical thinking skills and a high level of initiative;
  • Proactive approach to problem solving;
  • A proven ability to prioritize multiple assignments;
  • The ability to work collaboratively and support a team environment;
  • A strong orientation towards delivering a superior standard of service;
  • A proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment;
  • Computer knowledge including: MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Internet, Case Management and Time tracker software.

A competitive salary and benefits package together with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We offer an annual education/tuition reimbursement program, fitness subsidy, and ongoing educational “Lunch & Learn” seminars as part of our employee experience program.

If this sounds like the perfect position for you please apply directly to this posting, or to [email protected] referencing job#1018. Not interested? Check out our website we update jobs daily. While we thank all that apply only those being considered will be contacted.

 
Thank you for applying with Arlyn! 


Posted: November 14, 2017
Closes:January 13, 2018