Paralegal – Personal Injury/Commercial Litigation

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Paralegal – Personal Injury/Commercial Litigation  

  • Do you want a career in a law firm that rewards you for a commitment to an excellent work product
  • Are you looking for an employer who facilitates a team-working environment?
  • Are you tired of commuting in rush hour traffic to Halifax?
  • Does state-of-the-art Document Management technology interest you?

Position Overview: 

Look no further. BOYNECLARKE LLP is a dynamic, fast-growing Dartmouth law firm. Our Personal Injury Team is looking to hire a dedicated, enthusiastic and organized Paralegal. Core Duties and

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and vetting various records;
  • Conducting legal research;
  • Drafting various pleadings and correspondence, as directed by the file lawyer;
  • Drafting Affidavits Disclosing Documents;
  • Coordinating discoveries, mediations, pre-trial settlement conferences and trials;
  • Preparation of exhibit books;
  • Drafting settlement proposals for lawyer review;
  • Following up with post-discovery undertakings;
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of client/file information within Prolaw as per firm standards;
  • Other duties as required.

 Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Graduate of a Paralegal diploma program or Law degree considered an asset;
  • Previous experience in a legal environment, specifically commercial litigation is preferred;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality;
  • Keen attention to detail and exceptional organization skills;
  • Critical thinking coupled with strong problem solving skills;
  • Ability to adapt communication style to best service a variety of clients;
  • Outstanding computer skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel with the ability to learn new software quickly;
  • Strong time management skills with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple priorities in a demanding work environment;
  • A positive team player.

BOYNECLARKE LLP provides a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, life and dependent life insurance, Group RSP, EAP and Health & Wellness initiatives; salary to be commensurate with experience. We offer a friendly and professional work environment. Our offices are located in Metropolitan Place, 99 Wyse Road in downtown Dartmouth across the street from the Dartmouth Sportsplex. BOYNECLARKE LLP supports equity in employment and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply to our firm. Our website offers more information about our firm. Please reply in confidence to: 

Director of Human Resources BOYNECLARKE LLP
P. O. Box 876 Dartmouth, NS B2Y 3Z5
Fax: (902) 463-7500
hr@boyneclarke.ca
www.boyneclarke.ca

Expiry Date: 
Friday, September 23, 2016