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Articling Students for 2021-2022

POSITION DETAILS

Articling Type: Full-Time
Location: Toronto, ON
Term: 2021 – 2022
Areas of Law: Personal Injury Civil Litigation - Plaintiff
Weekly Salary: TBD

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking articling students who are motivated and passionate about civil litigation and personal injury law.

We offer a hands-on articling experience with exposure to all facets of litigation.

This includes:

  • Assisting counsel with pleadings, research, motions, factums, and trial preparation;
  • Liaising with clients on a regular basis, preparing updated client reports throughout litigation;
  • Meeting with potential new clients for investigative purposes;
  • Corresponding with insurance adjusters and/or Defence counsel;
  • Undertaking legal research, preparing memoranda, and case summaries;
  • Provide supervisory input where required;
  • Attending court when necessary (i.e. Motions, Trial Scheduling, Assignment Court);
  • Accompanying counsel at Examinations for Discovery and Mediations;
  • Undertaking any other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • A track record of academic excellence
  • Demonstration of leadership skills and initiative, as well as the ability to collaborate effectively with others
  • A results-oriented focus and the ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Demonstration of the ability to effectively manage several projects simultaneously
  • Strong verbal communication skills; ability to influence and communicate effectively across the company and externally at all levels
  • Strong analytical, research and problem solving skills, with a keen eye for detail
  • Proven ability to work in a complex, regulated corporate environment
  • Superior writing skills, including the ability to compile information from research, case files or verbal direction, in order to draft documentation
  • Proficient with the use of information technology tools such as Microsoft Office, PCLaw
  • The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding Lee & Associates’ firm value

APPLICATION DETAILS

Please submit a cover letter, resume, law school and undergrad transcripts, letters of reference (if any), and writing samples with your application. Applications must be compiled into a single PDF document.

CONTACT DETAILS

Annie Kwok
Office Manager
akwok@leeassociates.ca
(416) 782-8168 ext. 888



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