James Wilson
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Litigation Legal Assistant - New March 2023
We are currently seeking to hire a Litigation Legal Assistant with 2-4 years of experience in insurance defence.

The successful candidate will have:
• At least 2 - 4 years of direct experience in civil insurance defence litigation;
• Legal Assistant or Law Clerk Diploma from a recognized College;
• Solid knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and Rules of the Small Claims Court;
• Experience using CaseLines and on-line court filing;
• Advanced knowledge and skill in grammar, spelling and punctuation;
• Fast and accurate typing speed;
• Strong communication skills both verbal and written;
• Resourceful individual who takes initiative;
• Strong proofreading and attention to detail;
• Exceptional organizational and prioritization abilities;
• Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills;
• Ability to work well in a team as well as with minimum supervision when required;
• Considers themselves a team player who works well under pressure;
• Is time conscious and deadline oriented;
• Strong technical skills and proficient in Microsoft Office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Transcribing material by written means or dictation;
• Drafting correspondence and reports;
• Compiling motion records;
• Scheduling examinations, mediations,
• Compiling documents and organizing files including preparation of court materials;
• Researching information and summarizing findings to professional;
• Briefing and updating files;
• Obtaining productions from opposing counsel and third parties;
• Drafting Release and Settlement Disclosure Notice;
• Obtaining Dismissal Orders;
• Arranging for and reviewing medical documentation;
• Trial preparation;
• Other duties as required.

Candidates who meet the above qualifications are asked to email a cover letter and their resume, including the job title in the subject line, to: Patricia Colosimo, Office Manager pcolosimo@jwbarristers.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
Litigation Associate – Toronto - New January 2023
James Wilson Barristers Professional Corporation, a boutique Toronto Insurance Defence Litigation Firm, is looking to add to our professional team.

We are looking for an intermediate litigation lawyer with insurance defence experience to add to the firm's existing expertise. Lawyers with 3-5 years of experience are welcome to apply.

The successful candidate will manage their own litigation files and assist senior counsel as necessary. You will handle claims involving fires, property damage, fraud, automobile accidents, personal injury, insurance coverage disputes, product liability, construction claims, equipment breakdown, etc. The individual will also be responsible for writing analyses of decisions and legislation and written materials for client presentations.

Defence experience in the areas of tort, coverage, property and casualty defence work is required. As well as the ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks on schedule and have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in the Courtroom would be an asset.

Confident and motivated individuals with initiative will find this a collegial atmosphere with competitive remuneration. We focus on client service, are committed to excellence and deliver high-quality advice and advocacy on behalf of insurers and commercial clients.

Candidates who meet the above qualifications are asked to email their cover letter and resume to: Patricia Colosimo, Office Manager pcolosimo@jwbarristers.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
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