Current Opportunities

Legal Assistant - Litigation

About Us

Lipman, Zener & Waxman Professional Corporation

We strive every day to surpass our clients' expectations by understanding their needs and providing strategic and straightforward advice. We are fully engaged and responsive and ensure that every matter receives the highest quality of work and commitment.

We represent financial institutions, secured and unsecured lenders, trustees, receivers and debtors, developers and builders, insurers, private corporations, individuals, and finance companies throughout all areas of banking and financing, restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency matters, residential and commercial real estate, insurance defense, corporate and commercial law and litigation matters.

At LZW, we advocate for the interests of our clients and provide our clients with the straightforward and honest advice they need. We have cultivated strong, long-lasting personable relationships with our clients and our team will always exceed a client’s expectations.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced litigation law firm considered a strong asset.
  • Preparation of documents connected to the litigation process considered a strong asset.
  • Preparation of accounts considered a strong asset.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong technical skills with proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Experience with Worldox and Soluno is a definite asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail.
  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills are required.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Law Clerks with a busy and demanding litigation practice.
  • Complete open file procedures which include running standard searches and organizing client documents.
  • Assist Law Clerks with preparing and completing all necessary litigation documentation such as motion records, pleadings, notices, affidavits, etc.
  • Preparing, compiling, serving and filing court documents.
  • Communicate professionally with all internal and external parties.
  • Assist with invoicing procedures and compiling pre-bills.
  • Practice Management, including appointment scheduling and diarizing deadlines.
  • Ensure all filing is organized and up to date daily, both physical and electronic.
  • Preparing and sending out registered mail.
  • Provide coverage for the Office and Record Specialist.

Inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $50,000.00 per year

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Legal Assistant - Personal Injury & Insurance Defence

About Us

Lipman, Zener & Waxman Professional Corporation

We strive every day to surpass our clients' expectations by understanding their needs and providing strategic and straightforward advice. We are fully engaged and responsive and ensure that every matter receives the highest quality of work and commitment.

We represent financial institutions, secured and unsecured lenders, trustees, receivers and debtors, developers and builders, insurers, private corporations, individuals, and finance companies throughout all areas of banking and financing, restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency matters, residential and commercial real estate, insurance defense, corporate and commercial law and litigation matters.

At LZW, we advocate for the interests of our clients and provide our clients with the straightforward and honest advice they need. We have cultivated strong, long-lasting personable relationships with our clients and our team will always exceed a client’s expectations.

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience with dictation
  • 2-3 years experience in docketing
  • Caselines experience required
  • Preparation of documents connected to litigation
  • Preparation of accounts
  • Superior typing skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team-oriented environment
  • Strong technical skills with proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Experience with Worldox and Soluno a definite asset
  • Experience working with insurance defence and/or personal injury a definite asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Law Clerk with a busy and demanding insurance defence and personal injury practice
  • Assist Law Clerks with preparing and completing all necessary litigation documentation such as motion records, pleadings, notices, affidavits, etc.
  • Transcribe dictation independently with speed and accuracy
  • Proficiency with Soluno and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Communicate professionally with all external clients
  • Ensure all filing is organized and up to date on a daily basis, both physical and electronic
  • Handle administrative details with respect to calendar management, client meetings, accounting, closing files and docketing
  • Completing not-one-in-the-same letters for the firm
  • Assist other Law Clerks and Lawyers within the firm as additional support when required
  • Work as the back-up to the Office & Records Specialist, which includes but is not limited to opening new files, closing files, completing mail, ordering couriers and managing requests in the support email inbox

Inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $50,000.00 per year

 

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