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Senior ICBC Paralegal

Job ID: 6604

Level: Senior

Description:

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We are currently assisting our client, a leading construction and insurance law firm, with a long-standing reputation, recruit a permanent, full-time senior ICBC paralegal.

 

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.

 

Key Compensation

 

Our client offers:

- a competitive salary and benefits package together with opportunities for personal and professional growth;

- annual education/tuition reimbursement program, fitness subsidy; and

- ongoing educational “Lunch & Learn” seminars as part of its employee experience program.

Interested candidates please forward your resume to info@evalee.ca.