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Paralegal - Plaintiff PI

Job ID: 6696

Level: Intermediate

Description:

We are assisting our client located in Downtown, Vancouver in recruiting an experienced Paralegal (preferably with personal injury experience to join their plaintiff personal injury group). This position offers an excellent work environment and the chance to further develop your skills and experience with a highly regarded firm.

They are seeking a Paralegal with 3-5 years of experience to join their growing plaintiff personal injury team.  They are seeking a team player who is proactive, able to handle a busy workload, and who has a keen eye for detail.

Job Description:

Document management:

  • Organizing large groups of documents
  • Analyzing documents for relevance, for producible and privileged purposes
  • Listing documents and serving on appropriate parties
  • Receiving, reviewing, analyzing, organizing opposing parties’ documents
  • Receiving, organizing and summarizing clinical records

Pleadings:

  • Drafting pleadings where appropriate – including Statements of Defence, Third Party Notices, Chambers applications, etc.

Reviewing Discovery transcripts and obtaining answers to outstanding requests

IMEs:

  • Advising lawyer on which specialist to use in personal injury cases. Setting up appointment and providing specialist with all relevant documentation.

Mediations:

  • Preparing mediation brief and outline, if applicable

Miscellaneous:

  • Providing general assistance to the lawyer dependent on the lawyer’s needs. It can include drafting correspondence on lawyer’s behalf, tracking the status of the lawyer’s files, doing court searches.

Legal Research:

  • Quantum research and other research as requested by lawyer

Qualifications:

  • Paralegal diploma
  • As required, relevant experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills

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