WLS639 - Law Clerk

WLS639 - Law Clerk

10 Nov
|
Travelers
|
Toronto

10 Nov

Travelers

Toronto

Company Information



Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That’s Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers – and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.



Target Openings



1



Job Description Summary



Reports to Team Lead/Legal Administrator, assists and supports Counsel in all aspects of litigation preparation. Incumbent works on routine to complex research and inquiries, handles information gathering and maintains logs. Incumbent acquires, analyzes and prepares all documentation during course of file.

Incumbent prepares routine to complex court documents including pleadings, notices, motion records, affidavits and affidavit of Documents. Incumbent may also perform routine administrative tasks. Incumbent performs standard and routine assignments independently to conclusion; unusual problems which may require exceptions to procedures or processes are referred to the supervisor.



Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities



Conducts legal research on specific issues for litigation matters by locating, gathering, compiling and organizing data/documentation.

Analyze statutes, cases and regulations and summarize.

Interpret, draw conclusions from and categorize data/documents to provide written summarizes and memoranda to Counsel.

Drafting of routine to complex pleadings (accident benefit pleadings, defences, third party claims and statement of claims), motion records, notices, releases, affidavits and affidavits of documents.

Conduct investigative fact gathering by witness interviews, researching, inquiring, data/document requests, undertakings and court interrogations.

Organize facts and documentation and prepare responses for Counsel.

Review and analyze reports and records produced by opposing Counsel in response to demands issued by Counsel, and report results to Counsel.

Meet and work with various internal sources, field office personnel, outside Counsel, witnesses, insured clients, experts and others to locate and discuss documents, issues, cases, etc.

Prepare document briefs, exhibits and other demonstrative evidence for use at trial and during course of file.

Work on special projects and/or complex assignments as requested (e.g., audits, technology issues, developing research bank, task forces, internal management reports, etc.)



Minimum Qualifications



Law Clerk diploma or equivalent experience



Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge



College diploma or undergraduate degree, or equivalent

Insurance Defense/Personal Injury experience and automobile litigation experience



Licensing or Certificates



Law Clerk diploma or Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario certificate



Environmental / Work Schedules / Other



Travel Requirements: Travel Occasionally



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement



Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing accommodation to persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation during the recruitment or interview process we will work with you to accommodate your needs.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/17206574/wls639-law-clerk-toronto/?utm_source=html

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