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Sokoloff Lawyers is a boutique law firm located in Yorkville that specializes in serious personal injuries and accident benefits arising from motor vehicle accidents, long term disability claims and other injury cases. Collectively, Sokoloff Lawyers has been practicing for over 100 years. Our professional team maintains a proven record of excellence and client satisfaction in upholding justice and fair compensation for our clients. Our strength as a firm is directly related to our reputation. Through commitment and dedication, our team is gradually growing. We are seeking to hire a Receptionist to add to our expanding team. Join our team of experienced professionals and start your career today!


Receptionist

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Full time, Salary commensurate with experience

 

We require a personable, service-oriented professional to perform a broad range of clerical duties. Responsibilities shall include but are not limited to; utilizing a multiline switchboard, greeting and directing clients, ordering office supplies, Primafact scanning, and general clerical duties.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a Secondary School Diploma or approved equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum two (2) years clerical/administrative experience in a legal office environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of multi-line switchboard service
  • Demonstrated experience providing administrative support in an environment with a broad variety of administrative and clerical functions
  • Typing speed of 60wpm error free
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional, courteous manner
  • Proficient with MS Office software
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in dealing with difficult situations and/or responding to general enquiries
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize, as needed
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in office environment core competencies, including communication, team work, initiative/self-management, accountability, flexibility and adaptability
  • Demonstrated ability to research/investigate issues and sound decision making skills to resolve problems and or escalate as appropriate
  • Possess an interest in assisting with planning work related events, staff parties, etc.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

Environment

Business/Business casual (Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:30pm)

Our firm offers a very upbeat and friendly environment, full benefits, as well as a fantastic summer schedule.

We are located steps from Bay station.

 

Please forward your resume and cover letter by email to hr@sokoloff.ca. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Sokoloff Lawyers is a boutique law firm located in Yorkville that specializes in serious personal injuries and accident benefits arising from motor vehicle accidents, long term disability claims and other injury cases. Collectively, Sokoloff Lawyers has been practicing for over 100 years. Our professional team maintains a proven record of excellence and client satisfaction in upholding justice and fair compensation for our clients. Our strength as a firm is directly related to our reputation. Through commitment and dedication, our team is gradually growing. We are seeking to hire a Law Clerk to add to our expanding team. Join our team of experienced professionals and start your career today!


Law Clerk – Plaintiff Personal Injury

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Positions: 1
Full time, Salary commensurate with experience
Health & Dental Benefits Provided

 

We require a personable, service-oriented professional to perform a broad range of clerical duties. Responsibilities shall include but are not limited to; utilizing a multiline switchboard, greeting and directing clients, ordering office supplies, Primafact scanning, and general clerical duties.

Job Requirements

  • Preparation and drafting of correspondence and legal documents (including motion records, Statement of Claim, pre-trial/mediation memos, pleadings, affidavits of documents, etc.) for filing and service
  • Managing undertakings and refusals
  • Coordinating document discovery process
  • General file handling and management (on tort files and some Accident Benefits files)
  • Production of files and documents, including preparation of Affidavit of Documents, summaries of productions and discovery briefs
  • Managing calendars (scheduling examinations for discoveries, mediations etc.)
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients in a professional manner
  • Other general duties as required

Qualifications

  • Completion of accredited legal assistant and or law clerk program required
  • 3-5 years’ experience in dealing with Tort matters (plaintiff personal injury or insurance defense experience)
  • Demonstrated experience providing administrative support in an environment with a broad variety of administrative and clerical functions
  • Advanced familiarity with the Rules of Civil Procedure and the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Demonstrated ability to research/investigate issues and sound decision making skills to resolve problems and or escalate as appropriate
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated advanced writing skills to prepare legal correspondence and complete forms
  • Ability to exercise good judgment when dealing with clients
  • Familiarity with Time Matters and Primafact an asset
  • Positive and friendly demeanor
  • Willing and positive towards learning, education, advancing skills and adapting to new responsibilities

Environment

Business/Business casual

 

Please forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to mjavaid@sokoloff.ca. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.