Litigation Clerk



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Halifax, NS - (CAN) 1718 Argyle Street Suite 230 NS Halifax , NS - B3J 3N6 Phone : 902-422-1373



Job Description

Manpower is currently recruiting for a Litigation Clerk for a well-established company in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. This is a company, who prides themselves on providing superior service and goes the extra mile for their clients and is looking for someone who has a high attention to detail, friendly demeanor and has the same view on the importance of service and hard work as the company. This is a 6 month contract starting ASAP offering a competitive salary. The Litigation Clerk would be responsible for supporting one lawyer in handling of insurance defense litigation matters as well as the day-to-day file management.

Responsibilities of the successful candidate:

- Preparation and drafting of correspondence and legal documents (motion records, affidavit of documents, affidavits, pre-trial/mediation memos, cost outlines, bill of costs, subpoenas, summons to witness, consent and dismissal orders, responses by insurer to an application for arbitration, document briefs); ensuring all appropriate documents and forms are filed with the court in accordance with the

- Compilation of books of authorities/factums

- Preparing and following up with requests for productions and undertakings

- Summarizing discovery notes, transcripts, economic loss and medical reports

- Arranging investigations/surveillance, including preparing various instruction letters to investigators

- Arranging independent medical examinations, including drafting and preparing the medical briefs

- Dicta-typing; filing; keeping lawyer's calendar updated; and updating internal database

- Requisitioning cheques

- Maintaining file organization

- Booking travel; including flights, cars and hotels as needed

- Ensure integrity of information in matter MANAGER applications

- Liaise between counsel, external parties, and claims operations

Experience/Skills Required:

- Minimum of 5+ years of legal assistant and law clerk experience in an insurance defense or personal injury litigation environment

- Excellent computer skills including experience with MS Word and Outlook

- Proficient in the Civil Procedure Rules and Court forms

- Customer-service oriented with superb communication skills

- Excellent organizational skills

- Attention to detail with a desire to take initiative

- Able to work independently with minimal direction and as part of a team

- Mature work ethic and good sense of humor

Manpower offers associates valuable work experience, opportunities for training & development, and professional advice. Manpower also has great perks for associates including discounts on hotels, home & auto insurance, apparel, and much more!

ManpowerGroup recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At ManpowerGroup, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs.

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