Overview

Desjardins Articling Student Full Time in Greater Toronto Area, ON

Desjardins

Branch Greater Toronto Area ON CA

Position:
Articling Student
Location:
Greater Toronto Area, ON

Travels via commercial transportation or driving to job related activities. We value and respond to the many competing priorities in your lives so you can focus…

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The articling student will support the Legal Counsel team of the North York Claims Legal Counsel office of the Desjardins Insurance Group.
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Analyze and summarize medical, vocational and financial information in support of counsel.
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Assist in drafting pleadings, affidavit of documents, pre-trial and trial briefs.
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Support counsel at trial, arbitrations and discovery hearings.
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Appear on behalf of clients in courts in uncontested and simple contested matters.

      Qualifications
      EDUCATION & TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
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      Qualified as specified by the Law Society of Upper Canada to serve as an articling student as part of the Law Society Bar Admission Program
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      Strong academic credentials
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      Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, Internet and Quick Law research tool
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      An advanced level of English is required, both written and verbal.
      NON-TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
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      Interpersonal skills
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      Time Management & Organizational Skills
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      Sound Judgment & Timely Decision Making
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      Attention to Detail
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      Accountability
      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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      This is a 10 month contract position.
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      This position will support the State Farm brand in Canada
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      Travels via commercial transportation or driving to job related activities
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      This position may be contingent upon successful complete of a credit and criminal background check.
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      May work irregular hours because of workload and nature of the work.
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      This position will officially close on August 5, 2015. Until this position is filled it will be available for viewing purposes.
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      Desjardins supports diversity in the workplace and promotes an open and inclusive work environment. We value and respond to the many competing priorities in your lives so you can focus on what you do best – put clients first.
      REPORTS TO : Manager , OAW Claims Legal Counsel
      Number of Openings : 1

      or proceed with Standard Application Form.

      Employment Type: Full Time
      Location: Toronto, ON, CA
      Posted on: 2015-07-30
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