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SW Legal Services Associate Paralegal Contract in Newmarket, ON

SW Legal Services

Branch Newmarket ON CA

Position:
Associate Paralegal
Location:
Newmarket, ON

P1 license in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada, minimum 2-3 years of experience as a Paralegal preferred;…

Job Summary

Immediate Associate position available

Duties:

  • You will be required to represent clients in court with various types of matters. The majority will be defence of Provincial Offences and criminal set dates, however, you may also be asked to attend Landlord and Tenant Board hearings, and Motions and Settlement Conferences in Small Claims Court;
  • File documents at court and review disclosure upon receipt;
  • Provide excellent customer service and prompt follow up with clients;
  • Conduct client meetings and feel confident in consulting and retaining new clients;
  • Various follow ups with courts and other representatives;
  • Document preparation such as drafting claims, defences, motions, and other applications;

Qualifications:

  • P1 license in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada, minimum 2-3 years of experience as a Paralegal preferred;
  • Experience with Provincial Offences;
  • Knowledge of Small Claims Court procedures and practices;
  • Strong administrative skills relating to paper or electronic record keeping;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Experience in sales with the ability to build and maintain client relationships;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to maintain critical deadlines;
  • Skilled in problem solving and conflict resolution;
  • Experience with Landlord and Tenant, Human Rights, Employment law and other matters within the scope of practice is an asset;
  • Valid driver’s license and access to your own vehicle is a must. You must have the ability to travel throughout the GTA, sometimes on short notice;

This is an Associate position. You will have the ability to make a significant living if you put the time and effort into it. You will be required to generate new sales on top of any work that is provided to you. Each associate is provided with a sales quota that must be met each month. We will provide you with the tools and environment to be extremely successful in this business.

Job Type: Contract

Required experience:

  • Paralegal: 2 years

Required license or certification:

  • Para

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Newmarket, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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