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Paralegal – ICBC Defence

Posted: May 24, 2018 Company: Swadden & Company
Address: 1401 - 808 Nelson Street Postal Code: V6Z 2H2
Location: Contact: Paul Harden
Phone: 604-630-4355 Fax: 604-687-4158
E-mail: pharden@swadden.com Website:

Swadden & Company is a downtown Vancouver law firm of 20 lawyers. Our firm’s main area of practice is personal injury defence work, and our main client is the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. All of our lawyers and paralegals carry on a substantial insurance defence practice. We are currently seeking to fill a full-time paralegal position.  This paralegal will work with two of our lawyers on ICBC defence files.

Our firm is forward-thinking, technologically advanced, and maintains a relaxed work environment. We have been paperless since 2009, and all of our lawyers and paralegals have the ability to work from home. We work in teams consisting of two lawyers, one paralegal, and one LAA. Our salary range for paralegals is between $74,000 and $86,000 per annum, depending on experience, and there is an opportunity to earn a bonus quarterly. We pay for parking or transit costs and provide group benefits.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reviewing initial file material

Preparing pleadings, Lists of Documents, and applications

Summarizing clinical and other records

Dealing with incoming correspondence and monitoring BFs relating to key calendar events

Supervising an LAA in the performance of non-billable tasks

Assisting lawyers generally in developing and implementing defence plans.

QUALIFICATIONS

Paralegal certificate or diploma from an accredited program

A minimum 2 years’ paralegal experience in civil litigation

Excellent computer skills

An ability to work independently

An attention to detail and strong organizational skills

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Please send your cover letter and resume to pharden@swadden.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.