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Department Overview
Job Description
Under close supervision, provides standard legal assistant and reception support for one or more staff Lawyers; maintains a close and highly responsive relationship to the day-to-day activities of the Lawyer(s).Job Requirements
Prepares, through transcription of written or recorded
  • documents, standard legal documents i.e. correspondence,

  • factums, motions, summonses etc.

  • Drafts standard legal documents, correspondence and

  • pleadings for review by lawyer(s). Edits grammar,

  • punctuation and spelling as needed.

  • Handles routine inquiries in Lawyer's absence i.e., negotiates

  • extensions of time.

  • Manages lawyer's calendar i.e., schedules appointments,

  • coordinates appearances. Resolves scheduling conflicts with

  • Attorney's approval.

  • Answers select telephone inquiries based on knowledge of case and provide reception coverage for office as needed.

  • Responds to written or telephone inquiries with a standard letter.

  • Establishes, maintains, and when necessary, revises lawyer's files.

  • Performs additional duties as requested such as:

  • Arranges medical exams.

  • Maintains lists of witnesses, Subpoenas, fees, etc.

  • Requests fees for payment from Claims department.

  • Participates in arranging lawyer's files for easy access during trials.

  • Informs witnesses of scheduled court appearances.

  • Maintains Law Library.

  • And other miscellaneous duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Qualifications
    Additional Information
    At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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