Junior/Intermediate Litigation Lawyer

Sampogna Law Firm Professional Corporation
Posting Date:
Jan 11, 2022
Company/Firm:
Sampogna Law Firm Professional Corporation
Area of Law:
Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Construction Law, Family Law, Wills & Estates
Position Type:
12 month Contract, Full Time
Deadline:
Jun 06, 2022
Location:
North York
Experience:
2 years minimum

Description

Sampogna Law is a results driven law firm dedicated to helping clients navigate their legal rights and obligations. Our team is seeking a junior or intermediate level lawyer with minimum 2 years of experience in one or more of the following areas of legal practice:

  • Civil Litigation – Plaintiff/Defense;
  • Criminal Law;
  • Construction Law;
  • Wills/Estates
  • Family Law

Familiarity with other areas of law will be considered an asset.

Mandatory Requirements:

License/Certification:

  • Must be a member of good standing with the Law Society of Ontario, and must retain status (have no disciplinary history);
  • License to practice must be active and in Ontario jurisdiction;
  • J.D. Law;
  • Able to appear in Small Claims Court, Ontario Court of Justice, and Superior Court of Justice;
  • Must reside in Ontario;

Requirements:

  • Comfortable working with technology (Office 365 programs, Outlook, OneDrive, PCLaw, Zoom, TeamViewer, Adobe Acrobat, DocuSign, etc.);
  • Strong attention to detail / ability to prioritize tasks;
  • Adept at critical thinking / analysis / problem solving;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Highly self-motivated and organized;
  • Strong time-management skills;
  • Comfortable with quality advocacy;
  • Familiar with related responsibilities: 
    • Prepare litigation, estate, and criminal files;
    • Conduct research to support legal documents and disclosure;
    • Draft and reviewing legal documents;
    • Assist in negotiation to resolve legal disputes;
    • Meet limitation dates and deadlines;
    • Meet billing targets (fees, billable and billed hours);
    • Prepare for trial, mediations, discoveries, settlement negotiations etc.;
    • Participate directly in consultation and negotiations sessions with clients, third parties, counsel, etc.
    • Brief senior counsel on all files and non-file matters;
    • Comply with Construction Act requirements;
    • Comply with LSO reporting, audit, and professional development requirements;
    • Comply with LawPro levy reporting and insurance application requirements;
  • Familiar with OneKey, Caselaw, Criminal Digital Disclosure Hub, and Evidence.com;
  • Solid understanding of the legal process and its rules;
  • Able to take responsibility for and manage files;
  • Travel to and attendance at various locations for hearings, client meetings, etc. as required;
  • Adept at handling a high volume of work on short notice and with minimal supervision;
  • Proven ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent client service / positive relationships with clients and colleagues;

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home
  • On-site parking
  • Flexible Workplace
  • Potential for professional development

This position is both on-site and potential for work from home. If working remotely, must have strong internet connection. If working on site, our office has a mandatory vaccine policy for all its employees. Exceptions will be made for applicable medical conditions and accommodations will be made for those legally entitled to same.

As a contractor, you will be able to set your own hours. Work is to be completed on a per assignment basis and commission on hours billed will be based on your performance. Training and/or supervision will not be provided, and candidate is expected to bring in own file referral sources, clients, and contacts to the firm and maintain networking throughout duration.

Reporting to: Vanessa Sampogna

Pay: Will make a percentage of billings

Job type: 1 position, project-based, temporary, 12-month contract

Job reference ID: SAMLAWPC-ATTRNY22

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

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Contact Name Vanessa Sampogna

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