Employment Law Clerk – Markham, Ontario

Minken Employment Lawyers is a specialty employment law boutique that has been providing expert legal services on a full range of workplace issues to a broad range of employees, employers, law firms, corporate counsel and human resource departments for over 30 years. Our firm uses a strong teamwork approach and considers every member of the staff to be a critical part of our operations. We strive for exceptional and forthright client service, and are committed to ongoing professional development.

We have an opening for a full-time employment/litigation law clerk with 5+ years of relevant experience. Candidates with less than 5 years of experience in employment law may also be considered. There is some flexibility in the starting date.

Ideal candidate requirements:

  • professionalism and strong organizational and problem solving skills;
  • a team player attitude with superior communication and interpersonal skills;
  • ability to work independently following instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative as required;
  • outstanding attention to detail;
  • excellent level of knowledge of Rules of Civil Procedure;
  • strong knowledge of computer systems, software and technology skills – proficiency with MS Office 2013 is a must;
  • intermediate knowledge of PCLaw is an asset;
  • a member of ILCO or working towards receiving a Certificate; or
  • a successful graduate of a college Law Clerk program with a high GPA.

The responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • maintaining files in top order from beginning to end;
  • extensive interaction with new and current clients and other parties on files;
  • effective management of deadlines and priorities;
  • research and preparation of litigation documentation (Motion Records, Briefs, Affidavits of Documents etc.);
  • arranging meetings, examinations, etc.;
  • docketing time and billings using PCLaw;
  • administrative duties, as required.

Please apply to Natasha Krestinina, Office Manager. Kindly provide a current resume, copies of educational transcripts (ILCO or College), and references. Only potential applicants selected for an interview in person or by telephone will be contacted.