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Associate Trial Lawyer, Markham

Last update 2024-06-14
Expires 2024-06-13
ID #2166916745
Free
Associate Trial Lawyer, Markham
Canada, Ontario, Markham,
Modified May 24, 2024

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Who is Allstate: Allstate Insurance Company of Canada is a leading home and auto insurer focused on providing its customers prevention and protection products and services for every stage of life. The company is proud to have been named a Best Employer in Canada for nine consecutive years and prioritizes supporting employees and fostering an inclusive, welcoming corporate culture. Allstate is committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which it operates through partnerships with charitable organizations, employee giving and volunteerism. Serving Canadians since 1953, Allstate strives to provide reassurance with its "You’re in Good Hands®" promise. Through our Employee Value Proposition, Opportunity, Flexibility, Community, Diversity and Family, we have worked hard to develop and nurture a culture where employees feel valued, experience personal growth, have career options and truly enjoy the work they do. Role Designation: Hybrid 1-2 days in Office Benefits to joining Allstate: Flexible Work Arrangements Employee discounts (15% on auto and property insurance, plus many other products and services)Good Office program (receive up to 400$ back after purchasing office equipment)Student Loan Payment Matching Program for Government Student loans Comprehensive Retirement Savings Program with employer matched contributions Annual Wellness allowance to support employees with improving health and wellbeing Personal reflection day Tuition Reimbursement Working within the community and giving back!Allstate Canada is actively looking to hire a talented and motivated Associate Trial Lawyer to join our Claims Litigation Team. As an Associate Trial Lawyer, you will manage your own files from inception through to resolution and completion. Additionally, you will collaborate closely with Senior Lawyers on more complex files, gaining valuable experience and insight that will enhance your professional development and legal expertise. Accountabilities: Review new file assignments and draft initial pleadings and prepare discovery Prepare for and attend at case conferences, questionings, mediations, pre-trials and trials Perform due diligence; gather all relevant facts and documents; collaborate with clients, paralegals and/or other lawyers is assessment of file; Research and determine applicable and pertinent laws, statutes, regulations, rules, and other legal authority; identify legal issues Monitor and review new laws, regulations, and case law; identify and summarize relevant issues; collaborate with other areas of Law & Regulation department; proactively provide advice and counsel to business unit on the impact of new laws on business Provide advice and/or legal approval related to company documents, policy, practices, and procedures Draft, review and/or negotiate basic matters Draft and/or review routine correspondence and communications Respond to claims inquires Gather facts from client to understand goals and objectives client intends to achieve from action Work with business colleagues to develop and implement change Determine if/how business processes/practices need to be modified and work with client to implement change Qualifications: Must have a Law Degree and be a member of the Law Society of Ontario in good standing3+ years experience working in a similar role with an Insurance Defence firm Personal Injury & Accident Benefit experience is an asset Experience with issue management Ability to influence others Possesses analytical skills, utilizing knowledge of the law for sound decision-making Excellent technical, drafting, reporting, and research skills are required. Ability to work independently and as part of a team Exercises discretion and maintains confidentiality of sensitive information Computer skills including MS Office Suite Ability to interact well with all levels of the organization Allstate Canada Group has policies and practices that provide workplace accommodations. If you require accommodation please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Associate trial lawyer

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