Law Clerk

Toronto (Region), Ontario

Company Information

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Target Openings

1

Job Description Summary

Reports to Team Lead/Legal Administrator, assists and supports Counsel in all aspects of litigation preparation. Incumbent works on routine to complex research and inquiries, handles information gathering and maintains logs. Incumbent acquires, analyzes and prepares all documentation during course of file. Incumbent prepares routine to complex court documents including pleadings, notices, motion records, affidavits and affidavit of Documents. Incumbent may also perform routine administrative tasks. Incumbent performs standard and routine assignments independently to conclusion; unusual problems which may require exceptions to procedures or processes are referred to the supervisor.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts legal research on specific issues for litigation matters by locating, gathering, compiling and organizing data/documentation.
  • Analyze statutes, cases and regulations and summarize.
  • Interpret, draw conclusions from and categorize data/documents to provide written summarizes and memoranda to Counsel.
  • Drafting of routine to complex pleadings (accident benefit pleadings, defences, third party claims and statement of claims), motion records, notices, releases, affidavits and affidavits of documents.
  • Conduct investigative fact gathering by witness interviews, researching, inquiring, data/document requests, undertakings and court interrogations.
  • Organize facts and documentation and prepare responses for Counsel.
  • Review and analyze reports and records produced by opposing Counsel in response to demands issued by Counsel, and report results to Counsel.
  • Meet and work with various internal sources, field office personnel, outside Counsel, witnesses, insured clients, experts and others to locate and discuss documents, issues, cases, etc.
  • Prepare document briefs, exhibits and other demonstrative evidence for use at trial and during course of file.
  • Work on special projects and/or complex assignments as requested (e.g., audits, technology issues, developing research bank, task forces, internal management reports, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Law Clerk diploma or equivalent experience

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • College diploma or undergraduate degree, or equivalent
  • Insurance Defense/Personal Injury experience and automobile litigation experience

Licensing or Certificates

  • Law Clerk diploma or Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario certificate

Environmental / Work Schedules / Other

  • Travel Requirements: Travel Occasionally

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing accommodation to persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation during the recruitment or interview process we will work with you to accommodate your needs.


About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.