The Interview Process
We will hear your case, review your evidence and determine the strength and weaknesses.
The Retainer Agreement
The retainer agreement will confirm the terms of the paralegal-client relationship. It will also outline fees and disbursements i.e. court filing fees.
After a signed retainer, we review documents and take actions to investigate and understand the facts of a matter, including identification and verification of all appropriate parties.
Pleadings | Claim
Upon completion of the case assessment, we prepare your case, this may include includes editing, and reviewing event and preparing forms/pplications.
Mediation | Settlement
At the settlement conference or mediation stage, all settlement or mediation activities include; preparing for and attending conferences required by court,reviewing offers to settle from opponents,implementing a settlement and drafting minutes of settlement.
If the matter does not settle or is not mediated,all other time spent in preparing for trial includes;developing overall trial strategy,preparing opening and closing arguments,identifying documents for use at trial/hearing and client trial/hearing preparation.
Other time spent in preparation for trial/hearing includes:preparing factum, Book of Authorities, Exhibit Book and Agreed Statement of Facts and updating research.
Trial | Hearing
On the trial/hearing date we attended court for trial/hearing including,submissions,presenting evidence,examinations, case law and other applicable laws.