Paralegal - Montréal
Nathalie Bénard is a paralegal in the Montréal office of Langlois Lawyers. She specializes in civil litigation, insurance and construction law.
Nathalie drafts correspondence and proceedings; organizes files; summarizes examinations, experts’ reports and other documents; verifies pre-undertakings and undertakings subscribed to during out-of-court examinations; makes enquiries; analyzes files and readies them for trial; assists lawyers in trial preparation; finalizes settlements and prepares bills of costs; drafts Small Claims Court proceedings for clients and assists them; prepares quantum assessments and timelines; prepares authorizations to obtain medical (or other) records, in addition to handling access-to-information requests. Finally, she prepares trial timetables, trial briefs and books of authorities.
Nathalie carries out Land Registry searches and performs research using search engines such as CAIJ, Azimut, the Enterprise Register, Industry Canada (bankruptcy and insolvency files) and CanLII.
She has been a Commissioner for Oaths since 1985.