Bishop & McKenzie LLP

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Bishop & McKenzie LLP Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Nov 27, 2020
Full time
Bishop & McKenzie LLP is currently accepting applications for a Collections & Litigation Legal Assistant to join their team in Edmonton. We are looking for a full-time highly motivated person to provide exceptional support to our lawyers and clients in a busy department. To thrive in this challenging role, you will embrace variety and have excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills. Key Functions: Responsible for managing a portfolio of unsecured collections and secured collections files Communicating directly with clients in a professional manner Preparation of pleadings Drafting various types of correspondence. Conducting various types of searches Registering encumbrances at Land Titles Determining payment plans with debtors Calculating balances and administering payments Preparing and sending Monthly billings Requirements: Legal Assistant certificate/diploma or equivalent experience 3 - 5 years and direct work experience in a litigation or collections legal assistant capacity Critical thinking, analysis, and research skills Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment within deadlines Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically, Outlook, Word and Excel, as well as document management systems Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work as a team player Detailed records maintenance skills Strong customer service orientated We offer a full benefit package, holiday entitlement in the first year, and an employer contributed RRSP. We would like to thank all applicants; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: $40,000.00-$55,000.00 per year Benefits: Dental care Disability insurance Employee assistance program Extended health care Life insurance On-site gym Paid time off Vision care Schedule: Monday to Friday COVID-19 considerations: Bishop & McKenzie has stringent In-Office COVID-19 protocols that are in place to ensure all employees and their families stay safe and well. Experience: litigation : 3 years (Required) legal assistant: 3 years (Required) Work remotely: No