Litigation & Collections Legal Assistant

  • Bishop & McKenzie LLP
  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Nov 27, 2020
Full time Law Clerk Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary Paralegal

Job Description

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