Support Staff

Bishop & McKenzie offers a wide range of opportunities at its offices in Edmonton and Calgary.

Our approach with clients and with staff is the same: we value excellence, effort and respect for people.

We want our team of personnel to have integrity, civility and an appreciation of the importance of family life. Our lawyers strive to create an environment of co-operation that sets the tone for agreeable, encouraging relationships with support staff. These qualities were established by the founding partners of Bishop & McKenzie and remain defining characteristics of our firm.

Bishop & McKenzie is always looking for conscientious and capable people to join our team. Please send your resume to our Human Resources department.

Job Postings

  • Legal Assistant

    Located In: CalgaryPosted: June 13, 2017

    Bishop & McKenzie LLP has an opening for an experienced Legal Assistant for their Calgary office. We are looking for a full time, enthusiastic, motivated person.

    Key Functions:
    • Prepare documents based on written instruction or verbal direction
    • Proofread and edit all documentation for grammar, spelling, and content accuracy
    • Maintain diary systems for all stages of a file
    • Draft and prepare letters, e-mails and accounts
    • Draft and prepare necessary requests with accounting department to move funds
    • Arrange appointments
    • Post time sheets, prepare letters, and accounts
    • Trouble shoot any unusual problems
    • Dictation
    • Draft and prepare reports and bills to banks and clients

    Requirements
    • Legal Assistant certification preferred
    • At least one year of direct work experience in Litigation
    • Strong knowledge of basic legal concepts, principles, and terminology
    • Thorough understanding of legal documentation
    • Good understanding of legal reference materials, procedures and legal filing systems
    • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and diplomacy
    • Meticulous records maintenance skills

    Working Conditions
    • Ability to work in a high paced, high volume desk with many interruptions

    The position requires someone who is confident, hardworking, and outgoing. We offer a full benefits package and holiday entitlement in the first year and an employer-contributed RRSP. Qualified applicants are asked to forward their resumes in strict confidence to: Trevor P. Joyal