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

  • General Litigation Legal Assistant

    Located In: CalgaryPosted: August 10, 2018

    Bishop & McKenzie LLP Calgary office is currently accepting applications for an assistant to assist lawyers practicing in the areas of General Litigation work. We are looking for a full time, enthusiastic, motivated person to work in a very busy department.

    The successful candidate should have General Litigation experience. Broad and thorough knowledge of litigation concepts and principles is essential to this role. Salary is negotiable depending on the caliber of the successful candidate.

    Key Functions:

    • Capable of handling busy practice with tight timelines;
    • Open and prepare new files for lawyers and paralegals
    • Perform a variety of searches for new files
    • Assist with general practice including filing, and scheduling meetings
    • Post time sheets, prepare letters, and accounts
    • Check diarize for follow up
    • Help in the preparation of documents;
    • Frequent contact with clients; and
    • Drafting and preparing of accounts

    Requirements:

    • Strong knowledge of Court of Queen’s Bench Litigation process;
    • Knowledge of basic legal concepts, principles, and terminology
    • Good communication skills;
    • Meticulous records maintenance skills;
    • Exceptional organization;
    • Ability to work independently and as a team player; and
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in litigation

    To thrive in this challenging role you will embrace variety and have excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills.

    We offer a full benefit package, holiday entitlement in the first year, and an employer contributed RRSP.