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Legal Assistant

April 28 2020
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Generalist, Legal, Paralegal
Winnipeg, MB

Commercial Credit Adjusters Ltd. (CCA) is a growing company who is currently seeking a dedicated Legal Assistant with specific knowledge in Civil Litigation.

Job Duties:

  • Assess viability of pre-legal files and recommend appropriate action
  • Update in house collection software accordingly
  • Review claims filed
  • Inbound/outbound calls to and from debtors
  • Develop new legal accounts
  • Track and reconcile all garnishments and payments and follow up with requests to courts, employers and legal counsel as required
  • Report and update clients on enforcement proceedings
  • Prepare litigation instructions for legal counsel
  • General legal duties assigned

Attributes & Skills:

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Strong organization and time management skills with the ability to prioritize workload
  • Accurate data entry (for entering claim and judgement info) and strong typing skills
  • Microsoft Word and Excel experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail including word processing and proofreading skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, meet tight deadlines and handle a heavy workload
  • Have a professional, friendly and team-oriented attitude
  • Strong mathematic and analytical skills
  • Client service based

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal certificate or diploma preferred
  • Experience with Civil Litigation court procedures considered an asset
  • Legal experience or training and a strong knowledge of basic legal concepts, principles and terminology

Please be sure to included salary expectations in your application/e-mail.

CCA is a highly respected industry leader in Accounts Receivable Management Services. We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package and look forward to making you a part of the CCA family!

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