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Heather Higman

 

Address: 139 Parkmere Court

City: Chestermere

State: Alberta

Country: Canada

 
Phone: (403) 275-3233
 

objective

To work in a fun, professional environment.

 

Work Experience

Legal Assistant (04/05/2010 – Present)

Last Employer: Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP

Responsibilities: Provide assistance to a partner in the Finance Department. Creating legal documents such as loan and security documents, agreements etc. Telephone inquiries, verdatum, photocopies, scanning, billing, time entry, land title searches, PPR searches, computer assistance (technical issues), assisting other lawyers/assistants when needed.

Legal Assistant/Senior Word Processor (Evening)  (07/11/2005 – 04/05/2010)

Last Employer: Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP

Responsibilities: Provide support to lawyers and assistants formatting documents, creating new documents, telephone inquiries, time entry, dictaphone, verdatum, photocopies, scanning, testing implementation of working from home, go to person for troubleshooting, training new hires, assisting lawyers and assistants.

Contract Analyst/Accounting Coordinator (07/03/1995 – 12/15/2003)

Last Employer: Canadian Pacific Railway

Responsibilities: Provide contractors to our IS Department. Reviewing IT contracts, maintenance agreements, software agreements. Negotiations with suppliers and vendors. Third party billing, answering telephones, fill in reception, providing schedules for contractors coming into IS for accounting purposes.

Accomplishments:

Legal Assistant (01/02/2004 – 07/30/2004)

Last Employer: Bennett Jones LLP

Responsibilities: Providing support to three lawyers in the IP Department. Searching patents, trademarks, typing, dictaphone, photocopies.

Accomplishments: Reason for leaving was maternity.

Education

Establishment: SAIT - APPRES course

Education Period: 09/21/2010 - 09/22/2010

Details: Waiting for mark.

Establishment: SAIT - Corporate Law Course

Education Period: 04/12/2004 - 05/19/2004

Average Grade: 85%

Establishment: O'Sullivan College - Montreal

Degree: Legal Assistant Diploma

Skills

Detail Oriented, Personable, Organized

Computer Skills: Word Powerpoint Excel Internet Elite (accounting) Verdatum Scanning

Foreign Language Skills: Can read, write and speak French, not 100% accurate as I have been away from Montreal for some time.

Interests

Figure Skating

Children's activities

Bootcamp (Gym)