Legal Assistant (Garnishment Department Head)

Suttell & Hammer   Bellevue, WA   Full-time     Legal
Posted on September 17, 2022

Job Responsibilities:

This position oversees the management of the Garnishment Department in our Creditor's Rights Law Firm. The Garnishment Department is one of the Firm's larger legal departments and a key to the Firm's success. Quickly issue garnishments as assets are found to close the loop as quickly as possible for our large, nationwide clients.


  • Learn how to prepare and file wage and bank garnishments as well as procedures associated with executing these actions in 11+ states
  • Master the Firm's methodology for how each case is meticulously updated
  • Train and manage a staff of 10-15, including 3 team-lead supervisors
  • Implement and adjust existing policies and procedures to adapt to changes in law, client requirements or expansion into additional states
  • Communicate issues and solutions up and down the chain


  • Must have a minimum of 18 months issuing garnishments in at least Washington, California, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska
  • Must be proficient in JST Collections software
  • At least 12 months experience managing a team of 1-2 people


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • PTO, Holiday
  • 401k - 6% match
  • Subsidized Gym Membership