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Debt Recovery Attorney

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Lakewood, CO

Date Last Verified

Sep 14,2017

Posted on

Mar 06,2017
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Litigation >> Litigation - General
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Debt Recovery Attorney Duties: Will report to Debt Recovery Practice Leader and be a member of debt recovery group focusing on collection of unpaid assessments from homeowners within covenant controlled communities (condominiums, townhomes, single-family homes) through judgments/judicial foreclosure. Initial case intake and evaluation of delinquencies. Direct preparation/approval of pleadings in county, district and bankruptcy court. Pre and post-trial negotiations, including ADR. Evaluate post-judgment options, garnishments, interrogatories, stipulations and foreclosures. Prepare and monitor all post judgment collection efforts. Prepare for and conduct returns, hearings, trials and appeals. Conduct legal research as necessary or requested. Monitor and evaluate bankruptcies and foreclosures. Respond to client inquiries regarding status of pending matters. Maintain and review status reports. Client interaction via correspondence, phone and email. Participate in firm business development activities. Handle heavy case load of approx. 900 files. Supervise, develop and utilize staff to effectively manage caseload.

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Qualification Requirements: The candidate must be license to practice law in Colorado, with 3+ years of experience in legal collections practice. Advanced knowledge of FDCPA. Excellent organizational/multi-tasking skills and ability to exercise judgment/discretion. Strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive situations with poise, tact and diplomacy. Must interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization. High level of initiative and foresight in completing assigned projects. Experience in some type of case management and billing software.

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