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Bankruptcy Attorney / Real Estate Attorney in Kansas City, MO

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Company name

Legal Aid of Western Missouri

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Bankruptcy
Real Estate

Salary

$41,365/year

Location

Kansas City, MO

Date Last Verified

Sep 07,2017

Posted on

Jul 28,2017

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Staff Attorney The candidate will join the Foreclosure Prevention Unit to represent homeowners facing mortgage and property tax foreclosure. Will handle Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases (including litigation regarding claims filed by mortgage companies and other creditors); file and defend lawsuits in state court (including quiet title actions, violations of the MPA, RESPA, etc.); draft deeds; request mortgage loan modifications; send notices of error to mortgage companies; negotiate tax redemption contracts with the county collections department; and perform a variety of other tasks to help homeowners save their homes. Work closely with seniors and low-income homeowners. Should be licensed to practice law in Missouri. Should also be licensed to practice in federal court, or ability to become licensed in federal court. Courtroom experience is preferred. Second language proficiency in Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese, Somali or Dinka will be viewed favorably.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid of Western Missouri
Central Office
1125 Grand Blvd., , 1900
Kansas City, MO 64106