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Legal Staff Paralegal in Houston, TX

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Houston, TX

Posted on

Jun 19,2017

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Collection Paralegal Responsibilities: Assist Attorneys, Litigation Paralegals and Collection Assistants with the firm s homeowner s association practice. Responsible for preparing the initial and final demand letters for assessments for homeowners associations. Will also be responsible for non-judicial foreclosure proceedings. In addition, they will review and finalize the payment arrangements with delinquent homeowners (prepared by the collection assistant), assist in negotiating payment plans and when necessary, update the appropriate account information. Will be responsible for the billing of all work products, including the attorney s time. Prepare updates/input new referrals/organize and discard closed matters, etc. and forward to Association. Timely prepare, create and send out collection status reports to clients on all matters for multiple associations. Coordinate with the Collection Assistant, Litigation Paralegal, Bankruptcy Department and Probate Department before sending out the status reports, to make sure all accounts have been updated. Prepare initial demand letters (Appraisal District search/report, review 209 letter, input data, etc.). Prepare final demand letters (Appraisal District search/report, request/review deed, input data, etc.). Request and occasionally review NFC Reports (attorney has final review of all NFCs). Prepared Lienholder Notice letters. Perform general research thru internet, etc. Prepare file for lawsuit (Appraisal District search/report, Military search, Social Security search, Bankruptcy (Pacer) search and review/compile accounting). Telephone conference/e-mails with property owners/managers. Review/respond to incoming mailings/e-mails from property owners/managers. Prepare Notices of Unpaid Assessments and other charges. Prepare non-judicial foreclosure documents, posting, etc. Determine Amounts Due. Prepare default letters Other duties also include, but are not limited to, bill for work performed; answer, return and re-direct phone calls; Assist collection assistant with preparation of payment memo receipts, process payments, and forward to property owners when they are unavailable or out of the office; prepare/forward copies of documents/correspondence to property owners/Association; monitor/file of return mailings; forward all payments/copies of correspondence to Association; retrieve/prepare files to forward to new representing attorney/law firm. Excellent proofreading, editing, oral and written communication skills are critical. Work with a team of paralegals.

Candidate must have 3-5 years of experience. Excellent organizational skills to manage heavy workload are essential.

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