Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

HMS

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Nov 14, 2020

Posted on

Aug 01, 2020

Location

Nashville, TN, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
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Legal Assistant
The candidate will be responsible for: Researching estate recovery cases to help determine if they are cost effective to pursue. Determining if cases qualify for various exemptions to the estate recovery process. Handling inquiries from interested parties such as heirs at law, outside counsel and the county courts. Assisting attorneys as needed with various inquiries, research and projects. Prepare pleadings and correspondence for assigned estate recovery cases. Prepare, transmit, and file summonses. Conduct research to locate heirs and creditors. Request and process claims and checks for court costs. Communicate with third parties such as administrators and court clerks. Coordinate hearing dates to reduce travel and maximize efficiency. Review cases to verify accuracy of claim amounts and ensure no documentation is missing. Track case status for events scheduled in assigned cases. Obtain and maintain current records for state probate/chancery courts, including filing fee information. Locate, contact, and maintain current records for potential court appointed administrators for each count. Assist with accounting and bookkeeping, such as annuity paperwork. Mentor and train other estate recovery employees. Performs other functions as assigned. High School Diploma or GED required. Experience in the legal field is preferable. Experience in drafting and filing court documents is preferable. Experience in probate, bankruptcy, or creditor law is helpful. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required.

Additional info

ref: 200010JP.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
HMS
5615 Highpoint Drive
Irving, TX 75038

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