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Years of Experience
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Bankruptcy Legal Administrative Assistant Duties: Under the direction of assigned attorneys, supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by providing secretarial and administrative assistance, composing routine correspondence, formatting, editing, and revising complex documents, e-filing in the Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts, State and Appellate Courts, and working collaboratively in a team-oriented environment in preparation for trial. Preparing and formatting briefs, pleadings and other legal documents. Filing legal documents (electronic and paper) in Federal, State, and Appellate Courts. Entering details from attorney time records. Coordinating monthly billing process. Corresponding with clients. Maintaining attorney calendars. Monitoring case docket. Maintaining active case files and closing inactive cases. Answering telephone calls. Making travel arrangements and submitting expense reimbursement reports. Running conflict searches and preparing new client/matter reports. Developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients, attorneys, and staff members.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: 5+ years of bankruptcy experience in a law firm environment supporting multiple attorneys. Familiarity with and ability to draft common bankruptcy and litigation documents, including complaints, answers, notices of appearance, motions, miscellaneous notices, orders, and tables of authorities. Knowledge of Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (FRBP), Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure (FRAP), and state court rules. Excellent grammar. Exceptional typing and proofreading skills. Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint. High level of organization and time-management skills. Must have a positive attitude and commitment to client service. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail and strong analytical abilities. Dedication to producing quality work and bringing assigned tasks and projects to completion. Ability to work under pressure and prioritize competing demands. Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
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