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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

3-4 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 12,2018

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Foreclosure Legal Assistant The candidate will assist assigned attorneys with their day to day tasks, work assigned files, and providing status and file updates to clients via client sites or email. Work closely with assigned attorneys to monitor assigned tasks and ensure that matters are being resolved timely and efficiently, escalating any issues as they arise. Effectively work and manage assigned files. Primarily this include researching dispute files to find resolutions to quickly and accurately resolve issues and responding to answers with simple affirmative defenses, qualified written requests, and fair debt disputes. Working to ensure that client, Firm, and court deadlines are met and that there are no areas of back-log. Request, follow up, and updated the Firm’s billing system with fees on billable contested matters. Prepare, notice, and schedule miscellaneous motions, as assigned. All motions must be processed within Firm, client, and court timeframes and with high accuracy. Research of court dockets and internal case notes must be conducted to ensure notice is sent to all proper parties. All tools available must be utilized to ensure that our Firm is receiving the next available date when scheduling our motions. Court results must be provided to the client within 24-48 hours of each hearing, or sooner, if a client requirement. Assist attorney(s) as needed, including but not limited, to: contacting Judge’s chambers, contacting opposing counsel, requesting miscellaneous documents from both internal and external sources, helping organize for court, researching files, attend court with attorney(s) when requested to help with large calls, miscellaneous clerical tasks, etc. Stay abreast of all assigned files and provide regular updates to clients as needed; via client sites or email. Continuously monitor assigned attorneys’ workload and ensure that they remain current on their assignments, alerting management of delays as they are discovered. Work on projects, as directed by your supervisor, manager, or assigned attorney. Should have 3-4 years’ administrative experience; preferably in the legal field. Should have strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills, thoroughness and exceptional attention to detail.Familiarity with basic foreclosure laws and rules is essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC
1 North Dearborn Street
Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60602