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Legal Staff Paralegal in Cleveland, OH

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Company name

Whitmer & Ehrman LLC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Bankruptcy

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Cleveland, OH

Posted on

Mar 30,2018

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Legal Assistant / Office Manager The candidate will finalize, proofread, and prepare court documents for filing. Will be drafting routine documents without supervision. Notice of appearance, other procedural motions. Applications to courts— to employ/appoint, for receiver/attorney compensation. Accomplish filing and service electronically, by mail, in person. Maintain positive working relationships with courts, current and prospective clients: Answer phones, route calls to attorneys; Take initiative meeting client/court requests, providing information, solving problems. Manage attorneys and dockets: Schedule and calendar appointments, court dates; Communicate all deadlines, hearing dates/times, relevant court rules; Keep track of attorney schedules, locate them for each other and clients; Master and manage office and mobile phone technologies. Take charge of billing and invoicing: Be or become proficient in Bill4Time; Generate and send bills. High value skill: basic bookkeeping, ability to run Quickbooks. Regularize, streamline all back-office functions. Must have proficiencies: Microsoft Word: high-level user for formats, styles, TOC, table of authorities; Worldox and Nitro/Nuance; Bill4Time; Basic accounting; Stamps.com; Court website navigation: Federal, Bankruptcy, multiple-county Common Pleas, Domestic Relations; Office software evaluation and management. Should have 2+ years of law office experience. Some experience with bankruptcy cases required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Whitmer & Ehrman LLC
2344 Canal Road
Ste 401
Cleveland, OH 44113-2535