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Paralegal Sc

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

Location

Columbia, SC
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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. Paralegal Duties: Provide support to legal staff. Update the internal case management system (CaseAware) and complete assigned steps. Utilize and update client portals, as needed, to accept and integrate new referrals (such as Vendorscape, Black Knight, Equator, TEMPO, etc.) and reflect all client activities. Complete bankruptcy and military compliance checks. Draft, prepare, and review legal documents and packages such as 10 days notice, complaints, motions, affidavits, pleadings and the like. Conducts research on filing rules by county. Prepare check requests and fee approvals, as necessary. Communicate with internal staff and clients. Communicate all events and developments to clients using portals, email and client preferred methods of communication (fax, mail, overnight) Discuss any issues regarding cases with paralegals, attorneys and managing paralegal. Establish a strong follow-up system, which includes proper calendaring, to ensure deadlines are not missed. Request pertinent documents, fees, and related items from clients and third parties and follow-up on unfulfilled requests. Maintain and organize files. Scan, upload and update all documents to case management system and client portals. Mail out correspondence to debtors and clients. Runs CaseAware reports to track adherence to client deadlines.

Requirements: Associates Degree or equivalent. 2+ years in a law firm, mortgageor servicing company, with preferred prior experience in default. Prior foreclosure experience working in an office environment. Must have strong computer skills; Word, Excel and Outlook as well as general understanding of software systems to access and utilize client systems. Outstanding written and oral communication skills to communicate with attorneys, staff and clients. Possess a sense of urgency and a meticulous attention to detail. Ability to work independently and comfortably in a fast-paced work environment while maintaining constant focus on producing an excellent and accurate work product. Outstanding organizational skills. Ability to maintain positive working relationships. Ability to handle a large volume of cases. Must be punctual and reliable. Knowledge of client systems including LPS/Black Knight, Tempo, Lenstar, Vendorscape is preferred. Knowledge of legal case management system preferred, especially CaseAware. High School Diploma or equivalent. Paralegal certification from accredited school or 5+ years of legal support experience. 1+ year in a law firm, with prior experience in default. Knowledge of legal case management system preferred, especially CaseAware. Must have strong computer skills; Word, Excel and Outlook as well as general understanding of software systems to access and utilize client systems. Outstanding written and oral communication skills to communicate with attorneys, staff and clients. A sense of urgency and a meticulous attention to detail. Ability to work independently and comfortably in a fast-paced work environment while maintaining constant focus on producing an excellent and accurate work product. Outstanding organizational skills. Ability to maintain positive working relationships. Ability to handle a large volume of cases. Must be punctual and reliable. Must have excellent computer skills, outstanding verbal and written communication skills and impeccable attention to detail. must be a fast learner and willing to grow with company.

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Law Firm Staff

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