Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in Phoenix, AZ

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Company name

Perkins Coie LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Bankruptcy

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Phoenix, AZ

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Feb 16,2018

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Profile

Paralegal Bankruptcy & Restructuring Candidate will be responsible for assisting bankruptcy lawyers and more senior paralegals with all phases of bankruptcy cases (administrative matters, contested matters, adversary proceedings), including document/information management, factual analysis, discovery, and court filings. More specific duties would include preparation bankruptcy petition packages, including schedules and statements, using available firm platforms or software, drafting typical bankruptcy filings as well as complex bankruptcy-related legal documents such as fee applications and perform related calculations. Will likely interface with Bankruptcy Court personnel to request and schedule hearings, obtain orders, and advise court of emergency matters. Additional responsibilities would also include keeping track of case/matter deadlines, including managing, tracking and following up on assigned files, pleadings and deadlines.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Paralegal certificate preferred. 5+ years of paralegal experience required. Must be able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist the team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules. Superb organizational, analytical, and communications skills are also a must. Be present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and as needed in the job position, consistent with the Firm's attendance expectations. Demonstrated skills in document/information management. Knowledge of State Court procedures in various jurisdictions. Ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish effective working relationships with Firm lawyers and staff, client personnel, and other professionals. Possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to handle multiple tasks/multiple concurrent deadlines and work well under pressure and independently. Strong knowledge of FileSite, Microsoft applications (especially Excel), Adobe Acrobat Pro, DocuSign, and Box

Additional info

Job #S20180214

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Perkins Coie LLP
2901 North Central Avenue
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85012