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Legal Assistant

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Woodbridge, NJ

Posted on

Jan 26,2018
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - General
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Legal Assistant Duties: Managing all administrative tasks associated with the legal process of foreclosure billing. These tasks generally include editing and preparing fees and costs/payoff/reinstatement quotes, maintaining paper and electronic files, correspondence, updating client systems, fielding calls from clients, borrowers and other outside parties. Coordination with other legal assistants and attorneys in multi-disciplinary team environment. Drafting, preparing, and formatting fees and costs, payoff and reinstatement quotes to be sent to clients, borrower and other outside parties. Ensuring the effective and timely delivery of outgoing mail, messenger deliveries, overnight deliveries, and facsimiles. Fielding calls from borrowers, clients, and other outside parties in a courteous and effective manner. Ensuring timely, courteous, and thorough responses to a heavy volume of email correspondence. Developing and maintaining congenial relationships with business associates and clients. Consistently and accurately updating the firm’s internal case management system, as well as all clients systems. Reviewing title reports and recorded documents. Providing exceptional customer service to clients at every level of interaction. Proofreading the legal documents as required. Providing support to attorneys in a high volume, time sensitive atmosphere. Providing regular and timely client status updates, as well as continual follow-up on outstanding documents and or services. Coordination with title contacts to complete outstanding tasks such as recordings and retrieval of missing documents. Assisting with check down of closed, active, and hold files including forwarding invoices of foreclosures fees and costs, creating chronologies, and retrieving documents. Performing other duties and responsibilities as needed.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: High School Diploma; preferably an Associates Degree in legal services or Finance. Preferably 2+ years of relevant work experience. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be committed to providing exceptional customer service. Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with borrower, clients, attorneys, other internal employees, and outside parties. Must be able to work with others in a congenial and team-oriented manner. Must have exceptional organizational skills; the position requires the ability to multi-task and be adaptable to continual change. Ability to read and write at a high level for proof reading and editing purposes. High-level proficiency in MS Office suite. Proficiency in internet research activities. Familiarity with case and document management software. Experience with client systems such as Loansphere, Lenstar, Clairfire, Tempo, Vendorscape and others is preferred. Good understanding of the legal process surrounding foreclosure preferred. Experience with review of title reports and identifying chain of title issues preferred. Ability to proficiently operate computer, fax machine, scanner, photocopier, typewriter, and telephone is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC
2295 Parklake Drive, NE
Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30345

Review:

"Hunt Leibert"

Former Employee paralegal in Hartford,CT City, - Reviewed on June 01, 2017

Get new management and discourage backstabbing. Close your doors and find a new niche. People were should not be treated as dirt

Pros : None there were no good experiences there. They people were very rude. Quick to criticize but never an apology when they are wrong
Cons : It was a horrible place to work. Very unprofessional with management screaming profanities at staff members. No appreciation for anything done there. I would not recommend the experience
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Approve of the CEO[?] : No
Recommend this employer to a friend? : No
Business outlook for the next 6 months? : down
Current or former employee? : Former Employee
Last Year at Employer : 2016
Job type : Full time
Length of Employment : 5-7 years

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