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Legal Assistant - Remote

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Jan 27, 2022

Posted on

Oct 14, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Legal Assistant
The candidate will provide a range of legal support and administration to lawyers and other legal professionals engaged in the firm’s practice of representing financial institutions in bankruptcy, foreclosure, residential real estate, or mortgage law. Assist attorneys in the representation of clients in judicial foreclosure proceedings. Process the workload or tasks of the assigned states according to the firm's procedures, internal goals, and client/insurer/investor requirements. Handle collateral document oversight for the west coast teams. Draft Bailee letters and other legal documents as required. Prepare correspondence as needed. Process third-party systems tasks and messages. Provide timely responses/updates to clients. Communicate with courts, title vendors, and other third parties as needed. Handle service and firm transfer tasks. Handle reinstatement or closing of cases and ensure billing is done in a timely manner. Handle QC tasks to ensure the team’s compliance to Legal, Regulatory, Investor, and client requirements and scorecard metrics. Coordinate and prepare files for client audits. Maintain team reference matrices with state, court, client rules. Handle additional tasks or projects as needed in support of the foreclosure teams. Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers. Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Process work in compliance with Client requirements as well as SOPs and Operations Matrices.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have a High School Diploma education. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Should have 2+ years of experience working as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal. Judicial foreclosure experience is highly preferred. Prefer knowledge of multi-state legal and/or foreclosure processes. Should have a thorough knowledge of legal principles, legal research techniques, and legal terminology. In-depth knowledge of government regulations is required. Should have relevant computer knowledge and experience; excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills; excellent planning and organizing skills, attention to detail, and accuracy. Should also have excellent research, analytical, critical thinking skills along with excellent ability to communicate with all clients, vendors, internal departments (via client systems, email, and phone). Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Should have proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft Office products. Overall positive attitude and willingness to adapt to change are needed. Must possess good organizational skills. Must be effective in conflict, stress, and performance management. Conscientious with respect to work completion, deadlines, time management, and attendance are required. Take initiative in face of obstacles and identifies what needs to be done and takes action. Demonstrates commitment to the Firm’s vision, mission, and core values.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 2125.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Aldridge Pite LLP
550 Westcott
Suite 560
Houston, TX 77007

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