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Bankruptcy Paralegal

Company name

Zwicker & Associates, P.C.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Feb 08,2019

Valid Through

May 24,2019

Posted on

Feb 06,2019

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Andover, MA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
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Bankruptcy Paralegal
Responsibilities: Review proofs of claim as prepared by Production to ensure claim is correctly completed for filing. Review includes review of attached account statements to confirm that there is a matching account balance on statement for amount asserted in proof of claim. Review is completed the proof of claim will be filed electronically with the bankruptcy court. Will be answering a dedicated toll-free telephone number set up for debtors to contact our office regarding any issues arising from their bankruptcy filing (i.e. there is an active bank levy, active wage garnishment, etc.) and responding appropriately. Finally this employee will monitor any active bankruptcy litigation being handled by the firm (i.e. Adversary Proceedings, Violations of the Automatic Stay, etc.) and assist in these proceedings.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be an experienced ECF filer in the bankruptcy court. Must possess a good understanding of bankruptcy court proceedings and practice. 1-3 years' prior experience working with an attorney or firm handling bankruptcy practice. Must be very familiar with ECF filing and understand how to navigate the bankruptcy court electronic filing system. Must have a good understanding of bankruptcy court practice and proceedings – especially the application of the Automatic Stay with regards to collection activity. Must be able to handle inbound phone calls from debtors and spot any issues or problems so that the firm or clients do not violate the Automatic stay. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prior experience working as a bankruptcy paralegal representing creditors.

Additional info

Job ID: 2019-1480

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Zwicker & Associates, P.C.
800 Federal Street
Andover, MA 01810

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