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Legal Staff Paralegal in Indianapolis, IN

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Company name

Office of the Indiana Attorney General

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Bankruptcy

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA Indianapolis, IN

Date Last Verified

Aug 05,2018

Posted on

Aug 03,2018

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Profile

Bankruptcy Paralegal The candidate processes incoming referrals; prepares documents and obtains relevant records for the prosecution of these cases; performs activities related to case management. Assists in managing bankruptcy and general collection cases for various state agencies under the direction of the Section Chief of the Asset Recovery and Bankruptcy Litigation Section. Prepares pleadings and correspondence for attorneys’ review, communicates directly with state agencies, other law firms and courts on a regular basis; schedules progress of cases; sets hearings; maintains attorney’s calendar, etc. Assists with discovery requests and responses and trial preparation. Maintains pleading and correspondence log using the case management systems (Latitude, Time Matters and Outlook). Open files in both Latitude and Time Matters. Close and archive files in Latitude and Time Matters. Should preferably have Paralegal degree or certificate. Experience in bankruptcy pleadings/filing is required. Knowledge of electronic filing procedures for federal courts is needed. Court procedures and policies, state and federal statutes; working knowledge of legal research methods, English usage and grammar, basic writing skills, spelling and vocabulary; word processing and computer equipment and software is needed. Knowledge of electronic filing procedures for federal courts is essential. Apply knowledge of law and legal procedures in drafting legal documents; organize work, plan and complete assignments under high volume of work and short term deadlines; coordinate processing of court actions with attorneys and support staff; prepare statistical reports; deal with confidential and privileged information; develop, design, and input word-processing and computer applications is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Office of the Indiana Attorney General
302 W. Washington Street
5th Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Fax: 317-232-7979