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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most.
Paralegal Responsibilities: Initial case intake, including opening new collection files, requesting documents from management companies/ boards of directors, and drafting confirming letters to clients. Court e-filing, calendaring answer and other pertinent dates to file, setting trial dates. Draft various motions, petitions and pertinent proposed orders as may be necessary. Respond to client and court inquiries, communications and/or payoff requests from debtors/defendants, review and interpret account ledgers, and calculate payoff amounts. Initiative, respond to and maintain written/verbal communication with clients, etc. Research legal issues as directed by supervising attorney. Assist preparing discovery, discovery responses, reviewing/analyzing same. Assist attorneys in preparing witnesses for trial, during trial and other court hearings. File bankruptcy information in system (Pacer). Enter amounts of checks, cashier s checks and money orders into database, as needed. E-Record Liens/Release of Liens, obtain receipt numbers and date recorded, as needed. Generate documents as instructed on assignment sheets filled out by assigned attorneys. Work task lists as assigned by attorneys. Prepare and follow up on service of process for pleadings. Assist in maintaining integrity/organization of files both electronically and physically. Assume additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by attorneys.
Qualifications: High school diploma (equivalent), some college. Paralegal Certificate/Degree preferred. 3+ years of Paralegal or Legal Assistant experience in a law firm setting. 2+ years of experience or exposure to debt collections practices. Knowledge of and experience adhering to FDCPA. Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of organization. High level of initiative and foresight in completing assigned projects. Excellent grammar, spelling, editing, writing and verbal skills. Attention to detail in composing/proofing, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. Able to work in fast-paced environment with ability to handle competing tasks/demands. Strong computer skills including: Outlook, Word and Excel. Experience in some type of case management and billing software a plus.
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