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Collection Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Jan 03,2020

Posted on

Sep 20,2019

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
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Collection Paralegal
Responsibilities: Works directly with Attorneys, Litigation Paralegals and Collection Assistants within the firm’s homeowner’s association practice. Will be responsible for preparing the initial, lienholder and final demand letters for delinquent homeowners’ association assessments as well as update and send current status reports. Will also be responsible for non-judicial foreclosure proceedings. Will review and finalize the payment arrangements with delinquent homeowners (prepared by the collection assistant), assist in negotiating payment plans and update account information as needed. Will be responsible for the billing of all work products, including the attorney’s time. Prepare initial demand letters (review account setup, amount due, review deed, Appraisal District search/report, and review 209 letter). Prepare final demand letters. Prepared lienholder notice letters. Prepare Notices of Unpaid Assessments and Other Charges. Prepare payment plan default letters. Prepare file for lawsuit (Appraisal District search/report, Social Security search, Bankruptcy (Pacer) search and review account statements). Prepare non-judicial foreclosure documents for posting and foreclosure. Request and occasionally review NFC Reports. Perform general electronic research. Telephone conferences and e-mail correspondence with association managers. Review/respond to incoming telephone calls and e-mails from property owners. Determine Amounts Due. Prepare new referrals for the collection process. Coordinate with the Collection Assistant, Litigation Paralegal and Bankruptcy Department to make ensure all accounts have been updated for the collection status report. Timely prepare, create and send out the collection status reports to clients on assigned associations. Will work with a team of paralegals.

Qualification and Experience

Candidate will have 3-5 years of legal and collection experience. Excellent writing, proofreading, communication and organizational skills are essential to manage workflow.

Additional info

Send resume, cover letter with brief explanation of qualifications and compensation expectations.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC
2800 Post Oak Blvd. 57th Floor
Houston, TX 77056

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