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Bankruptcy Legal Assistant

Company name

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 09,2018

Posted on

Aug 08,2018

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
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Bankruptcy Legal Assistant DUTIES: Responsible for drafting Motions for Relief. Gathering information needed to assist in preparing the Motion. Prepare the motion for relief, motion to annul and statement of default. Draft Chapter 13 Post-petition payment histories for the Chapter 13 Motion for relief. Review client histories and trustee ledgers for payment discrepancies. Responsible for direct communication with clients and attorneys via all applicable means. Responsible for Declarations of Default. Review expired Notices of Default and communicate with the client to ensure most updated figures have been received. Draft Declaration of Default for client execution and upload to client site. Monitor for executed client declarations. File client declarations with the court. Responsible for preparation of Miscellaneous pleadings. Including but not limited to. Objection to Confirmation. Draft Orders. Response to Objection to Claim. Response to Motion to Sell. Responses/Objections to Motions to Determine Value.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A High School Diploma or GED required. Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university preferred. 1-3 years of related experience. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and attention to detail; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Organized and has the ability to change direction quickly. Must be proficient in software tools including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Adaptable to change.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC.
1 North Dearborn Street
Suite 1300
Chicago, IL 60602

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