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Bankruptcy Paralegal

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

Location

Baltimore, MD
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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. Bankruptcy Paralegal The candidate will provide support to paralegal staff. Will update the internal case management system (CaseAware) and complete assigned steps. Utilize and update client portals, as needed, to accept and integrate new referrals (such as Vendorscape, Black Knight, Equator, TEMPO, etc.) and reflect all client activities. Complete bankruptcy and military compliance checks. Draft, prepare, and review legal documents and packages such as 10 days' notice, complaints, motions, affidavits, pleadings and the like. Conduct research on filing rules by county. Prepare check requests and fee approvals, as necessary. Communicate all events and developments to clients using portals, email and client preferred methods of communication (fax, mail, overnight, as appropriate). Discuss any issues regarding cases with paralegals, attorneys and managing paralegal. Establish a strong follow-up system, which includes proper calendaring, to ensure deadlines are not missed. Request pertinent documents, fees, and related items from clients and third parties and follow-up on unfulfilled requests. Maintain and organize files. Scan, upload and update all documents to case management system and client portals. Mail out correspondence to debtors and clients. Run CaseAware reports to track adherence to client deadlines.

The candidate should have an Associate's degree or equivalent. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Paralegal certification from accredited school or 5+ years of legal support experience required. Must have 2+ years in a law firm, mortgage or servicing company, with preferred prior experience in default. Should have strong computer skills - Word, Excel and Outlook as well as general understanding of software systems to access and utilize client systems. Outstanding written and oral communication skills to communicate with attorneys, staff and clients are required. Knowledge of client systems including LPS/Black Knight, Tempo, Lenstar, Vendorscape is preferred. Should preferably also have knowledge of legal case management system, especially CaseAware. Should preferably have prior bankruptcy and foreclosure experience working in an office environment. Must have 1+ year in a law firm, with prior experience in default. Knowledge of legal case management system preferred, especially CaseAware, is required. Must be punctual and reliable.

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