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Legal Staff Paralegal in Atlanta, GA

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Company name

Thompson, O'Brien, Kemp & Nasuti, P.C.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Bankruptcy

Location

USA Atlanta, GA

Posted on

Jan 26,2018

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Profile

Collections Paralegal Duties: assist with the collection of outstanding debts for clients in high volume practice. Preliminary Investigation and Pre-Litigation Activity . Review documentation of the debt including contracts, invoices, personal guarantees, promissory notes and security agreements; confirm information in the documentation such as claim amount, term of delinquency, subject of the claim and signatories. Perform Public Records Research . Research information about a debtor’s current address, financial status, and employment status utilizing PACER and TLOxp. Draft Demand letters . Draft demand letters, which must meet all applicable state and federal fair debt collection practices acts. Prepare appropriate requests for nulla bonas or, where necessary, motions for issuance of alias fi.fa.; send to appropriate court with cover letter and correct fee payment. Draft complaint, summons, and assemble supporting exhibits, motions for judgment or default judgment and notice of intent to file lien statement; File the complaint coordinate service of the complaint, monitor date for response to the complaint, schedule depositions and creditor’s examinations and calculate attorney’s fees and costs. Draft legal documents including wage or bank garnishments, writs of executions, bills of costs, and notices of lien on real property, promissory notes, releases of guarantees or liens, proofs of claim for matters resulting in bankruptcy and affidavits for transfer of foreign judgment. Obtaining an exemplified copy of foreign judgments Calculating post-judgment interest, and conducting asset searches, skips tracing or employment verification inquiries.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: College degree or paralegal certificate preferred. Familiarity with state and federal civil rules and procedures. Excellent computer skills to include Excel and Microsoft Word. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Maintains confidentiality. Demonstrates excellent attention to detail. Follows instructions, responds to management direction; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness with proactive approach to following caseload. Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly. Prioritizes and plans work activities. Uses time efficiently. Demonstrates problem solving skills. Customer Service – responds promptly to client needs (both internal and external) Written Communication – writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; presents numerical data effectively. Ethics – treat people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds TOKN’s values. Firm Support – follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time. Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Thompson, O'Brien, Kemp & Nasuti, P.C.
40 Technology Parkway South
Suite 300
Norcross, GA 30092