Bankrupcy Paralegal - R
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POST DATE 8/21/2016
END DATE 11/8/2016
Las Vegas, NV
JOB DESCRIPTIONAs a Bankruptcy Paralegal, this person is responsible for assisting the attorneys with high volume caseloads and will work often in our vendor related software. This is a self-directed, detail oriented position and we want someone who will be ready to jump in, take initiative and hit the ground running!
? Draft motions, proofs of claim, responses, and various other pleadings as needed
? Review Court docket (PACER) and monitor ECF emails for important filings
? Notate our in house file tracking system
? Liaise with clients through various systems (VendorScape, LPS, or others) and update as needed
? Oversee and manage 150+ case files
? Research for process information while following procedure
? Communicate with attorneys, clients, third parties (such as homeowners), and outside counsel
? Act as telephone point of contact for all files in caseload
? Prepare files and notes for hearings
? Provide staff support as necessary for our firm attorneys
? Other duties may be occasionally assigned by a direct bankruptcy supervisor
Skills and requirements:
?Minimum 3 years office related experience in a busy legal setting
?File processing experience
?Experience working with attorneys
?Experience working with lenders preferred
?Previous bankruptcy experience
?Previous experience working with Vendorscape, LPS, and other vendor related software preferred
?Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
?Strong organizational skills
?Ability to maintain records and prepare reports
?Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a large case load
?High proficiency with computers and technology
We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.
Must pass Felony background and drug test