Bankruptcy Legal Assistant

Bankruptcy Legal Assistant

Responsibilities:
• Answer, screen and/or respond to telephone calls
• Establish rapport with clients
• Open, review and screen correspondence
• Maintain contacts and calendar
• Open client files, maintain daily chronological files and perform routine filing of correspondence and other materials
• Draft routine correspondence
• Prepare faxes and overnight deliveries
• Work as part of a team to support other secretaries and timekeepers in the group when necessary
• Knowledge of mortgages and related documents
• Knowledge of drafting legal documents and filing of same
• Requesting information and documents from clients
• Ability to manage multiple clients and knowing their procedures and policies
Qualifications Required:
• General bankruptcy experience required
• A college degree and/or paralegal certification
• Willingness to take initiative
• Strong administrative skills
• Ability to manage multiple priorities with strict attention to detail is a must
• Strong client relations skills
• Ability to maintain strict confidences
• Strong word processing skills
• Aptitude for or ability to learn and use new software
• Must be a true team player