Legal Assistant

Zwicker & Associates
Gaithersburg, MD
Aug 05, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
Overview: The most prestigious lending institutions entrust Zwicker & Associates, PC to protect their legal interests throughout the country. Zwicker & Associates PC is a national creditors rights law firm headquartered in Massachusetts whose focus on ethics, compliance, and assertive representation of our clients' interests makes us the industry leader in debt collection. Since our founding in 1991, Zwicker has carefully expanded its operations to include 38 offices and over 900 employees across the country. Zwicker represents original lenders and provides a wide range of services in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial collections, consumer collections, and litigation. Zwicker is seeking a candidate with an eagerness to learn, as well as exemplary organizational and written and verbal communication skills to join our Zwicker team. We seek out candidates whose diverse skills, backgrounds, and experiences enable the Zwicker team to collaboratively innovate and excel in performance. We encourage and provide lifelong learning and training opportunities for our team members, with the goal of building a strong foundation and successful future with us. We strive to promote from within, offering excellent career advancement opportunities for high achievers. Zwicker is presently seeking a Legal Assistant to join our team in our office in Gaithersburg. Responsibilities: Analyze and process data, as assigned, to ensure that proper work flow is being adhered to pursuant to the expectations of both clients and Zwicker & AssociatesProvide and assist in high-level legal administrative and office management support to the Office Manager and attorneys on siteUtilize internal software to properly update and document the status of each account in the assigned inventoryPrepare documentation for attorney reviewFile (paper or e-file) pleadings with the various state specific court filing systemsAnswer incoming callsCommunicate effectively and appropriately with team members and outside partiesComply with all applicable standard operating procedures set forth by the officeEnsure quality of work while maintaining quantity of workPerform other duties as assigned Qualifications: Strong organizational and time management skillsProficient computer skills including experience in Microsoft office suite specifically strong excel skillsExcellent oral and written communication skillsGreat attention to detailProfessionalism and a winning attitude Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of rules of civil procedure, rules of evidence, and/or e-filing processPrevious administrative experience in a law firm or other financial or banking institutionDebt collection and/or litigation experience Physical Qualifications: Be able to lift 5 pounds or greaterBe able to sit 90% of the work day at all timesBe able to bend at the waist and be mobile when neededBe able to read and comprehend position specific documents and correspondenceBe able to communicate in a common language with/to individuals or groups verbally and/or in writingBe able to operate a computer, telephone, and/or equivalent devicesBe able to complete a minimum of a 40 hour flexible workweek schedule Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Zwicker & Associates, PC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. If you wish to seek an accommodation regarding the requirements of this position, please inform Human Resources Management. This is a full time, full benefit position. Benefit package includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, compensated time off, paid holidays and 401K with match. No phone calls, No agencies, EOE, a drug free workplace. Please review our Applicant Privacy Notice:-applicant-privacy-notice/ Min: USD $18.00/Hr. Max: USD $20.00/Hr.

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