Mediation & Calendaring Legal Assistant

Employer
McCabe, Weisberg & Conway, LLC
Location
Laurel, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
With over 40 years of experiences in Real Estate Law, our McCabe, Weisberg & Conway has an immediate opening for a full- time Mediations/Calendaring Legal Assistant in our Laurel, MD office! We are a high volume, fast- paced, multi-office law firm representing Mortgage Lenders, Banks and Financial Institutions in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, DC and Virginia through the Foreclosure and Bankruptcy legal process. Our Legal Assistants are responsible for performing specific job responsibilities and task within a legal setting under direct supervision of Team Lead and Supervising Attorney. Have you just graduated with your paralegal certificate or just received your associate's degree and want hands on experience in a transactional law firm, then apply! This is an excellent opportunity to advance your skill set and develop a fulfilling career with a multi-state law firm! The main duties of a legal assistant in the Mediations/Calendaring team is to to prepare cases for upcoming Maryland Mediation and Status Hearings; which includes but is not limited to: File management to ensure court deadline are met and attorney does not miss any court appearances; scanning and saving Notices of Mediation into internal system Assigning and calendaring Hearing dates for MD attorneys Client interactions Responsible for drafting and sending legal documents such as Motions, Affidavits, and Notice of Intent VA, MD or DC Court Houses Document validation and data entry of legal updates into internal system and multiple client system Soliciting financial packages from borrowers and borrower representatives Calculating and requesting fees Assisting with projects/assignments from Attorneys and Compliance Manager We are looking for team members driven and excited to learn something new every day! Candidates who have strong professional written and communication skills, experienced in drafting and proofreading documents, and have a willingness to work meticulously to ensure the quality of your work is completed. This position is great for any recent college graduate; high school diploma required. Previous experience in a law firm, title, bankruptcy, foreclosure and/ or mortgage banking is a plus, but not required. This is a full-time position, with immediately availability. Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications, and includes a comprehensive benefits package with Medical, Vision and Dental insurance. We invite you to apply to our firm by submitting your resume, cover letter and salary requirements for consideration. Passing of our background and credit check is a requirement for hire. Compensation: based on experience / per hour as well as a generous paid time off package Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, Life Insurances, Short Term and Long Term Disabilities Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM; 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM or 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM with a 30 minute lunch This employer does not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. Company Description: McCabe, Weisberg & Conway is an expanding regional firm representing mortgage lenders, banks, mortgage servicers, and financial institutions in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Our attorneys have been committed for over 40 years to providing the most comprehensive legal representation available to the mortgage banking industry. ATTORNEYS Attorneys in our firm have a depth of experience resulting from many years of practice in the mortgage banking industry. Our attorneys have worked for large national title insurance companies and have litigated complex real estate matters in the State and Federal Courts throughout our jurisdictions. Our attorneys have a wealth of knowledge, many with decades of experience including jury and non-jury trials, arbitrations and mediations. MWC employs a diverse team of lawyers knowledgeable in all areas of the mortgage banking industry. PRACTICE AREAS The attorneys at MWC have earned a reputation for excellence in securing the right resolution for each individual case. Our attorneys have significant experience handling high profile and complex creditor's rights litigation. We handle foreclosure, bankruptcy, real estate, loss mitigation, FDCPA, RESPA and TILA through the Mid-Atlantic region. Our strong legal team brings years of experience to all of our practice areas.