Evictions Legal Assistant for Real Estate Law Firm

Employer
McCabe, Weisberg & Conway, LLC
Location
Laurel, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
With over 40 years of experiences in Real Estate Law, our Law Firm has an immediate opening for a full- time Evictions 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 Managing Attorney. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your skill set and develop a fulfilling career with a multi-state law firm! The purpose of the eviction is to assist the bank in lawfully gaining possession of the property after a foreclosure sale as quickly and effectively as possible. The main objective of the Eviction Legal Assistant(s) will be to work a file from start to completion during the possessory action. The Legal Assistant is responsible for efficiently and effectively working their assigned files and notifying the managing attorney if there is an issue. Responsibilities may include, but not limited to: Legal file reviews and validations File management to ensure court and evictions deadline are met Responsible for drafting, completing revision from Attorneys and then sending legal documents such as Motions, Affidavits, and Notice of Intent VA, MD or DC Court Houses relating to evictions Answering and updating clients on file status through multiple clients internet based systems Communicating with former owners, tenants, courts, and local sheriff's office on a daily basis regarding active evictions matters. Legal research on legal matter Handling Cash for Keys options Assisting with projects/assignments from Attorneys 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, evictions, 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.