Bankruptcy 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 Law Firm has an immediate opening for a full- time Bankruptcy 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/Operations Manager and Managing Attorney. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your skill set and develop a fulfilling career with a multi-state law firm! Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Drafting and filing of Motion for Relief with the Court in MD, DC and VA. Drafting and filing of Proof of Claims to be reviewed by Attorney for MD, DC and VA Track motions and responses, including interacting with the Court to ensure motions are processed to ensure all deadlines are met Uploading of responses, motions and directives into Firm's internal system, Obtain fee approval and complete billing Process incoming Orders and Motions from the Court Update/interact with Clients and Investors on file status Communication with multiple clients in MD, DC, and VA through clients' communication system We are looking for team members who are driven and excited to learn something new every day! Qualified candidates will possess: the ability to manager assigned workload, strong professional written and communication skills, intermediate Microsoft office / word-processing, detailed proofreading skills and while having a positive outlook and capacity to excel under pressure of challenging workload. Ideal candidate will have experience in: bankruptcy e-filing systems, reviewing and understanding financial records of consumer lending instructions, drafting written pleadings, orders, and working with opposing counsel to resolve matter while with a high volume of clients and workload. This is a full-time position, with immediately availability. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications, and includes a comprehensive benefits package. We invite you to apply to our firm by submitting your resume, cover letter and salary requirements for consideration. Passing of pre-employment checks is a requirement for hire. Compensation: $30,000-$35,000 non-exempt + benefits and paid time off. Compensation is negotiable based on experience and education. 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.