Paralegal

Employer
Robert Half
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Jan 20, 2021
Closes
Jan 27, 2021
Ref
1640580005
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Ref ID: 04510-0011673210Classification: ParalegalCompensation: $20.00 to $25.00 hourlyRobert Half Legal is seeking a litigation paralegal for a corporation in Northern Virginia. THE ROLEThis position serves as the primary point of contact with our outside counsel for all litigation related activity as well as monitoring our litigation pipeline including judgments and bankruptcies. Company uses outside counsel for litigation filing and a separate firm for judgment enforcement. The loan agreements have either Virginia or California choice of law and venue, so our filings are concentrated in these two states.* Coordinate decision making on customer legal settlement arrangements - post filing* Prepare litigation "packages" for outside counsel including copies of relevant documents and payment histories* Coordinate requests for out-of-pocket fees and review/approve legal bills* Maintain and update litigation log to manage pipeline and track progress of matters* File proof of claims and monitor status via Pacer* Make recommendations, after coordinating with outside counsel, on procedural issues including settlement negotiations* Ensure internal system of record is updated with current account status* Serve a key member of loan operations teamJob Requirements:* A minimum of 3 years serving in a legal collections capacity* Paralegal certificate a plus, but NOT required (prior work experience is the key factor)* Demonstrated experience handling collection litigation including the interface with outside counsel* Strong knowledge of collections process, language and procedures* Excellent analytical and organizational skills and attention to detail* The ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment while meeting time sensitive deadlines* Strong technical, written and verbal communication skills* Familiarity and comfort working in commercial collections software platform* Proficient in Microsoft applications* Bachelor's Degree preferredPlease apply directly to Patrick Doherty at patrick.doherty@roberthalflegal.comRobert Half Legal matches legal professionals and consultants with remote or on-site jobs on a full-time, project and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide teams for complex projects, including litigation, eDiscovery, data privacy, and mergers and acquisitions. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs. When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes' inaugural list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms. Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5592. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information. (C) Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project attorneys do not constitute a law firm among themselves. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use).

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