Bankruptcy/ Commercial Litigation Paralegal Job Description
The prime candidate will have the following qualifications:
At least 5 years of law firm experience required. BA/BS and/or paralegal certificate a plus. Experience with ECF filing, PACER, bankruptcy (Chapters 7 and 11) procedures (debtor, creditor, and trustee work), assignments for the benefit of creditors, adversary proceedings, state and federal court litigation, including discovery/tracking and meeting deadlines, contact with the courts, court reporters, scheduling hearings, E-Portal filing, etc. Applicants should have a working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook, and ideally, have experience using BestCase, WorldDox, Westlaw, PracticeMaster, and e-discovery document review platforms, including Logikcull, Relativity, and other e-discovery platforms.
The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, able to work with a high volume and varied caseload, and must be able to prioritize tasks and track billable time. They must be able to effectively and efficiently communicate with clients, co-workers, opposing counsel, and court staff. They must further possess excellent typing and organizational skills, with a keen eye towards detail and ability to multi-task. Candidates must also be able to work under pressure with numerous deadlines and must be disciplined and flexible to work in a remote environment with minimal supervision.
Firm offers competitive salary and benefits in a pleasant team-oriented working environment.
IMPORTANT: Please send your resume with a cover letter to email@example.com with the words Bankruptcy Paralegal in the subject line. Please include your compensation expectation, references, and a short sentence or two about why you will be a positive addition to our team.