Legal Assistant

  • location: Lake Forest, CA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $20 per hour
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job description

Legal Assistant

***A Paralegal degree or certificate from an ABA accredited program required**Under general supervision, the Legal Analyst maintains research, analysis and evaluation of bankruptcy accounts from the commencement of the bankruptcy case to discharge or dismissal.

Responsibilities:
- Provide research and analysis in connection with newly filed bankruptcy cases to determine proposed treatment.
- Research and analyze bankruptcy Motions and Objections.
- Research and analyze total loss insurance claims.
- Research collateral value in order to determine to what extent creditor is secured.
- Receive and review bankruptcy court notices.
- Monitor bankruptcy cases for deviation from confirmed plan treatment of creditor.
- Receive, review and respond to correspondence from Trustees and debtor's counsel.
- Field telephone calls from Trustees, Court personnel and debtor's counsel.
- Monitor Trustee's receipts and disbursements.
- Analyze dismissed or discharged cases for correct action on the account.
- Review and analyze legal basis for Trustee refund requests.
- Research and analyze Civil Judgment accounts involved in bankruptcy.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- Excellent writing and communication skills required.
- Must demonstrate effective organizational, communication, time-management and interpersonal skills and high attention to detail.
- Must be able to work independently and handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
- Must demonstrate ability to read and interpret legal documents and understand legal terminology.
- Must be proficient with Microsoft Windows and Office, and internet research and should be familiar with PACER, NDC, and Lexis Nexis' Accurint.

Qualifications:
-General knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code and Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 proceedings desired.
-Paralegal degree or certificate from an ABA accredited program required
- Prior consumer bankruptcy law experience is preferred.

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