Bankruptcy Legal Assistant

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Bankruptcy Legal Assistant

Coral Gables, Florida

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Direct (Permanent) Full Time

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NA

Coral Gables, Florida

Direct (Permanent) Full Time

NA

January 09, 2023

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Job ID: 1315662_1673278499

January 09, 2023

Job ID: 1315662_1673278499

Job Summary

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Boutique business law firm seeks a Bankruptcy Legal Assistant to join their team!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Type, proofread, format and edit correspondence, pleadings, memoranda, agreements and other legal documents under time-sensitive deadlines; may assist with drafting of pleadings and other documents.
  • Prepare and file pleadings, briefs, and other court submissions using Lexis File&Serve, CM/ECF, and other electronic filing systems.
  • Open new client and new matter files using Firm software.
  • Keep paper and electronic files for Professionals and clients; maintain email and electronic files using Firm software.
  • Schedule appointments, depositions and meetings; make travel arrangements; set-up conference calls and video meetings.
  • Provide deadlines to docketing; track deadlines; confirm deadlines are docketed correctly; if applicable.
  • Prepare and submit expense/reimbursement reports.
  • Open and route mail and email, attaching appropriate files and documents.
  • Improve efficiencies by utilizing software applications (Firm and practice-specific), expanding on knowledge and learning new applications and skills to achieve a higher quality and more efficient work product.
  • Work as a team and in conjunction with cluster mates, colleagues and Professionals in specified practice area(s) and office/Firm wide.
  • Liaise with document services for all document production projects.
  • Keep abreast of practice-specific laws, rules, processes and procedures.
  • Conduct basic research/analysis, as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education/Experience:

  • A minimum of three years of law firm experience.
  • Prior experience with Bankruptcy law.
  • High school diploma required. College degree a plus.
  • Must possess knowledge and understanding of Bankruptcy in Florida.
  • Must have knowledge of Florida State and Federal filing.
  • Prior use of a document management system a plus.
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, Excel.
  • Ability to organize/prioritize workload and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills and the ability to professionally interact with professionals, clients and staff.
  • Proven work ethic.
  • Ability to problem-solve and anticipate issues/problems.
  • Ability to work overtime, as needed.
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About Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

We look forward to working with you.

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