Paralegal Assistant

Paralegal Assistant

This position is responsible for providing administrative/clerical support to our Consumer Collections paralegals and attorneys. Duties include documentation preparation, processing mail, data entry, answering phones and other related clerical duties assigned by the department. The incumbent for this position is gradually taught all aspects of the litigation process for Consumer Collections.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and organize lawsuit paper files to ensure that appropriate case information and legal documents are maintained
  • Prepare and review case letters and pleadings
  • Provide assistance with electronic case management tasks by reviewing and sorting scanned documentation and updating diary codes in client database
  • Provide other administrative/clerical tasks as assigned by the section manager

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • 2-year college degree or Paralegal Certification preferred
  • Basic understanding of the litigation process a plus
  • Ability to type 50 WPM
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office and Corel products to include WordPerfect, Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • 6 months to 1-year administrative support experience a plus
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to process large volume of work in an efficient and precise manner
  • Detail-oriented

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