Bankruptcy Paralegal

Polsinelli PC - Dallas, TX3.7

Full-time

Dallas/ LA Century City office is looking for a paralegal to assist its Real Estate Financial Services Department, Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice group.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and file pleading, including electronic filing in various courts (bankruptcy, US District Courts and state courts)
  • Draft routine documents, including but not limited to Notice of Appearances, Proof of Claims, Civil Information Sheets, etc.
  • Review and analyze documents
  • Assist with all aspects of the bankruptcy process
  • Record documents with various agencies either electronically or by mail
  • Preparation and filing of UCC-1 and UCC-3 filing statements
  • Research (statues, procedural rules, land searches, Secretary of State websites, etc.)
  • Coordinate and publish legal notices
  • Assist with cases pending in various states, including, but not limited to, Arizona, California, Texas, Georgia and Tennessee.
  • Order and review title work
  • Analyze title and exception documents
  • Perform, review and analyze lien searches

Skills:

  • Experience in the bankruptcy, Chapter 11, foreclosure and loan enforcement process
  • Litigation experience is helpful.
  • Ability to effectively set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects for several attorneys
  • Ability to search database programs and online databases
  • Ability to organize, summarize and/or categorize documents
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptionally well organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities; flexible
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to interact with all levels of firm personnel, clients, other counsel and vendors
  • Ability to troubleshoot and create solutions

Requirements:

  • Paralegal Certificate/degree or degree in legal related studies (required) with Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
  • Two years’ paralegal experience

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • bankruptcy: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Paralegal: 2 years (Required)

License:

  • Paralegal Certificate (Required)