Weltman Weinberg & Reis Co

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Legal Assistant

at Weltman Weinberg & Reis Co

Posted: 10/24/2017
Job Reference #: 5000255697106
Keywords: data entry

Job Description

Requisition Number

2509

Job Title

Legal Assistant

Location

Brooklyn Heights, OH-1

Job Description

Full Time

We are currently seeking a Legal Assistant Auditor to join the Forwarding Department of our Brooklyn Heights, Ohio office. The Forwarding team is a specialized legal department within Consumer Collections that partners with attorneys outside of our footprint in nearly 40 different states. Our new Legal Assistant will act as a liaison between network attorneys and the Firm in order to monitor Collections files, audit internal process flows, responds to inquiries, and resolve outstanding file issues. If you have excellent multitasking skills and incredible attention to detail with at least one year of experience in a legal support role, please read on and apply to be considered.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

*Serves as liaison between client and network attorneys.
*Reviews legal documents to ensure accuracy.
*Coordinates trial appearances between client and network attorneys.
*Contacts clients and attorneys for resolution of outstanding issues, further instructions, status updates, and additional information and documentation.
*Negotiates payment arrangements and sale or return of assets/collateral for attorney/client approval.
*Performs data entry to update notes on accounts and reports.


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

*Competitive hourly rate based upon experience
*Paid Time Off (PTO) - 16 days annually + 7 Company paid holidays
*Competitive benefits -- Medical, Rx, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance after 30 days and 401(k)
*Promotional opportunities from within the firm
*Employee Perks Available from Verizon, Car Dealerships, Local Movie Theaters, Theme Parks, etc.
*On site "Bistro To Go" vending and fresh foods available
*Earn incentives through monthly contests in a fun team environment!
*Free Parking


OUR FIRM:

With more than 85 years of experience in the creditors' rights industry, Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA (WWR) is a nationally-recognized full-service collections firm with more than 80 attorneys and 750 total employees. We represent nearly every type of creditor, including some of the largest financial institutions in the U.S., in bankruptcy, consumer and commercial collections, litigation, and real estate default matters, with the strictest adherence to compliance and security standards and with a premium on reputation management. To learn more, please visit www.weltman.com.


WWR is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.


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To apply: Please send resumes to careersWWR@weltman.com

Requirements

*1 year of relevant Legal Support experience and a 1 year Paralegal or Legal Assisting Certificate, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
*Professional verbal and written communication skills
*Keen ability to multitask and adapt to different processes and procedures
*Comfort working in a fast-paced environment
*Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
*Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel
*Ability to type a minimum of 45 wpm with accuracy