Paralegal

Houston, TX 77002

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Legal Job ID:: 131326 Pay Range: $70,000-80,000 / year

Job Description


Paralegal - Bankruptcy experience

Join this outstanding company as a Paralegal and work HYBRID (one day in Office in Downtown Houston and four days from home)! 


Responsibilities:

  • Work under the direction Attorneys to resolve Bankruptcy issues.
  • Draft Bankruptcy pleadings as needed to resolve any outstanding matters.
  • Must have advanced knowledge of using Pacer.
  • Must have an expert level understanding of Bankruptcy Court terms and processes.
  • Provide research and draft memorandum as needed.
  • Manage and accurately track a large volume of case files.
  • Draft Bankruptcy pleadings as needed to resolve outstanding matters.
  • Coordinate with outside counsel, vendors and service providers during varied phases of litigation/settlement on complex matters.
  • Uphold confidentiality and handle protected/sensitive material and information in the secure manners provided.
  • Coordinate with other operational groups and effectively delegate tasks to the appropriate teams while retaining responsibility for successful completion of overall project.
  • Provide administrative assistance on any key projects or deliverables.
  • Draft work in a manner that mitigates errors with minimal oversight, while understanding the appropriateness of escalations when necessary.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or a paralegal certificate preferred
  • Advanced computer literacy with Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant Bankruptcy experience.
  • Experience in mass tort settlements or multi-party personal injury, with basic knowledge of lien resolution is ideal, but not required.
  • Intermediate Excel abilities such as Pivot Tables, V/XLOOKUP, and Macros is a plus.
  • Familiarity with any CRM 

Additional Information:
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 8-5 
  • 401(k) w/match
  • Health, Dental & Vison insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Must be open to some travel (less than 5%, domestic US)



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Meet The Recruiter

Meredith Clem
District Manager / Senior Recruiter

A proud graduate of the University of Texas, Meredith joined Burnett Specialists and has spent her career representing companies and candidates across the great state of Texas.

Meredith is honored to have touched the businesses she has provided professionals to throughout her career, and she strives to always offer positive guidance to the candidates she represents to help them to make the best decisions to grow their careers.

Favorite quote: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that count.” – Winston Churchill

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