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Corporate Commercial Bankruptcy Paralegal

Company: Jobot
Location: Dallas
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Established law firm (Founded in 1992) with offices in Dallas and Houston is looking for a Senior Bankruptcy Paralegal!This Jobot Job is hosted by: Ann HuronAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $60,000 - $80,000 per yearA bit about us:A full-service law firm with offices in Dallas and Houston. Founded in 1992 and providing professional services for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to mid-sized public and private companies to entrepreneurs. Handles litigation, transactional and bankruptcy matters.Why join us?

  • Well established- 30 years!
  • Growing!
  • Motivated to Hire!
  • Live by their four core values- Character, Entrepreneurship, Stewardship, Meritocracy!Job DetailsSummaryThe paralegal will work under the supervision of the supervising attorneys and provide support to the litigation and bankruptcy groups. Responsibilities include case organizing, analyzing, researching and writing. The paralegal will coordinate schedules, draft legal documents, and communicate with parties. The paralegal will assist Attorneys representing Debtors, Creditors, and Creditor Committees in large chapter 11 restructuring cases in a team environment. The candidate should have recent bankruptcy experience preferably in chapter 7 or 11 bankruptcy matters. Essential Duties , Responsibilities and RequirementsMust be able to handle all facets of bankruptcy cases including client contact and attorney support.Assist in analyzing due diligence materials regarding all aspects of a company's business operations.Assist with the preparation and filing of petitions, resolutions, first day pleadings, drafts.Cite check, research and update precedent in first and second-day pleadings filed; must be familiar with local rules of various courts; coordinate with other professionals and clients to obtain and analyze due diligence materials in preparation of exhibits and documents to be included as part of the filing material.Correspond with clients, creditors and other interested parties regarding case issues.Collate information and exhibits for motions, applications, notices, memoranda, proofs of claim.Preparation of quarterly fee applications.Assist with the preparation of monthly fee statements; maintain professional fee spreadsheets.Review and edit documents and exhibits, charts and diagrams.Maintain case calendars and working group lists.Work closely with other practice groups and offices on matters related to restructuring cases.Performs legal research, especially of the Uniform Commercial Code.Corporate background search with the secretary of state.Should have some experience with electronic discovery.Strong e-filing experience is also required.Follows up and checks status of bankruptcy cases.Dockets relevant information and future follow-up datesSorts and opens mail relevant to bankruptcy mattersScans and profiles correspondence and documents sent and received in electronic filing systemPerforms bankruptcy searches on various databases and dockets results.QualificationsFour (4) year undergraduate degree preferred but not required.Paralegal certification preferred but not required.A minimum of 4 years' experience working on bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters as a paralegal in Texas required.Must know all aspects of litigation discovery.Strong knowledge and computer skills of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Reveal, CoreRelate (Docketing), PACER, Elite, BestCase program and Adobe software is essential.Average typing speed of 60+ wpm required.Commitment to work overtime on evenings and weekends when necessary.Detail-oriented.Team player with ability to work independently, prioritize and multi-task.Strong administrative and organizational skills, creativity and initiative.Excellent oral and written communication skills and able to interact effectively with staff, attorneys, clients, courts and other professionals required.Able to work in a fast-paced environment with challenging tasks and daily deadlines.Must be able to maintain confidentiality.Must possess excellent English communication skills with the ability to speak and write clearly and informatively.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Dallas , Corporate Commercial Bankruptcy Paralegal, Legal , Dallas, Texas

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