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Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Paralegal

Fort Worth, TX 76102

Posted: 06/01/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Legal Job Number: 18179 Pay Rate: 85,000

Job Description

Our Downtown Fort Worth Law Firm is seeking a highly motivated 5+ year Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Litigation Paralegal to join a fantastic 7 person team.  This is a direct-hire position for a candidate who is energetic and likes to work hard. Love the Fort Worth atmosphere?  You are going to love this Law Firm! 

Law Firm Profile
Firm practices Chapter 11 debtor and creditor bankruptcy
8 attorney office with a friendly boutique atmosphere
Position is 5 days in the office
Super positive work environment
Attorneys created this Law Firm from other Larger firms for a personal touch
Firm puts the client’s needs first

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Paralegal Role
This Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Paralegal must be very organized and have 5+ years of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy experience.  If you have big law firm experience – that is a huge plus.  
Review orders on Motions for Relief for approval to upload to Court
Good working knowledge of the Motion for relief process in Chapter 11 bankruptcies
Communicate with current and prospective clients and set up initial phone interviews
Draft, revise and proof correspondence, pleadings, summons, affidavits, interrogatories and discovery requests
Assist Attorney in review of new client referrals, loan documents, bankruptcy plans and schedules
Enter Attorney time, proofing pre-bills and sending bills to client  
E-file documents with State and Federal Courts
Organize case files
Coordinate document productions
Track critical deadlines and manage calendars with Compulaw software
Maintain Index for Pleadings and discovery

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Paralegal Background
Minimum 5+ years of experience as a Bankruptcy Litigation Paralegal 
Software experience required in Bankruptcy Pro, Timeslips, Pacer, Lexis research, and Microsoft Office.
Typing 70+ wpm 
Excellent communication skills
Software experience required in Bankruptcy Pro, Timeslips, Pacer, Lexis research, and Microsoft Office 
Excellent writing and proofreading skills
Experience with Calendar management using Compulaw software 
Candidate must have a good understanding of the litigation life cycle
Familiarity with Texas Rules of Civil Procedure, Local Rules, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Engaged with current litigation events, cases and decisions
Experience using Microsoft productivity tools - Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word
Candidate must have the ability to work under pressure and enjoy a fast-paced environment
Ability to work on multiple projects and have the ability to prioritize projects
Must be able to work independently and without supervision or work with team

Law Firm Features and Benefits
Position is 5 days in the office in Fort Worth
Position is Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Health insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Bonus pay

Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.  The client cannot sponsor any visas.

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Job Requirements

Chapter 11 debtor and creditor bankruptcy paralegal, litigation

Meet Your Recruiter

Becky Campbell

Becky's areas of legal specialization include senior attorneys, associate attorneys, corporate attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries. More specifically, she has placed litigation attorneys, personal injury attorneys, corporate attorneys, intellectual property secretaries, litigation secretaries, and litigation paralegals among many other legal positions.

Becky has impeccable communication skills and is always on top of her game when talking to law firm partners, office managers, and high-profile candidates. Her laid-back personality makes it easy for her to connect and get along with all kinds of people. She has a witty sense of humor that always lightens the mood and makes conversation easy. Her wit coupled with her industrious spirit is what has made her a huge success in her career.

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