Hybrid LEDES Legal Billing Specialist

Houston, TX 77092

Posted: 02/08/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Legal Job Number: 18686 Pay Rate: 70,000

Job Description

Our busy law firm in Houston, TX is seeking a Billing Coordinator to join our team. In this role, you will play a vital part in our billing process, handling various transactions related to requests for pro forma, bill edits, and bills. Collaboration and attention to detail are important as you work closely with attorneys, secretaries, and other team members to ensure accurate and timely billing. You should have experience in legal billing, proficiency in billing software, and strong problem-solving abilities are essential for success in this role. Additionally, familiarity with billing sites and LEDES manipulation for upload to these sites is required

Law Firm Profile
Law Firm is all about teamwork
Hybrid position 3 in office/2 at home
Focus will always be on the client’s needs
Firm follows a “Team approach” so you have attorney expertise in every area
Definite growth potential in this department

Hybrid LEDES Legal Billing Specialist Role
Process pro forma requests, bill edits, and bill transactions, including narrative edits, time/cost transfers, hour and value adjustments, and unbilled write-offs.
Manage electronic bills, validating transactions, transferring bills, and maintaining documentation.
Set up and maintain special client rate tables and bill formats as requested by attorneys.
Review and process unbilled write-offs, maintaining billing accuracy.
Interface with client billing applications via the Internet or other file transfer methods.
Assist attorneys and secretaries with billing issues and respond to client inquiries promptly.
Run proformas on a monthly basis and as needed to ensure accurate billing records.
Support the implementation of billing hub, contributing to data conversion validation.
Support fellow billers as time allows.
Collaborate with the Controller on special projects and reports as required.
Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

Hybrid LEDES Legal Billing Specialist Background
Minimum of 2 years of billing experience in a professional services environment.
Prior legal billing experience, particularly in a large firm billing for multiple attorneys, is preferred.
Proficiency in legal billing software, with a preference for Coyote Analytics.
Strong proficiency in Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Excellent problem-solving abilities, with the capability to quickly identify and resolve issues.
Understanding of general accounting concepts.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with personnel at all levels.
Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining accuracy.
Familiarity with billing sites and experience manipulating LEDES files for upload to these sites.
Understanding of LEDES files and conversion from TXT File to Excel and manipulation of same for accurate transfer of billing and matter data between law firms and clients. 
Understanding that invoices must be created in a LEDES format to be uploaded into the e-billing system your client uses and be readable on the receiving end. 
Experience in uploading invoices to a third-party administrator’s site.

Law Firm Features and Benefits
Want to grow billing group to a level where Billers can work file from beginning to resolution
Newly hired employee eligible for benefits at 1st of month following date of hire
BCBS-TX Health Insurance
401k eligible after 30 days
3 PPO plans to choose from
Three dental plans to choose from
Vision exam 10.00 co-pay
50,000 life insurance through Unum
Short term disability
Long term disability
Flex Savings Account

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.

Disclaimer: Sensitive and personal data will not be requested by Frontline Source Group or its affiliates until a job offer is made and accepted. If you ever doubt the validity of our job postings, we encourage you to call one of our branch locations to verify the status on any job.

Job Requirements

Billing, LEDES, invoices, pro forma requests, bill edits, and bill transactions

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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