Experienced Bankruptcy Paralegal
Beckett Law, LLC
West Hartford, CT US
Posted ago
Beckett Law, LLC

Small West Hartford, CT law firm is looking for an organized, detail-oriented, and experienced bankruptcy paralegal to work in-house. The position will require intermediate to expert knowledge of consumer bankruptcy law, and the ability to accurately and efficiently prepare a Ch 7 or Ch 13 petition independently. Will require the ability to coordinate with remote bankruptcy assistants, monitor deadlines, oversee production, maintain contact with clients, perform legal research, etc.

Must be able to maintain case files in an organized, neat, and accessible manner. If you're interested in advancing your paralegal career with opportunities for growth, we want to hear from you.

Must be within a reasonable commuting distance. This is an in-house position in West Hartford, CT.

Responsibilities
  • Organize our case filing systems to ensure all documents are properly sorted and easy to locate, and other administrative duties as needed

  • Prepare BK petitions, client update letters; pleadings and affidavits, under the supervision of a lawyer
  • Coordinate law office activity, including monitoring of production and work quality of remote employees
  • Prepare weekly status reports to share with Owner of company
  • Initiate calls to clients and opposing counsel
  • Enter all work in our case management system
  • Meet with clients in person or via zoom to gather information about legal issues, summarize, and report to attorneys

Qualifications
  • Candidates must have completed an ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong preference for candidates who have completed a paralegal professional certification or have an advanced paralegal education
  • Must have great time-management skills, and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • 3+ years of bankruptcy paralegal experience working for an attorney in a law firm setting

Compensation
$40,000 - $60,000
About Beckett Law, LLC

Beckett Law, LLC is the parent company to 2 subsidiary companies, one of which is Connecticut Bankruptcy, LLC. We are located in West Hartford, CT, and handle matters all across Connecticut.

We believe in compassionate, caring, and competent service to our clients. We hold all employees to a high standard, with an emphasis on quality legal work and superior customer service. Our employees work as a team to provide the most efficient services possible.

Applicants must be technologically savvy, quick learners, willing to adapt to new protocols, software, and efficiency standards. All employees are reviewed based on production and accuracy, and those that are able to meet and exceed their goals are rewarded accordingly.

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