Legal Assistant/paralegal in Fort Lauderdale, FL| LawFirmStaff

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Title : Legal Assistant/paralegal

Location : Florida - Fort Lauderdale
Refer to Job # AMTR736372

Legal Assistant/Paralegal The candidate will be responsible for assisting legal counsel with litigating a portfolio of loans towards a favorable resolution. Obtaining, reviewing, and analyzing Court dockets; Drafting and preparation of various legal pleadings, motions, and affidavits; Identify issues in the foreclosure process and expedite resolution of the same; Drafting and preparation of discovery related documents including Request for Production, Interrogatories, and Request for Admissions; Maintaining accurate and current case updates in Firm s case management system as well as client s case management systems; Providing updates to the clients via BKFS, Lenstar, Vendorscape, Tempo & ADR; Communicating and coordinating with opposing counsel about all issues of the case; Coordinating and setting hearings while following the county specific requirements; Meeting client deadlines; Daily communication with clients in a professional manner via email, desktop, or phone conversations; Assist legal counsel in all aspects and areas of the foreclosure process in a statewide practice as needed; Build, nurture, and maintain positive relationships with clients, opposing counsel, court clerks, etc. The candidate should have 3+ years Florida legal experience. Must have working legal knowledge of foreclosure and real estate transactions. Must have ability to demonstrate acceptance of responsibility for both achievements and errors. Should have PC proficiency in Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer. Experience working in client systems: BKFS/LoanSphere, Lenstar, Vendorscape, Tempo and/or ADR preferred. Must have ability to communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing.

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