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Title : Collections Attorney

Location : Colorado - Lakewood
Refer to Job # QQRR712784

Collections Attorney Duties: Initial case intake and evaluation of delinquencies. Direct preparation/approval of pleadings in county, district and bankruptcy court. Pre and post-trial negotiations, including ADR. Evaluate post-judgment options, garnishments, interrogatories, stipulations and foreclosures. Prepare and monitor all post judgment collection efforts. Prepare for and conduct returns, hearings, trials and appeals. Conduct legal research as necessary or requested. Monitor and evaluate bankruptcies and foreclosures. Respond to client inquiries regarding status of pending matters. Maintain and review status reports. Client interaction via correspondence, phone and email. Participate in firm business development activities. Handle heavy case load of approx. 900 files. Supervise, develop and utilize staff to effectively manage caseload. Qualifications: License to practice law in Colorado, with 3+ years of experience in legal collections practice. Advanced knowledge of FDCPA. Excellent organizational/multi-tasking skills and ability to exercise judgment/discretion. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive situations with poise, tact and diplomacy. Must interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization. High level of initiative and foresight in completing assigned projects. Excellent grammar, spelling, editing, writing and verbal skills. High attention to detail in composing/proofing, establishing priorities, meeting deadlines. Must be able to work in a high volume, fast-paced, often stressful environment with ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands. Strong computer skills including: Outlook, Word and Excel. Experience in some type of case management and billing software.

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