Legal Support (Full-Time)
Wakefield & Associates Jefferson City, MO
- Expired: August 16, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
General Summary of Duties:Perform Third-Party Collection Procedures that follow Federal, State, and Local laws in order to secure payment for outstanding bad-debt accounts while working with attorneys and legal team.Duties of Job:Compliance: Follows all Federal, State, and Local laws regarding the collection of bad debt accounts including, but not limited to, FDCPA, HIPAA, Rules of Civil ProcedureCase Management/Data Entry: Verifies, enters, updates, corrects and archives information within company databases, folders and spreadsheets relating to accounts placed for third-party collection. Communication: Confers with attorneys , co-workers, colleagues, court staff and process servers by phone, email and/or IM when necessaryGeneral office: Performs filing, sorting, mailing, faxing, copying and scanning Prepares account(s) for litigation following established guidelines for in-house or forwarding attorneyPerforms tasks required to move the case through the litigation process in an effort to collect on outstanding bad-debt. Tasks may include but are not limited to: Manage court calendarDraft legal documentsCoordinate process serviceFile legal documents with the courtForward firm tracking and follow upVerify Bankruptcy and Probate information and either send information to an internal department or our client for processingPerforms other related duties as assigned by supervisorEntry Level Job Requirements:High school education or equivalent*Knowledge of business office procedures Knowledge of Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher, and PowerPoint Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetic and numeric systemsProficient and professional communication skillsStrong attention to detailAbility to maintain effective working relationships with, consumers, clients, employees, vendors and the public, Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and documentsAbility to read, understand and follow oral and written instructionAbility to stay on task while staying organized Ability to work consistently and meet assigned goals and deadlines with minimal errorMust be punctual with little or no absenteeism other than personal/vacation time allowedMust be a self-starter, self-managing, and self-motivatedMust be team and company oriented*Associates degree and/or paralegal certificate preferred but not required.
Will train qualified candidate Benefits:Major Medical InsuranceFlexible Spending AccountDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLife InsuranceLong Term & Short Term disability 100% paid by employer after 1 yearVoluntary Term Life401(k) Savings PlanUNUM Supplemental InsurancePaid HolidaysPaid Time Off
Wakefield & Associates
AddressJefferson City, MO
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