The Legal Clerk’s primary purpose is to provide support to the department attorneys and other legal staff in performing legal tasks.

General Purpose of the Job
The Legal Clerk’s primary purpose is to provide support to the Department’s attorney and paralegal.

Essential Job Functions
All the following tasks vary from day to day, but most are performed daily.

  • Manage matters placed with outside firms.
  • Review, process and manage bankruptcy filings, including filing proofs of claim and informing manager of any matters which need attention, such as bankruptcy motions, dismissals on active matters, and claims which may fall outside the scope of bankruptcy.
  • Prepare legal correspondence.
  • Assist with skip trace on Legal files.
  • Assist with answering the Legal Department phone and help the person who called in or direct his/her call to someone who can.
  • Assist with preparation and filing of various legal documents and forms.
  • Other job related duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Basic knowledge of and familiarity with relevant laws and regulations applicable to the Company and Legal Department functions
  • Administrative Assistant education or training
  • Legal office experience preferred
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Excellent English and grammar
  • Good mathematical skills, typing and computer skills
  • Must be proficient in MS Office programs.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent English and grammar
  • Good mathematical skills, typing and computer skills
  • Must be proficient in MS Office programs
  • Valid Driver’s license (for occasional Court runs)

Optio Solutions offers team-oriented departments and a diverse group of friendly, motivated people.  We enjoy a business-casual work place, contests, events and more! Optio Solutions offers Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, 401(k) with company match and Holiday/Sick/Vacation pay. EOE

 

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