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Bankruptcy Attorney

Company: Steele LLP
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Bankruptcy Attorney Reports to: Principal Partners Function: Represents the Law Firm, and the Law Firm's lending and servicing clients in all bankruptcy and bankruptcy adversarial litigation matters referred in the state of California. Duties can include meeting with clients, researching applicable laws, preparing reports, drafting and filing paperwork and appearing in court . Specific Duties: Responsible for the general management and oversight of the bankruptcy department, including supervision of bankruptcy department staff to ensure bankruptcy files are timely handled to meet client expectations, staff is punctual and remains on task, bankruptcy staff work product is of high quality and in line with client requirements and that the bankruptcy department meets the overall goals and objectives of the Law Firm. Assists bankruptcy staff, as needed, with responses to client scorecards, scorecard rebuttals and escalated client issues or correspondence Review and execute Payment Change Notices, Post-Petition Fee Notices, Transfers of Claim, and Proofs of Claim. Performing payment reconciliation for Pre- and Post-Petition payments. Sending Notice of Default Letters for loans that have failed to comply with a Relief from Stay Consent Order. Answering inbound Bankruptcy calls. Update the Law Firm's internal system/s with comments regarding each call, initiate any tasks required, assisting the client with prompt and thorough resolution of their concerns Responding to all inquiries from Debtors BK Attorneys, BK Trustee, Law Firm attorneys and staff, etc.. Conduct Chapter 13 Plan Reviews. Attend court hearings (both telephonic and in person). Prepare Motions for Relief from the Automatic Stay, Objections to Chapter 13 and 11 Plans, and various pleadings associated with the representation of secured creditors in bankruptcy matters. Manage and prepare documents in Contested Hourly Matters including Bankruptcy Adversary Litigation, Motions to Value Collateral, Claim Objections, Motions to Sell Real Property, Motions to Use Cash Collateral and any and all other motions referred on an hourly basis Manage assigned case load in manner that meets goals and client expectations. Handle escalated and time sensitive matters as needed. Other duties and special projects as needed. Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of Word/Microsoft Office SuiteKnowledge of PC Docs/AdobeKnowledge of Legal Systems such as Pacer and Westlaw Expectations: Regular Attendance in office, possible hybrid Record billable hours according to billable work files only Ability to interact with people at all levels of the corporate structure Prioritize and handle numerous competing demands in a high-volume, fast-paced working environment Proven ability to work effectively in independent settings Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of contacts including outside attorneys, senior management, and business associates Excellent at multi-tasking Flexible and detail-oriented Managing and meeting client and Law Firm deadlines Anticipate support needs of attorneys across a variety of corporate legal matters Identify and resolve or escalate issues in a timely manner Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Display excellent communication skills both verbal and written Excellent research skills including use of legal and non-legal sources Proficient in software tools including but not limited to Word, Excel, Outlook Ability to manage and prioritize large caseload Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner Conscientious with respect to work completion, deadlines, time management and attendance Analytical and detail oriented while working at a fast pace Excellent problem solving and organizational skills Overall good work ethic and willingness to adapt to change Demonstrates professional behavior and teamwork, is punctual, dependable and adheres to company policies and procedure Offering competitive pay salaryJob Type: Full-timePay: $108,619.00 - $118,683.00 per yearBenefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday

Keywords: Steele LLP, Irvine , Bankruptcy Attorney, Legal , Irvine, California

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