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Legal Assistant

Company: Cornerstone Staffing
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

CornerStone Staffing has partnered with a Legal Organization seeking a Legal Assistant!If you have excellent Legal experience, a great attitude, and ready to work ASAP - PLEASE APPLY NOW!Job Title: Legal AssistantJOB ID - 138100Location: Down Town Fort Worth, TX - Parking is paid!Duration: DIRECT HIRE!!!--Pay: $20/hr.Schedule: 8am - 5pm, Monday - FridayJob Description: Assist the Attorneys and Area Manager in initial preparation, filing, monitoring and maintaining lawsuits on delinquent tax accounts for the purpose of collection of the taxes and/or foreclosure of the tax liens; assist in providing phone support to taxpayers.Other duties include:1. Respond to incoming litigation calls2. Make collection calls to taxpayers and lienholders3. Input Account and Lawsuit information into Oracle4. Review pending cases to determine procedures needed5. Respond to written correspondence6. Prepare, organize and electronically file litigation documents7. Check payment status of accounts and send reminder or balance due letters when needed8. Research and Review Title Documents9. Perform address research when needed10. Perform address research on Defendants11. Review title reports to determine all necessary parties are included in lawsuit12. Enter information in Case Management System13. Scheduling and maintain Court dockets (only if position requires)14. Monitor Workflow Queues assigned to you15. Maintain control of Workflow Queues so that workload is balanced16. Check service status of citations and follow up as needed17. Prepare and file pre-judgment litigation documents as needed ( Amended Petitions, Citations, Answers, Motions, Disclosure Responses, Interventions, Dismissals, etc18. Assist Attorneys at Court hearings (only if position requires)19. Correspond with Tax Office staff and Court staff20. Prepare all documents related to tax sales (only if position requires)21. Attend tax foreclosure sales (only if position requires)REQUIREMENTS:1. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment, while maintaining accuracy and productivity, with attention to detail2. Good understanding of the flow of litigation, from start to finish and terms associated with tax collection and standard litigation3. Basic understanding of real estate title documents4. Ability to set priorities and maintain an organized and productive work flow5. Ability to communicate in a professional manner6. Proficient use of Tax Office, Court and Firm Operating systems7. Basic Computer knowledge8. Proficient in proofing documents9. Must be dependable and reliableFor immediate consideration please email your resume to michellez@cornerstonestaffing.comTo Apply for this Job:Click the Apply Online button, then:

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Keywords: Cornerstone Staffing, Fort Worth , Legal Assistant, Legal , Fort Worth, Texas

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