Part-Time Legal Assistant Role – Corporate Legal Department

trustpoint.one
Published
January 4, 2019
Location
Richmond, Virginia
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Description

Trustpoint.One is seeking a Part-Time Legal Assistant for our corporate client in Richmond, Virginia for a 3+ month contract assignment starting in early February, 2019 (assignment duration will likely be extended).

The hourly pay rate will be $17.00 per hour. This is a 20 hour per week assignment. Ideally, the candidate will be available to work 4 hour shifts, 5 days per week to keep up with the daily workflow. The client is open to creating a schedule to meet their workflow on a daily basis. No remote work opportunities exist for this position.

The Part-Time Legal Assistant will support our client’s loss mitigation team, which is a team of attorneys and paralegals who advise the corporation’s various lines of business on their loss mitigation activities. As part of the corporation's loss mitigation strategy, it utilizes a nationwide network of debt collection law firms to recover debts owed. Those law firms are obligated to notify the corporation via email of certain legal matters. The Part-Time Legal Assistant will manage the intake of those emails and will set up and assign the legal matters to the appropriate loss mitigation team attorney or paralegal.

The job responsibilities and skills required include the following:

- Manage legal matter intake process for various lines of business
- Research, document, and resolve a wide variety of requests using independent judgment
- Independently manage workload in an efficient manner
- Identify and solve issues within scope and escalate to management when appropriate
- Actively support and comply with team and department objectives
- Assist with team administrative functions, special projects, and reporting
- Work with management to identify and execute process improvements

Preferred Qualifications include:

- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
- Bachelor’s degree
- 1+ years of experience in a law firm OR 1+ years of experience in a corporate legal department

Interested candidates should please submit a Microsoft Word version of your resume to Richmond.recruiting@trustpoint.one to begin the registration process.

We look forward to working with you!

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