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CURRENT JOB LISTINGS:

FULL-TIME SOCIAL SECURITY PARALEGAL

We are hiring a full-time Legal Assistant to help answer phones and perform clerical/administrative work (i.e. manage Social Security cases/files and request medical records).The individual must be able to work around a cat. Previous administrative experience required.
Please send a PDF resume and cover letter to Tammy Thompson at tammy@scottknox.com at Scott E. Knox Attorneys at Law.
POSTED: March 27, 2015

FULL-TIME FORECLOSURE PARALEGAL (ENTRY LEVEL)

Local law firm located in Cincinnati (Red Bank Road) area is seeking two full-time paralegals to work in foreclosures. The firm is willing to hire entry-level paralegals, however, you must be bright and energetic.

If interested, please email Janis.Walter@uc.edu for contact information.  POSTED:  March 24, 2015

PART-TIME PERSONAL INJURY PARALEGAL

A small litigation firm in Mason and is interested in hiring a paralegal.  The paralegal would primarily work on personal injury cases, but would eventually be incorporated into other areas of practice (child sexual abuse, civil rights, employment law) as well.

 The position would start out as part time (3 days a week), but could grow depending on our caseload.  Given their current caseload, they are ideally looking for someone with some prior experience in the personal injury field rather than a new graduate.  Pay would be negotiable based on experience.

If interested, please email Janis Walter for the contact information.  Janis.Walter@uc.edu.  POSTED:  March 24, 2015

FAMILY LAW PARALEGAL – FULL-TIME POSITION

Local attorney located in Blue Ash area is seeking a full-time paralegal with at least one year of family law experience.  The position pays $13 as a probationary pay.  Once probation is up, it can go up to $15 as long as the candidate is progressing.  Position provides sick/holiday pay and also matches up to 3% on retirement.  If interested, please email Janis.Walter@uc.edu for contact information.  Posted: 3/11/15.

Bankruptcy and Probate Coordination Specialist

Date Created:  September 10, 2014

Summary:  The Bankruptcy and Probate Coordination Specialist coordinates the communications and information transfer between settlement matters (litigation firms), claims administrator, and bankruptcy estates (trustees) or probate estates (local probate counsel).

Responsibilities:
•Understand and articulate the services GRG Bankruptcy and Probate Coordination offers to clients.
•Data collection, perform PACER research, and data analysis and input.
•Review intake documents, analyze information and classify the case for proper procedure implementation
•Accurately and efficiently classifies each case to determine next steps
•Acts as liaison by learning facets of litigation and settlement program. Able to explain settlement program to a trustee or probate attorney and ensures all details are represented in court documents.
•Locates and engages local counsel to open estates and appoint fiduciaries in order to have the legal authority to release defendants and receive settlement funds
•Coordinates settlement process for which distribution is held, by communicating with, litigating firms, local counsel, claimants, attorneys, trustees, executors, and personal representatives
•Submits documentation and distributes instructions to the Claims Administrator or law firm upon receipt from local counsel
•Prepares status reports for the litigation firms, Claims Administration Department, and others, as appropriate
•Updates all actions in the consolidated database for follow-up and review
•Prepares and submits template Affidavits and Appointment/Approval Motions to the litigation firms or bankruptcy attorneys
•Manages projects by litigation and law firm client.
•Determines timeline of process and implements the necessary protocols in order to keep projects on the proper continuum.
•Focuses on continuous improvement through seeking knowledge staying abreast of trends (changes in law & litigation) by working with local counsel and internal compliance team.
•Regularly participates in meetings and is dependable as an internal/external resource on assigned projects
•Regular and timely attendance
•Other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements:
•One – three years in a professional client services capacity
•Able to adapt to constantly changing environment
•Excellent communication skills, written, oral, and listening
•Excellent time management skills
•Superior internal and external client service skills are a must
•Problem solving and strong analytical ability
•Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
•Paralegal Certificate/Degree, or equivalent work experience, preferred
•Able to orchestrate large volumes of data while meeting critical deadlines
•Must be able to work independently and as an effective team member
•Must be proficient in MS Office applications

Salary based on experience. Benefits included.  Free parking.  Posted: 3/5/15.

IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL

Paralegal needed for downtown immigration law firm. Must be organized, detail oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment.  Entry level is ok. Send resume with cover letter describing what you love most about winter.  For contact information, email Janis.Walter@uc.edu.  Posted:  3/2/15.

FULL-TIME PARALEGAL
PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE

Local prosecutor’s office is seeking a full-time paralegal to work in municipal court.  Position includes completing discovery for criminal cases and watching/summarizing OVI videos.  If interested, please email:  Janis.Walter@uc.edu for contact information.   Posted:  3/2/15.

LEGAL ASSISTANT
City of Cincinnati Law Department Collections Division

The City of Cincinnati Law Department is seeking applicants for a Paralegal position in collections.  The successful candidate’s primary duties will consist of assisting attorneys with collection and recovery of City revenue.  Such assistance will include managing high volume caseloads; drafting legal documents; managing attorney calendars; frequently communicating with debtors and City departmental staff; keeping track of debtor accounts; and managing payments. 

The successful candidate must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, be a proficient writer, and have excellent attention to detail, sound judgment and critical thinking abilities. The successful candidate must have good communication skills and must be trustworthy.  The successful candidate must be able to manage a high volume, fast-paced practice through effective task management and prioritization.  Previous experience with revenue collection is preferred.

Degree requirements: Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies or Paralegal Certification.  Send resumes & cover letter prior to March 6, 2015.  Posted: 2/20/15.

FULL-TIME PARALEGAL – GENERAL PRACTICE

Small but busy downtown Cincinnati law firm is looking for a good paralegal. We practice in a variety of legal fields, including Estate Planning and Probate, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family Law, Personal Injury, Criminal Law, and Small Business representation.  We need someone who is dependable, organized, detail-oriented, friendly and who likes to work.  You will have significant contact with clients, opposing attorneys, and court personnel, so people skills are important.  Starting pay depends on your level of experience and qualifications.

If interested, please email Janis.Walter@uc.edu to obtain the contact information.  The firm has requested that you forward your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.  Posted:  2/5/15.

OFFICE MANAGER

A Cincinnati downtown mid-size law firm of six attorneys is seeking a motivated, organized and experienced office manager. The position will involve working directly with the firm’s owner and responsibility for all administrative duties of the office.

The ideal candidate should have experience working in a law firm and be able to handle a variety of firm office management tasks including, vendor relations, billing and collections, payroll, IT support, HR management and general accounting duties.

Responsibilities and Essential Duties:
• Manage the day-to-day operations of the law office
• Track and monitor staff time off and schedules
• Prepare monthly accounting reports
• Perform monthly bank reconciliations
• Conduct staff meetings for training and team building
• Enter weekly deposits and assure proper allocation of payments
• Accounts payable for vendor and client expenses
• Assure accuracy of client account billings
• Provide computer support for devices and software
• Assist in solving client complaints

Job Qualifications and Requirements:
• Detail oriented, self-directed problem solver
• Good planning and organizational skills
• Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
• Able to multi-task and meet deadline
• Professional appearance and manner
• Prior work experience as a bookkeeper and/or office manager
• Knowledge of basic legal terminology and workings of a law firm
• Ability to work with confidential, sensitive issues in a professional manner
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office products & QuickBooks
• Amicus knowledge a plus
• Bachelor’s degree preferred

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include monthly parking, paid time off, and 401K participation.

If interested email: Janis.Walter@uc.edu for the contact information.
Posted:  1/4/15.

FULL-TIME PARALEGAL POSITION – NORTHERN KENTUCKY

Position Title:  Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Company Name:  Mannion & Gray Co., L.P.A.
Location(s):  Fort Wright, Kentucky, 41011, United States
Posted:  January 29, 2015
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Duration:  Indefinite
Required Travel:  None

Job Description
          Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.
          Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summons and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.
          Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers.
          Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.
          Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed.
               Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Job Requirements
Legal Administration Skills
Attention to detail
Ability to work as team
Basic knowledge of computers
Ability to type
Litigation experience preferred but not required.

If interested, please forward your resume & cover letter directly to:
Contact Person:  Angela Incorvaia             
Email Address:  aincorvaia@manniongray.com
Posted:  2/4/15.

FULL-TIME SECRETARY/PARALEGAL

Downtown law firm is seeking a full-time employee to handle secretarial/paralegal role. Benefits are available.  Salary is approximately $12 per hour.

If interested, please email Janis.Walter@uc.edu for the contact info. 
Posted:  1/29/15.