- Junior (Less than 2 years)
- No Education
- Salary $1.00 - $1.00 gross per hour
A Discontinuance is filed when a foreclosure action is no longer needed, likely due to a settlement that has been reached by the parties. The responsibility of this position will be to draft and file the necessary legal documents with the court which will result in the cancellation of the Lis Pendens from record and discontinuance of foreclosure proceedings. Responsibility to update Case Management and Client System with required information; work with staff/attorneys to produce necessary documents and to adhere to strict timelines. This position also handles additional filings in connection with a Discontinuance as applicable by client/county requirement.
Specific Duties, Activities and Responsibilities:
Receive and review daily report for recently closed files
Prepare necessary pleadings for attorney review; responsibility to identify and escalate according to filing deadlines.
Maintain follow up process for documents requested from vendors as well as attorney reviews
Respond to phone calls, e-mails, faxes and client correspondence promptly
Update all client systems accurately and in a timely manner
Assist with other duties and special projects as needed; provides back up support to other team members, follows all quality, safety, and Company guidelines to ensure a safe and productive work environment; actively lives the Company values.
High school/GED, Associated Degree preferred
2+ years of general office experience; 2+ years of customer service experience; Preferred 2+ years of experience in law firm or Title Industry
Basic PC Skills, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Internet/Web Browser; Must have ability to perform basic computer functions and office equipment. Must be able to speak clearly and be articulate on the telephone and in person. Must be able to work quickly, accurately and with attention to detail in a fast paced, team oriented environment.
General Competency Factors:
Must be proficient in software tools, including but not limited to Word, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet.
Must possess strong written and verbal communications skills.
Must provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers
Identifies and solves issues in a timely manner.
Must be a team player and willing to help others in their department whenever necessary.
Must be extremely organized and be able to multi-task.
Conscientious with respect to work completion, deadlines, time management and attendance.
Takes initiative in face of obstacles and identifies what needs to be done and takes action.
Demonstrates commitment to Firm’s vision, mission, and core values.
Analytical and detail oriented, while working at a fast pace and capable of multi-tasking.
Develops professional relationships and builds rapport with others.
Overall good work ethic and willingness to adapt to change.
Aldridge Pite, LLP is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.
About the company
Aldridge Pite, LLP ("Aldridge Pite" or "Firm") is a multi-state law firm offering services in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Washington. Aldridge Pite is a full-service provider of legal services to depository and non-depository financial institutions including banks, credit unions, mortgage servicing concerns, institutional investors, private firms, and other commercial clients. Aldridge Pite focuses on six (6) principal Practice Areas:
Mortgage Default Services
Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transaction Services
National Eviction Practice Group
Home Owners Associations / Condo Owners Associations Estoppel Mitigation and Litigation (FL)