Bankruptcy Paralegals need a number of skills such as – ability to write well, a strong grasp of grammar, vocabulary, and punctuation; researching and computer skills; basic secretarial knowledge and solid knowledge of various types of bankruptcies. Successful resumes for this post list a Bachelor’s degree or an Associate’s degree in the relevant work area. Possessing a certification after successful completion of courses in paralegal training will be advantageous.
Summary : Over 24 years of experience working in the bankruptcy creditor legal field for the residential mortgage lending industry. Employed as a Paralegal, Bankruptcy Team Lead, Senior Bankruptcy Specialist, Legal Assistant and Office Clerk.
Skills : Word, Excel, Client Systems, Prolaw, BMS.
Prepare and E-file motions, proof of claims, objections, orders and responses to various pleadings.
Review payment ledgers and assist with resolving payment disputes with Debtor(s) attorney.
Monitor hearing results and provides clients with results.
Assist attorney with the preparation of orders for adequate protection.
Prepare and send notice of breach of order letters and monitor for the cure of payment(s).
Monitor files for relief orders and/dismissal orders and close files.
Researched, obtained, and evaluated supporting documents such as medical records and depositions for client's claims for bankrupt asbestos trusts Assisted and provided backup coverage to other legal assistants.
Certificate Of Authority
Sr. Bankruptcy Paralegal Resume
Summary : To secure a long term Paralegal position that will give the opportunity to use skills in the best possible way for achieving the firm's goals.
Prepare and organize discovery documents for 341 and confirmation hearings.
Prepare, motions, orders, lines, answers, responses, appeals, amendments, affidavits, certificates of service, rescission, withdrawals, and statements.
Cease wage garnishments, attachments, and foreclosures.
Handle routine calls and correspondence to and from creditors, attorneys, trustees, and clients.
Draft letters to clients, attorneys, and trustees administering the case.
Creating and keeping files organized and up to date, gathering documents for case managers and trustees, meeting with clients in person and via phone, calculating means test and assisting with building chapter 13 plans.
Establish both paper and electronic files that were organized and used by others in the firm.
Jr. Bankruptcy Paralegal Resume
Objective : Over six years of administrative assistant experience Areas of expertise range from department restructuring to exceptional organization skills Dependable, analytical, ambitious, self-starter with an eye for detail.
Skills : MS Office, Law Office Management.
Provide direct support and assist managing attorney and team lead supervisor incomplete analysis and document review of bankruptcy cases.
Document review includes, but is not limited to; proof of claim, bankruptcy plans, various motions, and subsequent orders, payment change notices, post-petition fee notices, final cure notices, objections, etc.
Prepare payment histories to determine whether payments were posted in compliance with confirmed plans, proof of claim and federal rules.
Review applications of trustee and debtor funds and send the recommendation to clients for correction and account adjustments.
Obtain relevant trustee ledger records for use in conducting payment histories.
Associated with the payment histories which include missing checks, misapplication of funds, co-mingling of funds, reversals, waiving items, refunds, etc.
Attend and actively participate in daily staff meetings.
BS In Nursing
Lead Bankruptcy Paralegal Resume
Headline : To secure a position that allows me the opportunity to expand knowledge and learn from others. Bringing enthusiasm, dedication, reliability, and exceptional work ethic to the environment.
Skills : Computer Skills, Microsoft Office, Customer Service.
Structured and maintained all Bankruptcy files and documentation.
Conducted research, compiled data, and prepared, read, and analyzed incoming memos, submissions, and reports in order to determine their significance and distribution.
Prepared affidavits, and other documents such as Proof of claims, EDO's, and amendments.
Updated information collected daily with an emphasis on client contact and maintenance.
Executed operations of investigative facts of laws and cases to determine the cause of action and prepare cases.
Prepared & filed Motion for Reliefs, Consent Orders, Notice of Defaults, Proof of Claims, and Reaffirmation Agreements Scheduled hearing dates and updated Attorney calendars.
Responsible for scheduling all hearings and filing for attorneys and schedule the same on attorney's calendar; answered all incoming phone calls.
Bankruptcy Paralegal III Resume
Summary : Goal oriented professional with a diverse background. Highly organized person with excellent leadership, communication, and training abilities. Self motivated individual, extremely dependable in completing projects accurately and on time.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Detail-Oriented.
Prepared Chapter 7 Schedules and Chapter 13 Schedules & Plans.
Filed cases Electronically Review cases and mail for the upcoming 341 Meeting of Creditors.
Prepared all documents for 2004 Exams on cases.
Prepared documents and forwarded them to Trustees in each case.
Reviewed Court calendars and prepared Attorney for all court hearings Calendared all hearings notices, motions.
Consulted recurrently with lead litigation attorney regarding assignments and reporting status of Trust project Conferred with clients on a daily basis to discuss case status.
Worked directly under supervising attorney to prepare and file documents, update files & monitor PACER docket.
Bankruptcy Paralegal II Resume
Objective : Service-oriented Paralegal with a 10 year background in Bankruptcy. Core competencies include responsibility, results driven and commitment to business needs. As well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.
Skills : Type 60+ WPM, 10 Point Key Entry 10,000 KPH.
Meet with clients and other professionals to discuss details of the case.
Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents.
Prepare affidavits or other documents, such as legal correspondence, and organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing system.
Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
Compile and analyze credit information gathered by an investigation.
Researching, obtaining, and evaluating supporting documents for claims Working directly with multiple clients daily to clear deficiencies with their asbestos trust claims Provided assistance on special projects for the department.
Under attorney supervision, drafting, reviewing, and implementation of employment affidavits, product affidavits, and other legal documents.
Bankruptcy Paralegal Resume
Headline : To obtain a part-time Bankruptcy Paralegal position with an emphasis on Sales Support/Office Management utilizing extensive experience and skills. Productive in contributing effectively towards the objectives of a team, and is able to share knowledge, ideas and information.
Hired as a bankruptcy paralegal for a small boutique firm specializing in large chapter 11 corporate bankruptcies.
Served as Front Office Manager to assist with the management of litigation/support staff during the transition period.
Management of litigation/support staff included managing workflow and productivity of paralegals, legal secretaries, and clerical staff.
Created proper procedures to ensure all deadlines were timely and accurately met.
Assisted both partners with client interviews, preparation of all bankruptcy petitions, schedules, first-day motions, monthly financial reports required by chapter 11 trustees, and documents required for adversary proceedings.
Assisted partners with adversary proceedings and litigation files.
Position required excellent math, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Bankruptcy Paralegal Resume
Summary : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Bankruptcy Paralegal professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Paralegal.
Member of paralegal team focused on the representation of creditors in chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy cases.
Defended clients against claims objections, preference actions, and violation of stay proceedings.
Aided clients with the filing of administrative claims, contract rejection and/or assumption matters, adequate assurance issues and other bankruptcy-related issues, assisted in the handling of state court receivership cases.
Composed and filed Pre-Petition and Administrative Proofs of Claim.
Prepared new value analyses in preference actions.
Drafted and/or revised pleadings such as answers to complaints, discovery requests, and responses, settlement agreements, notices of appearance, pro hac vice applications, and affidavits of service.
Researched, reviewed and summarized the status of bankruptcy proceedings, motions and applications to provide a periodic update to an attorney.
Bankruptcy Paralegal/Manager Resume
Headline : A reliable, highly motivated and dedicated individual with Paralegal and Supervisory Experience. Energetic with strong office support skills. Seeking a position in which to demonstrate loyalty and commitment to job excellence.
Bankruptcy Paralegal handled all aspects of creditors cases as well as all Chapter 13, 11 and 7 filings, motions and preparation of petitions.
Prepared and filed Plans of Reorganization, Disclosure Statements, ballot and voting instructions, and operating reports.
Prepared and drafted reports for claims review, reviewed all claims and classified for reorganization.
Draft fee application and review all time and expenses submitted and classify all time entries.
Prepare and draft the following pleadings: motion to reopen; avoid liens; relief from stay; abandon interest; extensions of time; loan modifications; notice of presentment; affirmations and affidavits; settlements, stipulations, and agreements along with pertinent orders.
Draft, upload and file all motions, petitions, and pleadings to Federal Courts.
Prepare, draft and file all pleadings and responsive papers for the Supreme Court on all aspects of foreclosure matters.
Contact creditors regarding the debtor's bankruptcy issues.
B.A. In Political Science
Bankruptcy Paralegal/Coordinator Resume
Headline : Highly qualified Bankruptcy Paralegal with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Pacer, Cin Compass, E-Filling.
Assist clients with gathering the required documentation to prepare the case for filing in the appropriate jurisdiction.
Knowledge of Best Case bankruptcy software and ECF/PACER Through knowledge of preparation of bankruptcy petitions and schedules including ECF filing and new case opening, monitor and manage a case from start to confirmed or discharged.
Prepare amendments and plans, continuously stay in contact with the client.
Prepare declaration regarding post petition paymens.
Schedules and plans according to the trustee's recommendations in order to obtain a confirmed plan and or/discharge.
Review notice of default, assignments, trustee sale notifications to verify compliance with foreclosure laws.
Mortgage default loss mitigation negotiations, prepare net present value spreadsheet and modification proposals.
Bankruptcy Paralegal/Processor Resume
Objective : Extremely organized Paralegal who manages caseloads with authority and advanced technical skill. Sorts and categorizes vast amounts of legal documents and data with ease.
Skills : Word, Excel, Client Systems, Prolaw, BMS.
Establish and remove holds on accounts to comply with internal and external regulations.
Prepare and file notices and affidavits of default.
Prepare and file relief orders with the Bankruptcy Courts.
Release files under Bankruptcy relief orders.
Responded to incoming customer calls regarding bankruptcy.
Prepare histories for the Bankruptcy Courts.
Provided administrative support to the Managing Attorney/Shareholder.
BS In Accounting
Bankruptcy Paralegal Resume
Headline : Seeking a position as a Paralegal utilizing exceptional office management skills and strong educational background in paralegal studies to assist in orchestrating a smooth flow of legal operations for a prominent law firm or legal department.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Abode Acrobat, Website Development and SEO Analytics, Bankruptcy Software, CM/ECF E-filing software.
Worked directly with clients to gather necessary documentation for drafting Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy petitions.
Drafted and filed pleadings including notices, motions, certificates of service and objections.
Amended Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plans and Schedules.
Responsible for oversight of all Chapter 11 Bankruptcy work including drafting Form 26's, Monthly Operating Reports, Chapter 11 Plans and Disclosure Statements.
Direct contact point for clients enrolled in the Eastern District of Wisconsin's Mortgage Modification Mediation Program.
Assembled and submitted necessary documents for this program to debtor's mortgage companies.
Worked directly with opposing counsel to set mediation dates.
Maintained client trust accounts by performing necessary accounting transactions via QuickBooks.