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Litigation Paralegal
Job#: 171238
Posted: 04/08/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: RCO Portland
Department: Litigation
Category: Routh Crabtree Olsen
Salary: Hourly
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

Routh Crabtree Olsen, PS., an industry leading specialty law firm, is currently recruiting for a Paralegal for our Portland office.

RCO specializes in the representation of financial institutions, investors, title insurers, housing authorities and select businesses in all matters related to servicing, mortgage banking, consumer finance, title insurance, real estate finance, and the enforcement of mortgage loans.

As a Paralegal, this person is responsible for assisting the Attorney with a high volume caseload and will work often in our vendor related software. This is a self directed, detail oriented position and we want someone who will be ready to jump in, take initiative and hit the ground running!

Responsibilities:

  • Draft Motions or Pleadings
  • Liaise with clients through various systems (VendorScape, LPS, or others)
  • Oversight and responsibility of 200+ case files
  • Research for process information while following procedure
  • Communicate with attorneys, clients, third parties (such as homeowners) and outside counsel
  • Assist attorneys with the new foreclosure avoidance mediation program
  • Other duties as assigned from management.

 

 

Skills/Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum one year office related work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a busy mortgage or legal setting (financial, banking, mortgage, real estate, etc.)
  • High proficiency with computers and technology
  • Familiarity with file processing
  • Ability to maintain records accurately and prepare reports
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to self direct
  • Highly organized
  • Self motivated
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and effectively
  • Experience working with a high volume case load
  • Ability to multi task
  • Ability to manage time and workload with consistent interruption
  • Must be flexible and have well developed interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience working with attorneys preferred
  • Paralegal certification a plus!

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • 401K
  • Generous paid time off policies
  • Hourly compensation

We are particularly proud of the long tenure of many of our employees, indicating Routh Crabtree Olsen is not just a great place to do business, but a great place to work as well!  

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