Paralegal - Bankruptcy


: $53,875.00 - $81,370.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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Ballard Spahr has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Bankruptcy Paralegal to work in the Wilmington, Delaware office. The selected individual must be highly organized; attend to finalizing and filing pleadings in chapter 11 cases in the Delaware Bankruptcy Court and bankruptcy courts in other districts, and ensuring those documents comply with local bankruptcy rules and customs; prepare and organize hearing binders, exhibits, and proposed orders; draft fee applications, certifications of counsel, certificates of service, notices, pro hac vice motions, and hearing agendas; communicate with the court regarding various matters; attend to docketing and management of case calendars; prepare drafts of other legal documents and correspondence for attorney review; and communicate with attorneys, clients, and other bankruptcy professionals on various bankruptcy matters.
Required Skills
The ideal candidate is detail oriented, has superior communication, organizational, computer and client service skills and is able to multi-task. Must have advanced proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet searching as well as FileSite or another document management system. Must also work well under pressure. The ability to work beyond standard work hours is required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Required Experience
Three to five years of law firm experience in chapter 11 bankruptcy work required. Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate preferred. Must have knowledge of Delaware / Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and associated filing requirements to assist with the formatting and filing of electronic and paper court submissions. BlueBook/cite-checking experience preferred. Selected candidate will periodically assist attorneys in other Ballard offices.
Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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