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Bankruptcy Paralegal

The Law Firm of Figeroux & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Figeroux & Associates is seeking a seasoned Bankruptcy Paralegal.

Duties:

  • To assist attorneys in the preparation of pleadings, motions, and stipulations for court filing as well as correspondence with clients, adversaries, and courts.
  • To organize and track the status of cases and assist in the management of attorney court appearances and motion calendars.
  • Must have good writing and communication skills, in-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles and the ability to analyze legal documents for accuracy.
  • Must have the ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines, with the ability to multi-task and proficiently handle a high volume workload.
  • Must have the aptitude and ability to learn a variety of office computer systems.
  • Must be an organized and diligent worker able to work cohesively with others.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of litigation paralegal experience required. Knowledge of NY Bankruptcy courts and court procedures is a must.

 

Ideal candidates will have demonstrated a high level of independence and legal acumen with a friendly demeanor. Bachelors degree required, and paralegal certification a plus. Compensation to commensurate with experience.

QUALIFICATION NEEDED

Degree in Customer services, 3+ year experience, Knowledge of Laws

Marketing Associate

The Law Firm of Figeroux & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Figeroux & Associates is an established law firm with an office in Brooklyn, NY. We are seeking a Marketing Associate to join our team. We are recognized as one of Brooklyn’s Best Places to Work by the Consumer Advocate.

The Marketing Associate is responsible for the execution of aggressive marketing programs reporting directly to the Director of Marketing. This position involves working with the firm’s attorneys to develop strategic business development and communications plans to achieve new business revenue and build the firm’s practice areas.

Day to day activities entail working in an extremely fast-paced environment marketing complex areas of law. The ideal candidate will be responsible for generating new business revenue due to their efforts and will work in a goal-oriented environment.

Job Duties:
  1. Create and implement strategic marketing plans that will generate new business for the firm’s attorneys.
  2. Develop strategic business development plans and work with attorneys individually with their business development strategy.
  3. Assist with generating prospects and leads for possible sales.
  4. Identify, plan, coordinate, and manage legal webinars, seminars and events that will generate new business.
  5. Coordinate and develop specialized electronic communications.
  6. Write and develop letters, web content, press releases and practice area brochures.
  7. Write and develop regular updates to be posted onto the firm website and social media, including attorney bios, practice descriptions, client alerts, etc.
  8. Assist with planning and procurement of speaking engagements.
  9. Develop client acquisition/retention strategy development and tactical planning.

 

Qualifications and Experience:
  1. Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree.
  2. Must be a self-starter, pro-active and able to take the lead on tasks with minimal direction.
  3. Experience in a law firm is not required.
  4. Must possess very strong legal writing skills and have the ability to grasp and interpret legal concepts.
  5. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  6. Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  7. Experience in Microsoft Office suite.

 

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, work samples, and salary requirements via email to info@311bankruptcy.com. Responses to this ad with omitted requirements will not be considered.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

QUALIFICATION NEEDED

Degree in Customer services, 3+ year experience, Knowledge of Laws

Client Relations Careers

The Law Firm of Figeroux & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Receptionist

An established Brooklyn based law firm is seeking a Receptionist to join its Brooklyn team. This is an opportunity to join one a fast-growing law firm. The firm is also recognized as one of Brooklyn’s Best Places to Work by the Consumer Advocate.

The Receptionist is responsible for the professional and efficient managing of visitors, clients, telephone calls and messages, as well as a variety of clerical duties that support client and visitor services and the operation and presentation of a professional office. Evaluates and prioritizing incoming telephone, voice mail, e-mail and in-person requests for assistance from clients experiencing problems, requesting information, scheduling or requesting assistance from the firm’s attorneys, office support staff or management team. Day to day activities entail working in an extremely fast-paced environment.

Job Duties:
  1. Promptly, accurately, professionally and courteously receives telephone calls and greets visitors. Ensure that clients’ needs and issues are resolved and customer service goals are achieved on a daily basis.
  2. Promptly, accurately, professionally and courteously assesses received calls/inquiries and directs and/or records and relays messages.
  3. Adept at using all features of the telephone system and voice mail.
  4. Signs for deliveries when necessary and notifies recipients.
  5. Exhibits genuine concern for clients and visitors and always conducts oneself appropriately and professionally.
  6. Performs routine office tasks necessary for the operation and presentation of a professional office as directed by the Director of Client Relations.
  7. Offer client and business contacts refreshments.
  8. Ensure that the conference rooms and reception space maintain a professional image.

 

Qualifications and Experience:
  1. High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  2. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  3. Ability to write simple correspondence.
  4. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the firm.
  5. Knowledge of Internet Explorer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word.

 

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter via email to info@311bankruptcy.com. Responses to this ad with omitted requirements will not be considered.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Competitive salary based on employment history and education.


Client Relations Associate

Figeroux & Associates, one of the fast growing law firms in Brooklyn, NY, is looking for a Client Relations Associate to join its sales team. Recent developments have afforded us the opportunity to hire locally as we prepare to open new offices throughout New York City.

 

Job description: 

The Client Relations Associate will communicate with potential clients in a friendly and knowledgeable manner to create a positive first impression with potential clients. The Client Relations Associate is responsible for selling law firm consultations to potential new clients that have contacted the firm. The ideal applicant must be a self-starter and have experience delivering results in a sales-oriented environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Achieve sales goals on a weekly/monthly basis.
  2. Educate potential client of the firm’s attorneys and legal services offered.
  3. Create positive and lasting first impressions with potential clients.

 

Job requirements:

  1. Prior successful sales experience.
  2. Deliver friendly and knowledgeable customer communication across each of the firm’s practice areas.
  3. Ability to work individually and within a team
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  5. Exceptional written communication skills.
  6. Ability to learn and adapt to change.
  7. Must be able to type and talk on the phone.
  8. 40 hours per week (includes Saturday – with a one weekday off each week).
  9. 1-2 years of sales experience required.
  10. Proficiency with, and the ability to rapidly navigate between, the following applications and systems:

•Windows XP

•MS Internet Explorer

•Internet search engines, including but not limited to Google & Yahoo

11. Microsoft Office, including strong skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook

 

Education:

•High School Diploma or Associates Degree

Figeroux & Associates has made a strong commitment to excellence, teamwork, diversity and personal/professional development. We strive to create a positive work environment that attracts and retains employees through a combination of benefits, working conditions and company culture. Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to info@311bankruptcy.com

QUALIFICATION NEEDED

Degree in Customer services, 3+ year experience, Knowledge of Laws

Internship More
San Francisco, USA

Legal Unpaid Internship

The Law Firm of Figeroux & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The unpaid internship program is offered in our downtown Brooklyn office, where we conduct a diverse practice specializing in Bankruptcy Law.

Our general practice also includes:
  1. IMMIGRATION — Family & Employment-based
  2. REAL ESTATE transactions
  3. PERSONAL INJURY
  4. TAX
  5. WILLS and ESTATE PLANNING
  6. MATRIMONY

 

Successful candidate(s) will gain experience in all aspects of LAW PRACTICE under direct attorney supervision and will receive training in:
  1. Writing Legal Memos on Motions for Summary Judgment, Motions to Dismiss, Temporary Restraining Orders, PI, Attachment.
  2. Training in ECF, PACER, NYSCEF, and more.
  3. Interviewing Clients, Court Appearances.
  4. Working with government agencies.
  5. Drafting Complaints, Answers, Affirmative Defenses & Counterclaims.
  6. Conducting Discovery, such as Automatic Disclosures, Interrogatories, Requests for Document Production, Deposition Appearance.
  7. Promoting law firm on social media.

 

Great opportunity for:
  1. Paralegal and Legal Marketing Students.
  2. Recent law school graduate or law student looking to obtain crucial experience in above specialty work in a competitive market or to apply to future careers.
  3. An attorney from a foreign state with limited knowledge about NY/Fed practice.
  4. Gain hands-on legal experience in a fast-paced law firm with experienced attorneys and staff. Mentors will work one-and-one with an intern, and interns will be assigned tasks most geared to their interest.
  5. Interns can also receive academic credit under school program, and a letter of recommendation upon request and successful completion.
  6. Fluency in foreign languages such as Spanish is a plus.

 

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter & writing sample(s) via email to info@311bankruptcy.com

QUALIFICATION NEEDED

Degree in Customer services, 5+ year experience, Knowledge of Laws

Volunteer More
San Francisco, USA

Volunteer

The Law Firm of Figeroux & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

There are many benefits to volunteering in the community! Here are just a few:

Build Your Skills and Your Resume 

Community work is a great way to build your resume and your skills. When you volunteer, you’ll have the guidance of employers who are specialists in their fields. And because we partner with IJLEF and NACC, we suggest you visit these websites to volunteer now and develop the skills you seek.

Develop a Career Network 

Networking is an incredibly important part of searching for jobs and building careers. Community involvement is one of the best ways to make connections and foster relationships that do just that. Not only will you build a network, but many people who volunteer at an organization are also offered permanent positions after some projects.

Enhance Your Education 

One of the best ways to learn is through experience. What better way to gain experience than to work at an organization that fits your needs and interests? Many educational experiences can’t be taught in a classroom.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to info@311bankruptcy.com

QUALIFICATION NEEDED

Degree in Customer services, 5+ year experience, Knowledge of Laws