Sheppard Law Offices, Co., L.P.A. is seeking to hire an Entry Level Bankruptcy Associate Attorney for its Hilliard, Ohio office. Sheppard Law Offices is a boutique Central and Northeast Ohio law firm with its primary practice concentration in the areas of bankruptcy and taxation.
This position is an entry-level position; no previous bankruptcy experience is required, but preferred. The successful candidate will be required to be licensed in the State of Ohio and United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio.
Job duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Eventually conduct initial and subsequent prospective client meetings
Create Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions as well as Chapter 13 plans utilizing Best Case bankruptcy software
Draft motions, orders, and other pleadings
File documents electronically
Review and Analyze legal and business documents
Represent bankruptcy clients at Section 341 Meeting of Creditors, Confirmation Hearings and other necessary hearings
Manage bankruptcy caseload and satisfy all deadlines
Travel to Newark and Mount Vernon office locations and to hearings held mainly in Columbus and occasionally in Zanesville and Bellaire/St. Clairsville areas
Understand Case Management and Billing software (Time Matters); Learn and Execute Billing Standards
Draft articles for firm's websites and blog
Daily interaction and communication with clients, prospective clients, court personnel, trustees, and other third parties
Delegate tasks to staff and oversee that deadlines are met and work product is performed at highest level
Hilliard Ohio Bankruptcy Lawyer, Kenneth L. Sheppard Jr. and his Legal Assistant, Rose Lancione, have developed an excellent reputation and rapport with the Bankruptcy Court, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 trustees, and their staffs, as well as peers and colleagues in southern Ohio. The Associate Attorney will be able to utilize these resources to assist in his or her professional growth while continuing to enhance the positive image of Sheppard Law Offices. It will take an exceptional, ambitious, caring, detail-oriented, intelligent and trustworthy candidate to fill this position.
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please submit your cover letter, resume, and professional references via email only to:
Sheppard Law Offices, Co., L.P.A. is seeking to hire a Bankruptcy Associate Attorney for its Hilliard, Ohio office. Sheppard Law Offices is a boutique Central and Northeast Ohio law firm with its primary practice concentration in the areas of bankruptcy and taxation.
This position is an entry level position. No bankruptcy experience is required but preferred. The successful candidate must be licensed in the State of Ohio and United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio.