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Legal Assistant

Fort Worth, TX 76102

Posted: 03/14/2023 Employment Type: DirectHire Specialties: Administrative/Clerical Job Number: 138100 Pay Rate: $41600.00/year

Job Description

CornerStone Staffing has partnered with a Legal Organization seeking a Legal Assistant!

If you have excellent Legal experience, a great attitude, and ready to work ASAP - PLEASE APPLY NOW!

Job Title: Legal Assistant

JOB ID - 138100

Location: Down Town Fort Worth, TX - Parking is paid!

Duration: DIRECT HIRE!!!

Pay: $20/hr.

Schedule: 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

Job Description: Assist the Attorneys and Area Manager in initial preparation, filing, monitoring and maintaining lawsuits on delinquent tax accounts for the purpose of collection of the taxes and/or foreclosure of the tax liens; assist in providing phone support to taxpayers.

Other duties include:

1. Respond to incoming litigation calls

2. Make collection calls to taxpayers and lienholders

3. Input Account and Lawsuit information into Oracle

4. Review pending cases to determine procedures needed

5. Respond to written correspondence

6. Prepare, organize and electronically file litigation documents

7. Check payment status of accounts and send reminder or balance due letters when needed

8. Research and Review Title Documents

9. Perform address research when needed

10. Perform address research on Defendants

11. Review title reports to determine all necessary parties are included in lawsuit

12. Enter information in Case Management System

13. Scheduling and maintain Court dockets (only if position requires)

14. Monitor Workflow Queues assigned to you

15. Maintain control of Workflow Queues so that workload is balanced

16. Check service status of citations and follow up as needed

17. Prepare and file pre-judgment litigation documents as needed ( Amended Petitions, Citations, Answers, Motions, Disclosure Responses, Interventions, Dismissals, etc

18. Assist Attorneys at Court hearings (only if position requires)

19. Correspond with Tax Office staff and Court staff

20. Prepare all documents related to tax sales (only if position requires)

21. Attend tax foreclosure sales (only if position requires)


1. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment, while maintaining accuracy and productivity, with attention to detail

2. Good understanding of the flow of litigation, from start to finish and terms associated with tax collection and standard litigation

3. Basic understanding of real estate title documents

4. Ability to set priorities and maintain an organized and productive work flow

5. Ability to communicate in a professional manner

6. Proficient use of Tax Office, Court and Firm Operating systems

7. Basic Computer knowledge

8. Proficient in proofing documents

9. Must be dependable and reliable

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