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Company: Zwicker & Associates, P.C.
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Zwicker & Associates PC is a national law firm that represents credit grantors within the financial services industry. The firm is experienced in Bankruptcy, Commercial Collections, Consumer Collections, and Litigation. Growing strong since 1991, Zwicker is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts and maintains office locations throughout the United States.

The most prestigious lending institutions entrust Zwicker & Associates, P.C. to protect their legal interests throughout the country. Zwicker & Associates P.C. is a national creditor rights law firm whose focus on ethics, compliance, and assertive representation of our clients' interests makes us the industry leader in debt collection. Since our founding in 1991, Zwicker has carefully expanded its operations to include litigation in 32 states. Zwicker represents original lenders in a variety of consumer and commercial recovery and litigation efforts. Zwicker is seeking a candidate with exemplary leadership, communication, organizational and litigation skillsets to join our team. We seek out candidates whose diverse skills, backgrounds, and experiences enable the Zwicker team to collaboratively innovate and excel in performance. We encourage and provide lifelong learning and training opportunities for our team members, with the goal of building a strong foundation and successful future with us. We strive to promote from within, offering excellent career advancement opportunities for high achievers.

Position Summary

Zwicker is presently seeking a Managing Attorney possessing a minimum of 5 years civil litigation experience in a fast-paced environment to lead the team in our Texas Office. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader, proven to be a successful motivator of people and manager of processes. Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving abilities are required. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, a self-starter, detail oriented, and driven to perform. The ability to utilize spreadsheets to organize and analyze data is a requirement.

The successful candidate will manage litigation operations, staff, and associate attorneys working through the portfolio of assigned accounts/cases for designated states. Effective mentorship of associate attorneys in the practice of law is essential. Training on, monitoring of, and enforcement of production and compliance requirements for all staff is required. Representation of clients in civil litigation matters and negotiations, as well as drafting and approving legal documents and pleadings will be routine. The successful candidate will advise clients and firm management of state specific laws, rules, and regulatory issues as related to the assigned portfolio of accounts or other litigation related matters. The Managing Attorney will report to our regional AVP of Litigation Operations.

+ Manage assigned portfolio of accounts to effectively achieve client goals and protect client and Z&A interests

+ Implement, manage and improve litigation processes - within the framework identified by Z&A executive management staff - to most efficiently achieve all goals and responsibilities

+ Create and revise standard operating procedures and forms

+ Supervise, train and assign duties and responsibilities to the litigation staff

+ Liaise with the Litigation Operations and Audit departments to insure compliance with client expectations, firm policies, and local/state regulations, and remediating/resolving any identified compliance issues.

+ Training associate attorneys and staff on operating procedures and processes.

+ Enforcing production and performance expectations for all staff and attorneys in the site.

+ Review and execute legal pleadings, motions, etc.

+ Send and respond to correspondence from opposing counsel, pro se parties, corporate office, litigation members and courts

+ Zealously advocate for client interests in motion practice hearings and trials, in person and telephonically when permitted

+ Draft specific pleadings, motions, responses, discovery, etc.

+ Ensure appropriate account and case documentation and document retention via RMS notes, statuses case files and electronic storage, in compliance with the State Bar requirements, Court Rules and Z&A standards. Comply with all applicable standard operating procedures an set forth by Z& Executive management

+ Performs other duties as assigned

+ Five years minimum of civil litigation experience in a high volume environment

+ Debt collections experience

+ Previous management experience

+ High level of professionalism

+ Degree: JD

+ Membership in the Texas State Bar as an attorney qualified to practice law

+ Strong commitment to ethics and compliance standards

+ Collaborative team player

+ Fluency in Excel

+ Strong computer skills

+ Be able to lift 5 lbs. or greater

+ Be able to sit 90% of the work day at times

+ Be able to bend at the waist and be mobile when needed

+ Be able to read and comprehend position-specific documents and correspondence

+ Be able to communicate in a common language with (or to) individuals or groups verbally and/ or in writing

+ Be able to travel occasionally when needed by the most efficient means of transportation

+ Be able to operate a computer, phone and/or equivalent devices

+ Be able to complete a minimum of a 40 hour flexible workweek schedule

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Zwicker & Associates, P.C. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. If you wish to seek an accommodation regarding the requirements of this position, please inform Human Resources Management.

This is a full time, full benefit position. Benefit package includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, long term disability insurance, life insurance, compensated time off, paid holidays and 401K with match.

No Phone Calls, No Agencies, EOE, Drug free workplace.

Please review our Applicant Privacy Notice:

http://www.zwickerpc.com/job-applicant-privacy-notice/

USD $90,000.00/Yr.

USD $110,000.00/Yr.

ID: 2021-2459

Street: 1431 Greenway Drive, Suite 800

Region: Southeast

Company Name: Zwicker & Associates

Keywords: Zwicker & Associates, P.C., Irving , Attorney, Other , Irving, Texas

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