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We are looking for a Litigation Paralegal to join our growing team at Forward Financing in our Boston office, located just steps from downtown crossing. We are a Boston-based fintech company, 100% focused on efficiently providing capital to US-based small and medium sized businesses. We were recently named 15th fastest growing company in US & #1 in Massachusetts (Inc 500). We've funded over 4,000 unique businesses on our platform since being founded in 2012. Our platform reviews over 5,000 business applicants a month using our proprietary technology; we provide over $100 million a year to these businesses on our platform.  Learn more about Forward Financing at www.forwardfinancing.com

Responsibilities:

  •  Manage service of process procedures
  •  Manage the complaint process
  •  Manage the default process
  •  Manage discovery process with regard to receipt, service, timelines, and other needs
  •  Manage the Court calendars
  •  Monitor all case dockets
  •  Manage the compilation/packaging, timelines, service and filing procedures for all motions, including  Pro Hac Vice motions
  • Manage all litigation calendars
  • Manage and update the internal database as necessary
  • Manage the UCC filings and terminations where necessary
  • Manage the UCC lien process on defaulting merchants
  • Manage asset searches and the execution of awarded judgments
  • Manage documents received from bankruptcy notifications and proceedings
  • Manage and facilitate the Company’s internal legal compliance
  • Oversee Law Clerk duties and responsibilities
  • Communicate with court and session clerks as necessary
  • Go to the Courts as needed

About You

  • Minimum of 5 years litigation paralegal experience in a busy firm
  • Candidate must have extensive experience and knowledge in administrative matters

  • Knowledge of Local and Federal Court Rules of Procedure, docketing of deadlines, organizing case files and maintaining documents and drafting document production.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Requires extensive periods of sitting and viewing on a computer screen
  • Requires frequent telephone use
  • Requires frequent mobility throughout the office setting, including the use of stairs
  • May be required to lift, carry, or move up to 25 pounds

 

 

Compensation:

At Forward Financing, we believe that if our company succeeds all of our employees succeed too.  We offer an aggressive compensation package for highly qualified candidates that are extremely motivated, have a positive attitude, and are able to ramp up quickly.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and commuter benefits along with gym reimbursement, 401K, paid volunteering days, and a matching gift program. We work in an open loft space with a start-up vibe.  We are just off the Boston Common and are two blocks from all major "T" lines.  You will have the opportunity to work with people that enjoy a fun, social office culture.  

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