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Associate Attorney

Date Posted: 05/14/2013
Employer: Professional Finance Company, Inc.
Location: Greeley, CO
Job Type: Full-Time

Position Summary:
The Associate General Counsel obtains joint responsibility with the General Counsel for all judicial needs and requirements of Professional Finance Company, Inc.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Review incoming answers and other correspondence from consumers and opposing attorneys
  • Identify potential issues with cases that may proceed to trial and determine action plan for cases
  • Review, revise, and approve legal pleadings including answers, complaints, summonses, motions, proposed orders, disclosures and appeals
  • Communicate with opposing attorney, consumers, and clients in order to facilitate settlement
  • Review and assist in preparing files for pre-trail conferences and trials
  • Appear as corporate counsel at various courts for return dates, hearings, pre-trial conferences and trials
  • Assist in managing and supervising legal department staff
  • Assist in implementing policies and procedures for legal department
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned periodically by management

Essential Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong knowledge of civil procedure
  • Significant trial experience
  • Maintain a professional appearance and positive attitude and image
  • Strong analytical, organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and maintain workflow standards

Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in Administration of Justice or related field
  • Juris Doctorate Law Degree
  • Licensed to practice law in the state of Colorado

Application Instructions:
Please e-mail resume and cover letter to jscott@pfccollects.com or go to jscott@pfccollects.com to apply online.