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Foreclosure Paralegals assist Foreclosure Attorneys with real estate and bankruptcy-related duties. Responsibilities found on sample resumes of Foreclosure Paralegals include interacting with counsel and borrowers regarding loan modifications/updates, and coordinating with clients regarding the foreclosure process and strategic procedures that need to be implemented for the successful foreclosure of commercial and residential properties. Example resumes of Foreclosure Paralegals also list either certification programs in paralegal studies or associates degrees (or higher) in courses related to real property law.

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1

Foreclosure Paralegal & Team Lead (residential)

Managed a team of 16. Responsible for onboarding and annual performance reviews for paralegals.

  • Reviewed court decisions and ensured client bank compliance with HAMP servicing guidelines and court deadlines.
  • Served as client liaison and single point of contact for a large client.
  • Responsible for heavy contact between borrowers and other relevant third parties during settlement negotiations.
  • Analyzed, prepared and developed case strategy in between settlement conferences pursuant to CPLR 3408.
  • Drafted pleadings and provided notarial services to the firm.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Paralegal Studies
BA
English
2

Foreclosure Paralegal

Prepared pre close 400 files for foreclosure sale every month including reviewing deeds, title, obtaining payoffs

  • Notified the Internal Revenue Service of all tax liens
  • Arranged post sale files for sending deeds to proper jurisdictions for recording
  • Reviewed and analyzed title reports to ensure breaks in the chain of title were not involved, indemnified over title issues which would prevent property from going to sale
  • Worked with Bankruptcy attorneys on monitoring files which were pending filing prior to sale
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Project Management Institute Atlanta Chapter
C
Paralegal
BA
Journalism
3

Foreclosure Paralegal

Dealt with Clients, financial institutions, opposing Counsel, Bankruptcy and Litigation department

  • Handled up to 300 cases per month including intake, document organization and processing
  • Explained loan modification programs to clients and negotiated options with lenders
  • Filed documents, managed attorney calendar, met deadlines to stop foreclosures
  • Drafted litigation documents, contacted opposing Counsel, answered and routed calls
  • Follow up bankruptcy cases thru Pacer, direct to correct court houses for chapter 7 &13 cases
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Music Business Management
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Business Management
4

Foreclosure Paralegal

Served as workflow management and compliance lead to respective bank foreclosure portals

  • • Managed over twenty five inquiries from clients and borrowers per day
  • Acted as liaison between auctioneers and borrowers handling payoff and reinstatement funds
  • • Received and responded to borrower dispute letters, calculated foreclosure sale price, reviewed pre- sale foreclosure documents including titles, liens, notices, and updated clients daily with sale results
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Government And Politics
JD
Juris Doctor
5

Foreclosure Paralegal

Reviewed residential foreclosure files to determine the stage of the foreclosure and the necessary action required to move the file toward final judgment by reviewing court dockets, performing Pacer Bankruptcy searches and Department of Department of Defense (DOD) Searches.

  • Prepared Foreclosure pleadings, including, but not limited to Drops/Defaults, Notices, Motions for Summary Judgment (along with supporting Affidavits (AOI, AOC, etc.), and Final Judgment Packages.
  • Reviewed Motions to Dismiss to determine filings needed to overcome the Motion to Dismiss (i.e., Original Note/Mortgage/AOM, Merger Documents, Affidavit of Breach Letter, Payoff/Reinstatement Figures, etc.).
  • Updated Clients (state and national lenders and servicers) via various Client Systems (LPS, VendorScape, Lenstar) with status of files in a timely manner.
  • Ensured compliance with client directives in reviewing files and prepare documents/pleadings.
  • Set and calendared hearings/court appearances with opposing counsel and judicial assistants.
  • Maintained a high volume case load while meeting various deadlines.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Foreclosure Paralegal

Initiated Foreclosure process via Client-specific databases and portals

  • Reviewed and analyzed all referral discrepancies and issues
  • Solved Referral issues through research, adherence to legal regulations, and client communication
  • Communicated daily with Clients with updates, modifications, and file status
  • Maintained adherence to strict deadlines for sale and publication
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Managerial Sciences
7

Lead Foreclosure Paralegal

Managed the processing of multiple files simultaneously by preparing documents, evaluating data, and screening the work of other departments.

  • Corresponded with clients and administered proper legal procedure, expediting the appropriate outcome for each file.
  • Calculated bid amounts, implementing client instructions and ascertaining taxes, fees and assessments.
  • Utilized multiple industry specific computer programs to monitor files and effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Instructed new hires in office programs and policies, as well as familiarized them with general procedural guidelines.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
8

Senior Foreclosure Paralegal

Provided direct paralegal support to three attorneys

  • Reviewed and prioritized new foreclosure files
  • Drafted, e-filed and e-served various notices, motions, orders and letters
  • Assisted Senior Attorney-Foreclosure Defense Manager with special projects, appeals, setting appointments and maintaining calendar
  • Assigned daily hearing assignments for approximately 12 attorneys
  • Performed regular file follow ups, updated status tabs and provided status updates to clients
  • Created weekly hearings reports for various team members
  • Worked with Post Closing department to audit and close out a large number of foreclosure files
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Music
BA
Legal Studies
9

Foreclosure Paralegal

Reviewed and executed legal pleadings, such as Motion to Substitute Counsel, Motion to Withdraw and Motion to Dismiss.

  • Scheduled hearings with Judicial Assistants and coordinates dates with opposing Counsels.
  • Documented activity in the foreclosure workstation and ensures accurate and timely transmission of files.
  • Made recommendations to management exercising appropriate reasoning and judgment.
  • Completed special projects/reporting as assigned or any additional responsibilities as assigned by management.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
10

Foreclosure Paralegal

  • Set-up Sale Deed Results for the Foreclosure Attorney using Prolaw
  • Maintained and managed foreclosure files received from the Foreclosure attorney or the Chase Foreclosure representative
  • Wrote out Foreclosure Ads and sent them to the property’s county newspaper publisher
  • Communicated with clients and borrowers of the property, keeping them updated with the foreclosure process
  • Assisted the IT department with setting up computers and telephones for new hires
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Computer Information Systems
Science And Engineering Program

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