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Legal Collections Specialist

Company: LHH Recruitment Solutions
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Legal Collections Specialist

LHH is looking for an experienced Collections Professional with experience in the legal industry. Collection Specialist will work mostly independent, taking ownership in the role, while handling the firms collections and some third-party collections for firm clients. This person must have great communication skills, both verbally and written, and be able to communicate professionally with clients. The position will work closely with accounting and the Billing Committee chairperson. This position is Direct Hire and will pay between $40K and $55K annually.


  • Analyze Aged A/R and WIP reports for delinquent client accounts. Notify billing attorney of account status and inquire on how to proceed.
  • Contact delinquent clients and requesting payment or coordinating a payment plan.
  • Setup and schedule recurring credit card payments.
  • Notate collection efforts and status updates in the accounting software.
  • Follow-up and send reminder statements to clients.
  • Participate in Billing Committee meetings. Prepare and distribute collection reports to the Committee, coordinate the meeting, and take minutes.
  • Knowledge of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
  • Investigative work to locate delinquent clients, including but not limited to public record searches.
  • Knowledge of the litigation process in Ohio and Kentucky, as well as the Ohio and Kentucky Rules of Civil Procedure.
  • Perform electronic filings in State and Federal Courts.
  • Draft and file pleadings, including Complaints, Motions for Default, Motions for Summary Judgment, Requests for Service, and Judgement Debtor Exams.
  • Draft and file post-judgment proceedings including bank and wage garnishments, writs of execution, proof of claims, certificates of judgments, and authentication of judgments.
  • 2+ year of recent collections experience, preferably in the legal industry
  • Experience with legal software
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Professional phone etiquette
  • Ability to work in the office in Downtown Cincinnati, OH

    If you are interested in learning more about this excellent direct hire opportunity, please apply now.

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    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Keywords: LHH Recruitment Solutions, Cincinnati , Legal Collections Specialist, Legal , Cincinnati, Ohio

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