COLLECTIONS STAFF ATTORNEY – SPRINGFIELD, MO
We are currently in search of a Collections Staff Attorney to join our firm in our Springfield, Missouri branch location. A Collections Staff Attorney represents our clients and the firm in creditor’s rights and collections matters. They are responsible for reviewing documents, preparing pleadings, attending hearings, and communicating with the clients, opposing parties, and the Court.
- Must be licensed to practice law in Missouri.
- Minimum of 1-3 years of creditor’s rights or collections field, preferred.
- Ability to work within strict deadlines using proper time management.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
- Ability to independently manage large case load.
- Excellent writing and organizational skills required.
- Active driver’s license in good standing.
- Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Occasional travel required.
Location: Springfield, MO branch office
Full time, Safety Sensitive position
Full time employees are eligible to receive:
- A competitive health benefits package which is effective the first day of the month following hire date.
- Basic Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability – 100% Employer-paid
- Medical insurance – up to 50% Employer-paid
- Affordable Vision & Dental plan options.
- Ten (10) annual paid holidays, including employee birthdays.
- 401K – Employer Matching
- A generous Personal Time Off Accrual program.
Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background, motor vehicle, credit check and drug screening prior to employment.
We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and celebrate our employees’ differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Diversity makes us better!
The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles. Typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling. Occasional Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. May occasionally exert up to 10 pounds of force and/or negligible amount of force frequently. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer screen and/or extensive reading. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.
It is the policy of The Wilson Law Group to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, reduction of workforce and termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in all company-sponsored employee activities. Provisions in applicable laws providing for bona fide occupational qualifications, business necessity or age limitations will be adhered to by the company where appropriate.
As part of the company’s equal employment opportunity policy, The Wilson Law Group will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.
Employees and applicants shall not be subjected to harassment, intimidation or any type of retaliation because they have (1) filed a complaint; (2) assisted or participated in an investigation, compliance review, hearing or any other activity related to the administration of any federal, state or local law requiring equal employment opportunity; (3) opposed any act or practice made unlawful by any federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity; or (4) exercised any other legal right protected by federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity.
The above-mentioned policies shall be periodically brought to the attention of supervisors and shall be appropriately administered. It is the responsibility of each supervisor of the company to ensure affirmative implementation of these policies to avoid any discrimination in employment. All employees are expected to recognize these policies and cooperate with their implementation. Violation of these policies is a disciplinary offense.
The Employee Services Manager has been appointed as the Affirmative Action Officer to direct the establishment and monitor the implementation of personnel procedures to guide our affirmative action program throughout The Wilson Law Group.