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Bankruptcy Paralegal (DC)

Date Posted: 7/13/2020

Job #1575473
Washington, District Of Columbia

Bankruptcy Paralegal – Washington, DC

Lucas Group's AmLaw 100 law firm client is seeking a business bankruptcy paralegal for its Washington DC office.


  • Manage assigned cases and their related tasks and projects.  
  • Perform full range of paralegal tasks from case inception through case closure.  
  • Monitor court docket sheets for assigned cases and take ownership of case calendars.  
  • Prepare drafts of notices, motions, fee applications and proofs of claims.  
  • Bluebook, cite check, and Shepardize briefs.  
  • Prepare deposition notices, organizing, maintaining and preparing deposition materials, exhibits and summaries.  
  • Remain current in industry trends in Bankruptcy/Restructuring and the legal profession.  
  • Ensure expertise in technology relevant to the position; proactively use most current technology to further teamwork, client service, and efficiency.  


  • Two plus years of relevant experience preferred 
  • Mid-size to large law firm experience a plus 
  • Knowledge of Bankruptcy Court procedures and practices. 
  • Familiarity with chapter 11 reorganization process and basic documents such as, SoFAs, fee applications, disclosure statements, and plans of reorganization. 
  • Prior working experience in the bankruptcy group of a law firm representing debtors and creditors in complex chapter 11 and chapter 7 cases.  
  • Experience with e-filing within the Federal Courts, specifically with both the U.S. Bankruptcy and the U.S District Courts.  
  • Familiarity with CM/ECF and PACER filing system.  
  • Ability to conduct research using various research tools 
  • Bluebooking experience preferred 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).  
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and organizational skills.  
  • Team player and ability to manage multiple assignments 
  • Ediscovery experience a plus  


Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked in top ten on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2020.  

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