Job Title: NEW CASE ENTRY Department: CASE ENTRY
I. PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To review, analyze and prepare all files for prior to the Section 341(a) Meeting of Creditors in accordance with
the Code and applicable rules and orders of the Court.
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
A. PRE-341(a) MEETING OF CREDITORS WORKUP
1. Review and prepare newly filed cases in preparation of the Section 341(a) Meeting of Creditors that
include the following steps:
a. Attend meetings with Standing Trustee or assigned Substitute Presiding Officer.
b. Organize case documents in the order recommended by the Standing Trustee.
c. Look up employee numbers. Assign new numbers as needed.
d. Add debtor information in the Chapter 13 system. (i.e. plan payment, term, % to unsec, etc.)
e. Enter relevant information in the case notes.
f. Electronically file the Notice of Meeting of Creditors to the Clerk of the Court.
g. File pay orders with the Clerk.
h. Look up creditor numbers as scheduled. Assign new numbers as needed.
i. Enter scheduled claims into the Chapter 13 system. Information added includes creditor type,
account numbers, interest rates, scheduled claim amounts and collateral values.
j. Review affidavits and motions to value and enter into case notes.
k. Review and enter interest rates into appropriate claims.
l. Enter supplemental plan provisions into the case notes.
m. Check prior bankruptcies and enter into case notes.
n. Review any business cases and forward to the Standing Trustee to confirm business case
o. Prepare First Meeting of Creditors Schedule and forward to the Standing Trustee.
p. Organize file and forward it to the Senior 341 Coordinator for review.
2. Download newly filed cases from Pacer into CasePower daily.
III. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assist in Debtor and Creditor inquiries.
2. Periodically relieve receptionist from front desk duties as assigned on the monthly calendar.
3. Process creditor returned mail.
4. On a monthly basis, print and review Court Fees report from Pacer to ensure fees are paid timely.
5. Open and process daily mail under dual control.
6. Review and process Amended Schedules as requested by staff.
IV. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1. Familiarity with the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and Rules.
2. Knowledge of the standing orders and local rules for the Western District of Texas, El Paso Division.
3. Must be in attendance at work daily during normal business hours.
4. Must be detail oriented and accurate.
5. Must maintain confidentiality.
6. Must present a professional, business-like manner and appearance.
7. Ability to work in a team environment or independently.
8. To interpret and apply Court Orders, local rules, procedures and guidelines
9. To handle a heavy workload
10. To concentrate on, organize and prioritize work.
11. Organize and maintain files and interpret legal documents, such as, motions and orders of the court.
12. To gather and analyze facts, solve problems.
13. To complete multiple tasks simultaneously and accurately and meet deadlines.
14. To establish and maintain effective relationships with employees of the U.S. Bankruptcy Clerk and
Court, members of the Bar and their staff, and debtors and creditors and any other representatives.
15. To exercise independent judgment, initiative and tact in dealing with management, co-workers and the
general public; and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
16. Knowledge and use of a PC, various software applications including Microsoft Word and/or Office
Excel, the Internet and other basic office equipment.
17. Writing skills including knowledge of correct spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Benefits: Employer paid Medical and Dental Insurance, Employer paid 401K retirement, Employer paid holiday, vacation, sick leave.
Email Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
No Bankruptcy experience required.
Location/Region: El Paso, TX (US)