CRB Auto, powered by Mechanics Bank is looking for a Bankruptcy Associate to add to our Loss Mitigation Team. This role will sit in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.
In this role, you will be responsible for managing a queue of accounts involved in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcies. Including filing Proof of Claims, Reaffirmation Agreements, Motions, preparing letters to attorney's office, contacting attorneys, courts, trustees and pro se debtors. You will review and analyze Chapter 7 and 11 Plans and Chapter 7 Statements of Intentions. Evaluate the value of collateral securing the loan and assist in other areas of the department.
What you will do:
Completes review of Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcies filed recently, including an examination of case information on Pacer, debtor schedules, plans, court dockets, relevant pleadings and loan histories to identify case for immediate action.
Evaluates the value of collateral securing the loan, bases on the fair market retail value.
Analyzes proposed debtor's "statements of intention" and schedules to identify insufficient total debt or arrearage amounts, inadequate default provisions or other defects not providing proper bankruptcy protection for this chapter.
Files and review early dismissal stay release or other relevant proceedings in cases where negotiations have failed, or have been identified as unlikely to obtain adequate bankruptcy provisions working directly with outside legal counsel or resolve issues.
Provide retained counsel with required documentation to facilitate filing required documents to courts or as appropriate to protect the interests and assets of organization.
Accurately document all incoming notifications, communications and court documents in account notes.
Notify organization data entry servicing dept. with accurate, timely information so that the account can be placed in proper status to reflect bankruptcy filing and status changes to comply with regulatory requirements.
Review and follow up on all documented bankruptcy accounts for updates & status changes and review with supervisor when further action is required.
Prepare and provide documentation and obtain necessary signatures as requested by counsel or as required to protect the interests and assets of organization.
Prepare reports and data as requested regarding status and details of bankruptcy accounts. Notify supervisor as required to protect the interests and assets of organization.
Administrative duties as assigned to include but not limited to: Be available for outbound and incoming calls for various departments as assigned to provide excellent customer service. Documentation and data information updates to accounts as assigned. Cross train with various departments as requested. All other tasks as assigned to ensure business continuity within service center.
Who you are:
High school diploma, or general education degree (GED) required.
Paralegal Knowledge preferred
One year bankruptcy experience required
One year collection experience. (Auto Financial preferred)
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, emphasis on Microsoft Excel Internet Explorer
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