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Patrick C. | Elance
 
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Patrick C.

Freelance Paralegal
   United States
  |   Plainview, NY

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

Outsourced Paralegal Services, LLC provides assistance to bankruptcy attorneys by alleviating their workload due to being understaffed or overwhelmed with their workload. Outsourced Paralegal Services, LLC offers petition preparation as well as many other services to those firms on a freelance basis, which in turn eliminates the costs associated with hiring an individual full time on staff, or eliminate the time it would take to find a temp to cover current employees on leave.

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Bankruptcy Services

Service Description

Upon earning my Bachelors Degree from St. Josephs College and receiving my paralegal certificate from SUNY Stony Brook University in New York, I went to work for one of The Trustees in Long Island, New York. I found my new employer to be a colorful and insightful attorney and was grateful that he elected to take me under his wing. He had a lot to say about the law and regularly sought me out as his sounding board and confidant. It was at this firm where I learned how to review and analyze bankruptcy files. I also became extremely well versed in Chapter 13 bankruptcy law.

Upon entering a courtroom for the first time, I was inspired and awed as I gained a better understanding of the legal system at work. I witnessed discussions among attorneys prior to hearings and I listened in as my employer, the Trustee, spoke to debtors who were going through the bankruptcy process. He spoke to these debtors with great care and respect. I admired my employer’s integrity and I also saw him speak with attorneys who failed to do their due diligence, with tenacity and authority.

I began to soak up every morsel of every case. The detailed knowledge that I obtained about bankruptcy, the debtors, the attorneys and watching the process unfold gave me the desire to specialize the niche of chapters 7 and 13 bankruptcy.

Throughout my career thus far, I have had the opportunity to work with several respected attorneys and law firms, and I have gained...

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Employment

Eschen, Frenkel, Weisman & Gordon
Bankruptcy Paralegal
2007 - 2008
• Report directly to the managing bankruptcy attorney with broad ranged responsibilities that encompass the timely preparation of Ch 7, 11 and 13 proof of claims, objections to confirmations,...
NY Bankruptcy Trustee, Michael J. Macco, Esq.
Bankruptcy Paralegal
2003 - 2007
• Report directly to the Chapter 13 Trustee with responsibilities that encompassed the review and preparation of all bankruptcy petitions that are up for confirmation. • Prepared and served...

Education

St. Josephs College
Bachelors Degree/Organizational Management
1999 - 2002

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Bankruptcy
Paralegal
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