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Legal Assistant Job Description

Job Category Legal & Compliance Job Location Louisville, Kentucky

About Us

We are more than a specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers. We are a global team of over 4,000 employees whose daily mission is to empower consumers to begin their path towards financial recovery and build a better life for themselves and their families. We know that the only way to support this mission is by hiring exceptional people who bring a diversity of ideas, a collaborative spirit, and a passion for attaining breakthrough results.  If you are results-driven, have a passion for helping others, and thrive in an innovative environment, this might be the right place for you!

Are you a self-motivated individual looking to get your foot in the door in the legal field? The Legal Assistant provides support and assistance to the Internal Legal Collections group with various administrative and reporting tasks while maintaining strong attention to detail. This position requires adherence to complex process requirements and directions. The legal assistant will use their knowledge and skills to assist by properly forwarding documents to staff counsel for review.

About the Job

  • Responsible for an array of administrative duties including printing, scanning, and compiling all legal documents with high accuracy
  • Preparing, sorting and E-filing legal documents with the court system by judge, county, type, etc.
  • Facilitating the relationship with our 3rd party process server
  • Maintaining our file system (electronically through our e-portal and other judicial internet-based websites as well as by hand)
  • Managing multiple email inboxes
  • Assisting with calendar management


  • High School Diploma
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency (Outlook & Excel)


  • Prior experience in an administrative/clerical role

We approach every moment with a desire to build meaningful experiences. Bringing our best selves to every interaction we have is what sets us apart as individuals, and as an organization. Be part of our excellent company culture – click below to learn more!

What We Offer

We understand the important balance between work and life, fun and professionalism, and corporation verse community. We strive to support your career aspirations and provide the benefits you need to live a more fulfilling life.

Our compensation and benefits programs were created with an 'Employee-First Approach' focused on supporting, developing, and recognizing YOU.  We offer a wide array of wellness and mental health initiatives, support volunteerism, and environmental efforts, encourage employee education through leadership training, skill-building, and tuition reimbursements, and always strive to provide promotion opportunities from within.

All these things are just a small way to show our employees that we recognize their value, we understand what is important to them, and we reward their contributions.

Encore Capital Group and all of its subsidiaries are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and/or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at

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