Business and Transactional Litigation Paralegal

RCO Law is searching for a highly motivated, independent, and detail-oriented Paralegal to support our Business and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. The ideal candidate will thrive with deadline-driven work and demonstrate initiative to solve problems and complete tasks. Skills and attributes should include but not be limited to:

  • Drafting routine legal transactional and real estate documents for review by supervising attorney
  • Assist with due diligence, title commitments and surveys, closings, and related matters for purchase or sale of business or real estate
  • Perform UCC searches, bankruptcy and SCRA Servicemember searches, and regulatory websites for licensure and entity status
  • New entity and related business filings with Ohio and Michigan state agencies
  • Recording of deeds and other legal documents
  • Assist supervising attorneys with drafting collection complaints and related supporting documents
  • Knowledge of collection procedures; garnishments and bankruptcy experience a plus
  • Drafting, reviewing and revising routine correspondence, documents, and pleadings
  • Maintaining court docket and other case management schedules, and tracking and updating related deadlines;
  • Familiarity with local and regional court and administrative agency procedural rules, including e-filing documents in appropriate courts;

Job Requirements

  • Candidate should possess a paralegal certification by the Ohio State Bar Association (or equivalent), with undergraduate degree preferred;
  • 3 – 5 years of collections experience strongly preferred;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including interpersonal communications with co-workers, clients, opposing counsel, vendors, and court staff;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe Acrobat applications;
  • Strong attention to detail; self-starter; ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; and enthusiasm for working as part of a team.
  • US work authorization

Job Type

Full-time but with flexibility

Work Location

  • Primarily based out of the Firm’s Toledo office, with potential for periodic remote work;

Compensation: salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, and bonus potential; benefits include health care, paid time off, life insurance and 401k deferred compensation.

Interested and qualified candidates should respond to:

Angela G. Barchick, Firm Administrator,

Posted: 8.29.23