Employment Opportunities

Client Protection Fund Claims Administrator

Are you a detail-oriented individual with a passion for upholding ethical standards in the legal profession? Do you thrive in an environment that values confidentiality, thorough investigation, and meticulous data analysis? Join our team as a Client Protection Fund Claims Administrator, managing the intake process for Client Protection Fund (CPF) claim applications. You'll carefully examine all submitted claims seeking reimbursement funding and draft comprehensive claim reports that not only present your findings but also offer valuable recommendations.

In addition to processing claims, you'll be responsible for closely monitoring and analyzing claim data. Your insights will be shared with different groups to support future projects and provide a rationale for potential adjustments to rules, policies, and procedures.

Furthermore, you'll assist with subrogation efforts whenever feasible. This role is a unique opportunity to contribute to the restoration of confidence in the legal profession.

What You'll Do:

Claim Review and Investigation:

  • Meticulously review and analyze CPF claim applications, ensuring all necessary information is provided.
  • Conduct research and investigation to ensure that all information is obtained to substantiate the claim, while maintaining the utmost confidentiality.
  • Draft comprehensive claim reports that outline findings and recommendations.

Subrogation and Financial Oversight:

  • Assist CPF Counsel with subrogation efforts to ensure that subrogation is pursued diligently, whenever possible.
  • Track subrogation amounts, payments, and analyze financial statistics, assist in predicting collectability, and support finance department audits.

Database Management:

  • Administer case management system, including user training and internal software support.
  • Administer relational database, monitor data integrity, and maintain security; create and modify reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in paralegal, accounting, or equivalent preferred.
  • Familiarity with the court system required.
  • Four to six years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with database administration and computer programming is preferred.
  • Initiative, teamwork, and exceptional customer service.

What We Offer: We value our employees and their contributions. By joining us, you'll become part of a dynamic team committed to professional growth, ethical excellence, and a supportive work environment. You'll have the opportunity to enhance your skills in database administration, software support, and data analysis, contributing to both your personal development and the success of our mission.

Apply Today: If you're excited to make a meaningful impact in the legal industry and have the experience and skills we're looking for, we encourage you to apply. Join us in championing integrity, restoring client trust, and shaping the future of legal professionalism.

Send resume and cover letter to employment@michbar.org.

Note: This job description outlines the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. The State Bar of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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