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Legal Billing Specialist

Hartford, CT

Posted: 12/14/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 10981 Salary / Pay Rate : $70,000 - $80,000

Job Description

About The Opportunity

In partnership with our client, a highly regarded law firm, J. Morrissey is actively in the search of an experienced Legal Billing Specialist. This person will own the billing function from start to finish. This is a fast paced position that requires world-class client service skills as you will be working closely with attorneys and clients.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join a tenured team and lead the billing function for the firm.  This is a fully on-site position, no remote capabilities offered at this time.

Highlight of Responsibilities 

Maintain a thorough knowledge of client specific protocols and procedures for e-billing and ensure compliance with special billing arrangements.
Act as liaison with clients using e-billing and ensure system is appropriately setup.
Process e-bills
Manage new client and/or new vendor onboarding for electronic billing.
 Creation of new matters. o Identify any required reporting for budgets, alternate fee arrangements and accrual requests. 
 Review time entries based on client and matter requirements (block billing, task codes, summer associate time, etc.).
 Review cost entries for compliance and make Billing Attorney aware of any issues.
 Submit new timekeeper approvals for billed clients and contact clients regarding new matters or other e-billing system requirements. Monitor e-bill submissions, manage and assist Billing Attorney with resolution of any rejections.


Associates Degree or higher preferred
5+ years of legal billing experience required, E-Billing
Superior customer service skills
Knowledge of legal billing platforms required


$70k - $80k (DOE)
Fully benefits package 


Meet Your Recruiter

Colin Paterson
Vice President, Accounting & Finance and Professional Services

Colin Paterson's journey from Central Connecticut State University to the world of recruiting is a testament to his determination to follow in his father's footsteps in the business world. With a strong competitive spirit cultivated through years of playing sports and a natural talent for building relationships, Colin seamlessly transitioned into the staffing industry.

With over 12 years of experience spanning diverse industries, including accounting/finance, administrative support, manufacturing/engineering/supply chain, and human resources, Colin has honed his expertise in connecting the right talent with the right opportunities.

In March 2017, Colin embarked on his career with J. Morrissey, and his dedication and strategic thinking quickly propelled him to the role of Vice President of Accounting/Finance and Administrative Support Group. In this capacity, he continues to make a significant impact, shaping the future of the company.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Colin is an avid traveler with a passion for exploring new places and cultures. While he may have come to terms with the fact that his aspirations of becoming a professional golfer will remain a hobby, his commitment to excellence and continuous growth remain unwavering.

Colin Paterson's story is a testament to the power of determination, competitive spirit, and building strong relationships to succeed in the business world.

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