Remote Contract Attorney

Special Counsel is seeking contract attorneys in the Massachusetts area to work from home (remote) performing Coronavirus Relief Work. If you would like the opportunity to help transform lives by providing disaster relief assistance to those in need in your community, please send your resume in Word format and be sure to reference “Coronavirus Relief Work in Massachusetts" in the subject when applying! Additional project details are provided below. 


Assignment Details: 

  • Anticipated Start Date:  Rolling Starts - next group late May/early June 

  • Expected Duration: Approximately 6 to 12 months (could possibly be extended) 

  • Hour requirement: Maximum 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with some contractors working on Saturday’s (depending on shift) 

  • Scheduling: Selected candidates will be able to work during the hours of 6:00am CT to 7:30pm CT. Currently, the client offers 6 days per week, 10 hours per day shifts. Shifts are staggered to ensure continuous coverage between the hours of 6:00am CT to 7:30pm CT. Alternative working hours may be required, based on client need.

  • Pay: $22/hr.


    Assignment Duties: 

  • Reviewing applications for relief and assisting with completion of Coronavirus relief applications. 

  • Research and provide interpretation of the disaster loan program's laws, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures to provide guidance and support to program managers and loan officers. 

  • Review draft loan authorizations for all loans, as required, and for cases involving non-routine conditions, facts or other circumstances. 

  • Ensure loan application compliance with legal requirements, eligibility, capacity, and authority of the borrowers to incur debt, validity of proposed pledge of collateral etc. 

  • Use computer based systems to identify if all needed loan closing documents are received and to provide necessary instructions for proper creation of documents by others. 

  • Address inquiries and concerns of borrowers and their authorized representatives regarding legal issues and requirements of closing and legal basis of various terms, conditions and collateral requirements. 


    Required Qualifications:

  • Experience: Strong customer service skills is essential for this position  

  • Bar: Must possess active license to practice law in any U.S. state 

  • Education: Must have JD 


    If you meet the above qualifications and can work remotely, please send your resume in a Word doc ASAP and please reference “Coronavirus Relief Work in Massachusetts in the subject line! 


    Available benefits: direct deposit; optional medical, dental, and vision coverage; business casual dress; professional work environment. 

    Referral Bonus: Receive a referral bonus for referring someone to Special Counsel who is placed on a temporary position! 


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