Jeff Beckman

Freelance Paralegal & Collections Freelancer

Location:Hartford, Connecticut, United States
2 Skills
Jeffrey A. Beckman
Beckman Virtual Paralegal Services &
Commercial Debt Recoveries

Edwin O. Smith High School, Storrs, CT – Graduated 1996
High School Diploma
Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT - Graduated 2005
Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies

Served 2 year term on Manchester CT Board of Directors (Town Council): oversaw Town operations with the General Manager and other Board Members; instituted a senior citizen tax credit program and established paralegal internships for high school students.

Served on the Manchester Elderly Tax Relief Committee in 2007
Active Member of the Manchester Commission on Aging 2006 - 2007
Commissioner on the Manchester Workforce Development Commission 2010 -2011

Plimpton & Hills, Corporation
September 2004-Present Title: Credit & Collection Manager
Supervises credit & collection activity for corporation's 13 business centers; 10 in Connecticut and 3 in Massachusetts. Executes collection measures on delinquent accounts. Collaborates with collection agencies & attorneys on uncooperative debtors; handles Small Claims cases beginning to end.

National Association of Credit Management (NACM), CT
June 2011 – Present, Title: Board Member
Presently serving a term on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Chapter of NACM, an oversight committee responsible for budgets, planning seminars, creating educational initiatives in the credit field, reviewing and implementing credit policies and procedures.

The Savings Bank of Manchester, Manchester, CT
June 2003 - May 2004 Title: Consumer Loan Processor
Performed credit inquiries on loan applicants, established record of both approved and rejected loans in the bank’s computer system. Maintained client correspondence regarding loan status. Conducted research and document prep for loan underwriters.

The Savings Bank of Manchester, Manchester, CT
September 2002 – June 2003 Title: Collector
Collected delinquent funds on various consumer accounts. Established payment arrangements with customers. Initiated small claims court actions in different states.

Law Offices of Victor I, Moses, Manchester, CT 06040
September 2001 - 2002 Title: Real Estate Legal Assistant
Resolved office’s post closing issues, prepared closing documents, opened and maintained files; organized office filing system.

Full Gospel Interdenominational Church, Manchester, CT
1997-2011 Title: Ministry Worker
Assistant leader over church prison outreach program 2005-2011
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