Case Administrator

Chapter 13 Case Administrator

Seattle, Washington

The Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Seattle Division of the Western District of Washington is seeking a full time Case Administrator to join our team.

The Trustee and his staff administer Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases and pride themselves on the quality of the work and the assistance to debtors and creditors.

This role requires a strong team player with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.  Attention to detail, strong work ethic is critical for this role.  Excellent organizational skills are a must as well as the discretion to maintain confidentiality and professionalism.

This position works closely within Case Administration team to manage case load.

Essential Job Function:

  • Perform initial set up of case and enter scheduled debts such as secured, priority, and administrative claims.
  • Administer cases from inception to completion to assure that proper disbursement of payments is made to creditors and attorneys throughout the duration of the plan.
  • Review and process Chapter 13 plans to assure proper disbursement of funds is made to the creditors pursuant to the confirmed plan.
  • Analyze and input a high volume of proof of claims and mortgage payment changes downloaded from the Bankruptcy Court daily.
  • Respond to debtor and creditor inquiries during the life of the plan and refers matters to the debtor’s attorney or Trustee as needed.
  • Review incoming documents to ascertain dates and time frames for calendaring of court hearings. 
  • Audit debtor file and court records to ascertain that all necessary orders have been properly entered.  Monitor all hearing and trial dates until matter is resolved.
  • Ability to comprehend and administer Court Orders, as needed.
  • Manually review and process claims, breaking down interest and principal from inception through current date when applicable.
  • Monitor cases for plan payments and send delinquency notices, when applicable.
  • Respond to inquiries from debtors, creditors, and attorneys all while providing non-legal advice.
  • Review complaints from creditors and allegations of bad faith filing of debtors and notify the Trustee when applicable.
  • Obtain final settlement statements from sale or refinance of property and make the necessary adjustments to the case as needed.
  • When applicable, monitor cases for receipt of payments committed to the plan from third parties and verify the funds disbursed pursuant to Court Orders or the confirmed plan.
  • Administer and process domestic support claims, when applicable.
  • Review and process several monthly reports to ensure funds continue to disburse and properly disburse throughout the life of the Chapter 13 plan.

Job qualifications

  • Bankruptcy Experience a Plus
  • Qualifications include ability to multi-task and prioritization to meet Court and disbursement deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail, strong work ethic, highly organized, while maintaining confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Must have experience using Microsoft computer applications such as MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook.
  • Work cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, good math skills.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary range approximately $50,000 to $60,000 (DOE)
  • 100% employer paid Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Company-funded pension plan after 12 months tenure
  • Annual transit Orca Card
  • Generous PTO


Our office is conveniently located in One Union Square in downtown Seattle with easy access to public transportation, shopping, restaurants, and all city attractions.

Please email your cover letter, resume, and reference list in PDF format to the following:

Chapter 13 Trustee is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Organizations overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce.

Chapter 13 Trustee is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex, veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.