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Legal Staff Paralegal in Redwood City, CA

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Company name

Oportun, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations
Finance - Banking

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


USA Redwood City, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 16,2017

Posted on

May 27,2017

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Paralegal, Regulatory Compliance Responsibilities: Responsible for state lender licensing, including researching licensing requirements, preparing and submitting new license applications, and monitoring renewals and annual reports. Manage state regulatory examinations. Research federal and state laws applicable to consumer loan originations, marketing, servicing and collections, including loan fees, usury rates, and loan restrictions, and maintain state-by-state matrices. Prepare and update consumer loan documentation and disclosures. Perform legal research projects and prepare written analyses and business requirements. Maintain federal and state legal monitoring system to track legal developments related to loan originations, servicing and collections, including statutes, regulations, regulatory guidance, consent orders, case law, etc. Coordinate with in-house regulatory counsel. Assist with review of policies and procedures and participate in business projects as needed. Review and respond to third-party subpoenas. Assist with consumer litigation and with review of consumer complaint responses.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and a Paralegal certificate from an American Bar Association-approved program. 5-7 years’ experience as a paralegal in a corporate law department. 3-5 years’ experience in consumer banking or consumer finance preferred. Must be a self-starter and detail-oriented. Strong legal research and writing, analytical, and organizational skills required. Experience performing multi-state legal research, including administrative regulations and guidance. Knowledge of state and federal consumer protection laws related to consumer finance, g., ECOA, TILA, GLB Privacy Act, SCRA and MLA, preferred. Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access, as well as Westlaw or Lexis. SharePoint a plus. Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities set by the business while still meeting internal department goals. Effective interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team involving staff, clients and outside agencies. Positive professional attitude Fluency in Spanish is desired.

Additional info

Req No. 2017-4819

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Oportun, Inc.
1744 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA 94063