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Legal Staff Paralegal in Meriden, CT

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Company name

Planet Home Lending, LLC

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Meriden, CT

Date Last Verified

Apr 07,2018

Posted on

Apr 06,2018

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Litigation Specialist The candidate will oversee the portfolio contested foreclosure volume and bankruptcy adversary proceedings pursuant to investor guidelines, and PHL policies and procedures. Will provide analysis on risk assessment, resolve documented complaints, and provide qualified recommendations through resolution. Monitor progress of the contested foreclosure action, including management of issues raised, holds placed, and research required to complete the contested foreclosure action, judicial and non-judicial in accordance with applicable policies and procedures. Work and communicate with foreclosure attorneys to understand, minimize and avoid delays during the foreclosure to allow completion of the foreclosure action. Research and review information needed to prepare answers and responses to discovery in contested foreclosures and adversarial bankruptcies. Coordinate with management, in-house legal department, attorneys and vendors to ensure compliance with case management standards, applicable court rules, and procedures. Attend depositions, trials, and mediations when PHL is required to provide testimony related to debt or servicing functions. This could involve some out of state travel. Assist Consumer Affairs Manager in researching and resolving default servicing related complaints and qualified written responses through Everest. Effectively manage counsel through timeline management, active communication, and in-person contact or meetings. Maintain detailed loan status and records of litigated/contested cases within MSP/LoanSphere and Planet’s imaging system. Communicate and interact effectively with all levels of employees and management, as well as borrowers, clients, and outside vendors. Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned by Manager and Supervisor of the Default Litigation Department. A Bachelor’s Degree or paralegal certification is a plus. Must have 5+ years of experience in mortgage foreclosures and bankruptcy. Knowledge of the foreclosure and bankruptcy investor guidelines and state regulations is required. Knowledge of overall mortgage default servicing is needed. Excellent computer skills and ability to learn and adapt quickly to new software are required. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Work is required. Knowledge of MSP servicing system is a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Planet Home Lending, LLC
321 Research Parkway
Suite 303
Meriden, CT 06450