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Legal Staff Paralegal in Newark, NJ

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Company name

Encore Capital Group, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Newark, NJ

Date Last Verified

May 04,2018

Posted on

Mar 14,2018

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Paralegal I The candidate will provide support and assistance to the company's in-house legal group. Will be responsible for using their knowledge and skills to assist in managing the company's litigation / regulatory matters, enhance the company's processes, and help to maintain the company's ethical and compliance standards. Report to staff or corporate counsel and will collaborate with other in-house counsel / paralegals and outside attorneys in pursuit of company goals and objectives. Assist in legal research and factual investigations; document gathering; large document productions; assist in management of docket or contested litigation as required by the attorney (Internal Legal). Identify process improvements to ensure company compliance with legal requirements or to increase department efficiency. Initial review, analysis of incoming pleadings, correspondence and other legal documents; drafting pleadings, settlement agreements, dismissals, discovery, legal correspondence and memoranda for attorney review as required.Interact with Midland outside counsel and Midland employees to gather information, documentation or data as required for task at hand, or act as authorized to resolve the identified matter.Work on special projects as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have high School Diploma required. Bachelor. Paralegal Certificate is highly preferred. Must have 2+ year of Paralegal / Secretarial experience, or equivalent education and experience. Must have proficiency with MS Office. Understanding of FDCPA / FCRA / regulatory requirements. Strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize, and work in a rapidly changing environment is essential. Prior experience in a corporate setting is preferred.

Additional info


Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Encore Capital Group, Inc.
16 McLeland Road
Saint Cloud, MN 56303