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Legal Staff Paralegal in Madison, WI

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Company name

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA Madison, WI

Posted on

Feb 04,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will drafts loan originator compensation plans for branches throughout the United States and ensures compensation plans are consistent with state and federal regulations and internal policies and procedures. Essential Job Functions: Works with managers to compile information for compensation plans and answer any questions; Reviews compensation information to ensure compliance with Regulation Z, other state and federal regulations, and internal policies and procedures; Requests and reviews appropriate documentation for compensation plan and payment requests; Drafts loan originator compensation plans; Discusses different situations with branch managers to determine compliance with regulations and policies (e.g., branch-generated leads, bonuses, incentives, commission amounts, etc.); Audits payroll records to ensure employees were paid according to their compensation plans (i.e., under or overpayments) and applicable minimum wage laws and also ensures employees logged hours pursuant to their employment status (i.e., part- or full-time), working with HR as necessary to switch employees’ status. Alerts payroll of incentive or bonus compensation (e.g., signing bonus, production bonus, discretionary bonus, incentive, etc.). Non-Essential Job Functions: Participates in and leads proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals; Adopts company’s Core Values in personal work behaviors, decision making, contributions, and interpersonal interactions; Contributes to a positive work environment by demonstrating company’s Core Values and influencing others to reward performance and value "can do" people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity, and fun; Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have High school diploma or equivalency degree. Paralegal degree/certificate and/or 2+ years of experience working in the legal field. Demonstrated experience with attention to detail, strict deadlines, written and oral communication, organization, multi-tasking, and working in a team atmosphere. Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced and changing environment. Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office software products. Basic knowledge and understanding of current business acumen. Solid knowledge and understanding of customer service best practices. Solid knowledge and understanding of conducting legal research (e.g., Westlaw, LexisNexis, CCAP, PACER, etc.).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
4801 S. Biltmore Lane
Madison, WI 53718