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Paralegal and Project Specialist

Company name

Bar Harbor Bank and Trust

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Lebanon, NH

Date Last Verified

Feb 12,2018

Posted on

Jan 25,2018
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Paralegal and Project Specialist The candidate will be responsible for performing a variety of functions in support of the Bank’s Chief Compliance Officer. Will assist the Chief Compliance Officer in providing legal support to various business lines and operations within firm. Coordinate and manage legal review of third party and vendor contracts, NDAs and confidentiality agreements. Coordinate and manage external lawyers/law firms and process legal bills. Perform legal research of Legal Process (e.g., subpoenas, summons, garnishments, levies, attachments, writs, etc.) for Bank Operations/Records Department. Matter management (coordinate legal matters including scope, budget and deadlines). Track significant defensive litigation. Research and analyze state and federal laws/regulations including, but not limited to probate, trusts, powers of attorney, guardianships, conservatorships, receiverships, business entities, and consumer protection. Coordinate and manage review of various legal documents/forms (e.g., loan documents, powers of attorney, guardianship documents, court documents, corporate documents/resolutions). Draft response letters to customers regarding fraud, forgery or other crimes and various other customer complaints/disputes. Research and respond to legal questions from Retail Operations/Branch Admin and branches. Enthusiastically support the Bank’s Guiding Principles and Brand Behaviors. Adhere to regulatory requirements, such as Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act. Comprehend and adhere to federal banking regulations in accordance with firm policies and procedures. Complete all required training on time and with passing grade. Must have Bachelors’ degree in a relevant area. Should have 5+ years of experience at a bank or law firm. Strong working knowledge of bank regulatory requirements and industry practices is required. Knowledge of litigation/legal process and vendor contracts is needed. Strong research and writing skills is must. Strong MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bar Harbor Bank and Trust
82 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

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