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Paralegal The candidate will assist and provide a range of legal and regulatory compliance support to in-house counsel and other compliance professionals for a national credit card bank. Will open new electronic case files for disputes, litigations and arbitration matters. Organize, index and track files via internal databases. Calendar court dates for Answers, discovery, hearings and trials. Perform PACER searches for new civil matters and document retrieval. Conduct fact investigation, research and analysis for allegations raised in disputes, litigations and arbitration matters, including extensive interaction with Department heads to obtain relevant documentation. Under attorney supervision, communicate with courts for various reasons, including service of process, Motions and Stipulations. Under attorney supervision, communicate with unrepresented claimants and counsel for various reasons, including requesting extensions to file Answers, document production, and settlements. Prepare case briefings and analysis of the allegations and facts for disputes, litigations and arbitration matters. Assist in drafting response letters, litigation and case law summaries, and settlement agreements. Assist in-house counsel in all stages of litigation case management, including trial preparation. Knowledge of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Credit Billing Act, Truth In Lending Act and Telephone Consumer Protection Act helpful, as is knowledge of the workings of the Office of the Comptroller of Currency and Federal Trade Commission. Monitor, review, and analyze consumer finance laws and regulations. Identify relevant legal articles, laws and judicial decisions for cases. Prepare Microsoft Excel reports and PowerPoint presentations.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Paralegal Certificate acquired through course work at an accredited institution or 4+ years of heavy litigation experience in order to gain expertise needed to do substantive legal support work. Thorough knowledge of legal principles, research techniques, and terminology is required. Experience in federal banking regulation is a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skill is essential. Heavy experience is required in preparing case briefings and analysis of Complaints. Relevant computer knowledge and experience, including Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Work, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint is essential.
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