Job Details

Litigation Specialist

Company name

University of Iowa Community Credit Union

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Feb 08,2019

Valid Through

May 24,2019

Posted on

Jan 29,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 22 to 34 Annually

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

Iowa City, IA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Litigation Specialist

Duties: Reviews charged off accounts and places them for internal or external recovery collection efforts. Efforts will include, but not be limited to extensive telephone, written and person to person communication with and collection of past due, overdrawn and legal reserve cases. Manages relationship with 3rd Party Agencies. Responsible for determining post judgment remedies, monitoring and renewing garnishments, as well as case management of on book accounts requiring legal intervention. Works closely with Legal Assistants and provides a range of legal support to University of Iowa Community Credit Union Vice President/Chief Legal Counsel with the focus on legal matters concerning consumer credit. Adheres to the Credit Union’s core values in serving with truth, trust, mentoring, openness, risk-taking, giving credit, integrity, caring and respect in carrying out the UICCU’s mission and vision. Demonstrates a positive member service (internal and external) focus at all times. Demonstrates teamwork in all interactions with coworkers and in the completion of all duties and responsibilities. Ensures confidentiality of member information. Makes collection contacts to legal and/or recovery accounts and performs any tasks or duties in order to aid in collection of past due or overdrawn accounts. Performs legal, factual, and records research as well as extensive skip tracing. Organizes, analyzes, cross-checks, and validates information for litigation accounts. Assists in the preparation of legal arguments, applications, declarations, and motions. Prepares legal correspondence. Makes decisions on and possesses the approval authority to negotiate settlements within delegated operational areas and manages post charge-off recovery. Proofreads and edits legal forms and documents for accuracy. Builds, organizes, and maintains legal databases and case files. Reviews and monitors new and updated laws and regulations. Coordinates law office activities such as subpoena delivery. Plays a vital role in enriching the community by participating in community service organizations and/or Credit Union sponsored events on an annual basis. Performs any other duties as may be required to meet Credit Union objectives.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: A two year college degree or completion of a specialized course in paralegal studies. 2-3 years of collections and legal experience with reasonable knowledge of collection practices, consumer credit, real estate and bankruptcy laws and regulations. Working knowledge of legal principles, practices, terminology, and research techniques. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills along with attention to detail and accuracy. Reports to work punctually, works all scheduled hours, and works overtime as necessitated by business demand. Job will require a non-traditional workweek with extra hours including evening and/or weekend duties. Strong interpersonal and persuasive skills to represent the Credit Union in a positive way during periods of stressful member contact and gather data from a number of sources. Ability to work independently, prioritize assignments, and organize work efficiently to handle large volumes of details. Accuracy and attention to detail required. Proficiency with related computer applications, spreadsheets, word processing, and database applications. SAFE Act Registration may be required depending on specific responsibilities assigned within the account resolution department. Must be bondable.

Additional info

ID: 2019-2010

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
University of Iowa Community Credit Union
500 Iowa Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

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