Paralegal

US-TX-Fort Worth
Requisition ID
2017-29853
Employee Type
Full Time-Regular
Category
Legal / Compliance

Overview

The Paralegal is responsible for providing support to the legal team in a manner that better enables the legal team to transact business. This employee has contact with other company departments, outside law firms, and other outside organizations.

Responsibilities

JOB DUTIES:

  • Organize and maintain litigation and complaint files.
  • Conduct legal research.
  • Draft correspondence to outside law firms.
  • Organize and coordinate document production.
  • Respond to business units regarding customer matters.

OTHER IMPORTANT DUTIES:

Report to work as scheduled. Get along well with others. Maintain confidentiality.

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to: SVP Associate Counsel or VP Associate Counsel

Subordinates: None

Qualifications

Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of consumer finance laws.
  • Must have a clear understanding of auto finance.
  • Must have a clear understanding of corporate legal environment.
  • Must have an understanding of various legal research software and word processing software packages, such as Lexis, Microsoft Word and Excel and Adobe Acrobat.   

Skills

  • Excellent word processing skills and organizational skills, as well as good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well organized and must pay special attention to detail.
  • Must be able to set priorities and be willing to take proactive participation in regard to assigned responsibilities.
  • Must be able to work independently and able to use computerized research tools.    

Experience

  • 1+ years’ experience in auto finance and related paralegal experience.
  • BS/BA degree, paralegal certification or equivalent experience preferred.    

WORK CONDITIONS

Must be able to sit for extended periods (up to 8 hours/day). Must be able to keyboard (up to 6 hours/day). Must be able to read computer screen (up to 6 hours/day). Must be able to communicate via telephone (up to 4 hours/day).

 

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