Paralegal

The Paralegal will provide support to the LenderLive Legal Department by performing complex and confidential tasks to ensure department operations flow smoothly. The Paralegal will report directly to the General Counsel/Enterprise Compliance Officer, but will work closely with the team of attorneys in the Legal Department.

Essential Functions

Manages multiple projects and deadlines

Assists the Legal Department with research and review of documents, including proofreading

Creates reports, letters and legal documents, collects and analyzes information and initiates communication when directed

Researches and reviews industry relevant materials

Establishes and maintains office files, logs, legal references, records and other information in accordance with company policy and at the direction of the General Counsel

Interprets instructions and guidelines in order to make decisions and take necessary actions

Executes special assignments and tasks under only general supervision

Creates and modifies documents such as reports, memos, letters and presentations using the Microsoft Office Suite, SalesForce, MS Project, Visio, or other programs as required

Assists with complaints and litigation by researching and compiling facts and documents, drafting responses, and coordinating with outside counsel and internal business partners

Reviews contracts and other agreements as requested

Provides support to the legal department with compliance and licensing requirements

Assists with the management of matters referred to outside counsel

Coordinates logistics of internal and external meetings, including conference reservations, speaking engagements, webinars, material procurement, development and dissemination

Creates and distributes agendas, compiles, transcribes, and distributes minutes

Manages litigation calendar, coordinates workflow and meetings, prioritizes and routes correspondence (as needed)

Education

High School Diploma required.

Paralegal Degree or Certificate required.

Experience

3+ years of experience working in a legal department or with attorneys and/or paralegals as well as knowledge of legal terminology, legal research methods, and procedures is preferred

Previous experience handling contracts, redlining and/or document revisions is preferred, including ability to compare changes between versions

Prior experience in financial services, foreclosure/trustee, mortgage and/or vehicle finance industries preferred

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Proactive and progressive in their role and responsibilities

Ability to work in a high pressure, high growth and high transaction environment

Comfortable working in a fast paced environment and adaptable to change

Possess strong organizational and time management skills

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Demonstrate strong attention to detail and a high standard for excellence

Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

Ability to effectively prioritize tasks, manage and meet deadlines

Strong legal research and writing skills

High degree of professional ethics and integrity

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret industry and legal periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government (state and federal) regulations

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and other stakeholders

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals

Ability to create spreadsheets, graphs and flowchart presentations

Professional demeanor, including ability to use tact and sound judgment in contact with individuals within and outside of the corporation

Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff, and vendor information

Ability to organize, track and prioritize numerous deliverables often involving multiple contributors while taking in to consideration the General Counsel/Enterprise Compliance Officer’s instruction and priorities


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