Full-Time Legal Specialist-Paralegal Degree or Certificate Required

Posting ID : A1068519901
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Legal Paralegal

Description
We are looking for a certified paralegal to support our goals as an industry leader and join our dynamic Legal Outsourcing team in our St. Cloud, MN office. The Legal Specialist will be responsible for assisting internal and external clients in managing daily operations. Which includes the monitoring of automated and manual processes to ensure the proper handling of outsourced accounts, as well as the participation in projects/analysis as needed. The primary responsibility of the Legal Specialists will be the evaluation of documents, proof reading, ensuring accuracy and completeness of documentation, as well as escalation and resolution of non-conforming documents to quickly resolve discrepancies with both internal and external legal partners.

Essential Job Functions:
*Read and assess legal documents, validate accuracy and take requisite action
*Notarize team members' signatures on legal documents
*Subject matter expert for projects with moderate levels of complexity
*Tracking/scheduling, Trial Witness Preparation and Testimony
*Identify and communicate gaps in current policies, procedures and processes
*Retrieve, print and attach appropriate media

Required skills, education, and experience:
*Paralegal degree or certificate from an ABA approved school required
*Must be able to obtain a notary license within 60 days of hire as a condition of employment
*2 years' experience in a financial service or related field is preferred
*Superior written and verbal communication skills
*Proficiency in MS Office
*Ability to focus for extended periods of time
*Capability to remain consistently detail oriented

About The Company
Encore Capital Group is a leading provider of debt management and recovery solutions for consumers and property owners across a broad range of assets. Through its subsidiaries, the company purchases portfolios of consumer receivables from major banks, credit unions, and utility providers, and partners with individuals as they repay their obligations and work toward financial recovery. Encore's success and future growth are driven by its sophisticated and widespread use of analytics, its broad investments in data and behavioral science, and the significant cost advantages provided by its highly-efficient operating model and proven investment strategy, and the company's demonstrated commitment to conducting business ethically and in ways that support its consumers' financial recovery.
Headquartered in San Diego, Encore is a publicly traded NASDAQ Global Select company (ticker symbol: ECPG) and a component stock of the Russell 2000, the S&P SmallCap 600, and the Wilshire 4500. More information about the company can be found at www.encorecapital.com.


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