Credit One Bank Careers

Paralegal in Las Vegas, NV at Credit One Bank

Date Posted: 5/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Las Vegas, NV
  • Job Type:
    Banking
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/7/2018

Job Description

Position Summary

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.

 

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • 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

Job Requirements

Position Requirements

  • 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 required. Experience in federal banking regulation a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Heavy experience required in preparing case briefings and analysis of Complaints.
  • Expected to demonstrate research, analytical, communication, organizational, and critical thinking skills with little guidance.
  • Relevant computer knowledge and experience, including Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Work, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Ability to work quickly, accurately, under pressure, and with great attention to detail is imperative.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. However, the employee may choose to stand and move within cubicle area. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, talk and hear; reach with hands and arms. Must possess the ability to effectively hear and communicate. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 2 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Based on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), management has analyzed this position and determined it to be non-exempt.

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