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Litigation Paralegal in Littleton, CO at Computershare, Inc

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

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Litigation Paralegal


Business Summary:

At Computershare we invite you to share our vision and commitment to excellence in everything that we do. Our 16,000 people around the globe are entrepreneurial and innovative and serve our clients and customers with precision and reliability because they count on us to deliver, every time. 


We are a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, mortgage servicing, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust, bankruptcy, class action and utility administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.


Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for our expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement.  We are proud to say that many of the world’s leading organizations partner with us to streamline and maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers.


At Computershare we see diversity as a source of strength. The more perspectives we have, the better equipped we’ll be to meet the demands of our diverse global customer base. We want every person who joins out team, every customer and every supplier to feel welcome. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and believe in equality for everyone, regardless of age, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected be applicable law. That applies throughout our company, around the world with no exceptions, regardless of differences. We will hire, develop, reward, promote and retain people purely on the basis of their talents, commitment, potential and the results they achieve. We will work hard to make sure everyone is included within our organization, removing barriers and obstacles to give everyone an equal opportunity to succeed.


Computershare is committed to providing accommodations for candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you need any assistance, please let us know and we are happy to help.


Interested in joining our leading brand?  Keep reading below about this position and then click “Apply” to tell us about yourself!


Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Litigation Manager and Corporate Counsel, assist with the management of litigation and  support the company’s litigation department. Perform all duties in accordance with company policies and procedures and all state and federal regulations.


Position Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

  • Provide paralegal support and assists litigation attorney in all aspects of litigation case management including but not limited to, managing discovery / subpoena responses, updates and deadlines; organize and analyze information in response to legal filings, demand letters and administrative charges; assist with the preparation and execution of declarations and affidavits.
  • Assist in maintenance of the Serengeti database, the reporting of outside counsel and litigation costs. Maintain and monitor Serengeti Tracker reports used for litigation management analysis as well as presentations to General Counsel, Executive Committees and Computershare business units.
  • Act as liaison between legal department and internal business units, affiliate companies.
  • Perform administrative department duties as requested.
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned by management.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Skills:

  • Excellent comprehension, analysis, communication and writing skills required.  
  • Must have a strong command of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team setting.
  • Understand systems and quality principles.
  • Ability to perform  comfortably in a fast pace, deadline-oriented work environment.

Education:

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university, or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Licensed paralegal certificate desired.


Experience:

Required:

  • Working with outside counsel and managing the discovery process in mortgage servicing litigation.
  • Working directly or indirectly with operations / customer service teams.

Preferred:

  • Mortgage servicing and / or mortgage origination.
  • Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker matter management platform (formerly known as Serengeti Tracker).


Language Ability:

Ability to read/analyze/interpret business periodicals/ journals/technical procedures/gov. regulations; write reports/business correspondence/procedure manuals; effectively present information/respond to questions from managers/clients/customers/public.


Mathematical Ability:

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the environment is moderate.

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 talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee may occasionally have reason to lift up to 10 pounds. The vision requirements include close and distant vision.

Computershare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by business needs and communicated by their supervisor.

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