United Shore

  • Paralegal

    Business Unit
    United Shore
    Location
    US-MI-Pontiac
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    The Paralegal assists leaders on the Legal/Compliance team by performing a variety of legal support duties, including assisting Operations when legal or contractual interpretations arise (e.g., reviewing trusts; divorce decrees, leases; stock compensation, etc.) conducting research, preparing and reviewing pleadings, contracts and other documents, and tracking subpoenas.

    WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

    • Reviewing legal documents including pleadings, contracts, judgements, leases, trust agreements and assignments
    • Reviewing and monitoring subpoenas
    • Researching and analyzing law sources such as statutes, regulations, judicial decisions, and legal articles
    • Handling guideline issues that have legal nuances, including trusts, leases, and stock compensation issues
    • Preparing written correspondence with outside counsel and other third-parties, including responses to complaints
    • Ensuring compliance with policies and procedures
    • Editing legal documents for accuracy
    • Assisting with Legal/Compliance trainings
    • Assisting with issues related to MERS, servicing, marketing reviews, settlement agent oversight, title claims, and intellectual property issues
    • Supporting with licensing issues and regulatory filings
    • Performing clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, and composing and typing routine correspondence
    • Other duties as assigned

    WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

    • Have experience performing legal research
    • Have knowledge of the litigation and subpoena process
    • Have knowledge of the contracting process and standard elements of a contract
    • Have a commitment to continuous business improvement
    • Have a bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant job experience

    SKILLS

     

    • Be capable of working closely with internal clients and outside counsel
    • Have effective planning, organizational and project management skills
    • Be able to manage multiple projects and tasks effectively
    • Have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
    • Have excellent written and communication skills
    • Have the ability to work independently
    • Have critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills
    • Be self-motivated and able to work well in a team based environment

     

    This Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    THE PLACE & THE PERKS

    United Shore is a diverse group of over 2,500 mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes and more. We’re a $30 billion and growing, family owned and operated company that still feels like family. Our award-winning workplace just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, United Wholesale Mortgage. And we believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your professional goals.

     

    Here are some of the reasons you’ll love working here:

    • Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee
    • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast, lunch and a stationary food truck featuring $1 sliders
    • Wellness area including an in-house primary-care doctor’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon
    • Large, state-of-the-art fitness center with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sand volleyball court, plus Zumba and yoga classes
    • Convenience store featuring grab-and-go snacks
    • In-house Starbucks and indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi
    • Lawn vouchers to concerts at DTE Energy Music Theater
    • Escape room for team-building activities
    • Indoor/outdoor putting greens
    • Bicycle-sharing program with bike and jogging paths

    DISCLAIMER

    All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship. United Shore Financial Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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