Snapon Paralegal I/Legal Assistant - 2019-8405 in Libertyville, Illinois

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Carry out legal tasks and administration with high levels of accuracy, demonstrating well reasoned independent judgment in a high volume and fast paced environment. This role is under the direct supervision of the Director of Legal Services.

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n Responsibilities

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+ Responsible for assuring that all legal documents, agreements, disclosures, etc. are complete, accurate, up-to-date, and processed in a timely basis within SOC's policies and procedures as well as within court appointed deadlines. Ensure that the previously mentioned are properly organized in reference binders, files, and computer databases, and are processed with exemplary follow up and diligence.

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+ Perform various other legal tasks as needed and assigned including: acting as liaison between the bankruptcy attorney and central office personnel, field personnel, and agencies in accumulating, analyzing, and summarizing data and other facts, drafting correspondence and analyzing statutes, regulations and cases for answers to specific questions posed by attorneys and preparing memoranda setting forth the results, specifically as it pertains to bankruptcies

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+ Recommend potential losses to portfolio managers on a weekly basis

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+ Assist with UCC terminations, continuations, etc




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n Qualifications

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nRequirements:

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+ Paralegal certificate or willingness to work toward certificate

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+ Associate or Bachelors Degree plus 2-4 years of experience in a financial services environment preferred

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+ Knowledge of bankruptcy law is preferred

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+ Ability to speak, in detail, on all major accounts as well as any files currently being worked as part of a weekly review or deadlines

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+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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+ Excellent computer skills and knowledge including Microsoft Word and Excel


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nFunctional expertise through experience and/or education in:

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+ Bankruptcy law

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+ Legal writing skills

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+ Credit Law

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+ Finance

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+ Infolease

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+ Negotiations


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Characteristics:

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+ Individual must be proactive, very well organized, adaptive, flexible and must possess an excellent work ethic as well as be a team player


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Effort: Normal working hours; some overtime expected

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Working Environment: Normal office environment

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nSnap-on is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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