Paralegal 1

  • Company: Wells Fargo
  • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
  • Posted: September 10, 2017
  • Reference ID: 5355453-1
Job Description

Paralegal 1

The responsibility of this position is to answer questions from a variety of law department team members and other lines of business, and to upload and route incoming service documents as follows: Read and interpret pleadings and correspondence to determine key words necessary to upload the document into CSC Navigator, a web-based system, using proficient data entry skills. Then, depending on the document, research using multiple systems of record and online resources to identify the correct contact or line of business to assign the document to. Based on over 1,300 routing rules you will be extremely proficient in Excel as you locate the correct rule and assign the matter to the appropriate group on CSC Navigator. The Service of Process Team researches and routes a variety of documents including but not limited to garnishments, subpoenas, foreclosures, litigation and a variety of property notices.

You will need a high concentration on identifying and responding to numerous risk factors while processing service. This includes the ability to identify potential risk incurred, based on the routing history of a given document, or questions asked by lines of business, or other potential factors.

A Successful Candidate will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with leaders and team members at all levels and across functional lines
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure all data entry is accurate
  • Strong prioritization and follow-up skills.
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationship which includes the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi task in a deadline driven environment
  • Proven resolution skills
Required Qualifications

  • 1+ year of legal experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational, multi tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work effectively under direct supervision and follow specific guidelines
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills
  • Ability to work independently

Other Desired Qualifications

• Ability to work independently, proactively, innovatively, and creatively while exercising sound judgment
• Extremely Proficient using: American InfoSource; Arrow; County Recorder Websites; CSC Navigator f/k/a Powerbrief; ECar f/k/a YOM; eDocs; EXS; Fidelity/LPS; GEMS; Hogan; ICMP; NETROnline; NIC; Pacer; Passport; Qlikview; Rekon; Store Vision Platform; Unicar; Westlaw
• Knowledge and experience with navigating the Wells Fargo enterprise helpful

Job Expectations

  • Paralegal certification may be required in some states

Street Address

IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA


    All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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