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Paralegal

Company: United Wholesale Mortgage
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

The Paralegal assists leaders on the Legal/Compliance team by performing a variety of legal support duties, including assisting Operations, Closing, and Post Closing when legal or contractual interpretations arise (e.g., reviewing trusts; divorce decrees, leases; stock compensation, title commitments, etc.) conducting legal research, preparing and reviewing pleadings, contracts and other documents, assisting with title related issues, and tracking and responding to subpoenas and other discovery requests.What You Will Be Doing

  • Reviewing legal documents including pleadings, contracts, judgements, leases, trust agreements and assignments
  • Reviewing, monitoring and responding to subpoenas and other discovery requests
  • 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 other title related 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 assignedWhat We Need From You
    • Bachelor Degree or equivalent and relevant job experience
    • 2+ years Paralegal experience
    • 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 improvementSkills
      • 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
      • Onsite attendance is requiredTHE PLACE & THE PERKSReady to join thousands of talented team members who are making the dream of home ownership possible for more Americans? It's all happening on UWM's campus, where our award-winning workplace packs plenty of perks and amenities that keep the atmosphere buzzing with energy and excitement.It's no wonder that out of our six pillars, People Are Our Greatest Asset is number one. It's at the very heart of how we treat each other, our clients and our community. Whether it's providing elite client service or continuously striving to improve, our pillars provide a pathway to a more successful personal and professional life.From the team member that holds a door open to the one that helps guide your career, you'll feel the encouragement and support on day one. No matter your race, creed, gender, age, sexual orientation and ethnicity, you'll be welcomed here. Accepted here. And empowered to Be You Here.More Reasons You'll Love Working Here Include
        • Paid Time Off (PTO) after just 30 days
        • Additional parental and maternity leave benefits after 12 months
        • Adoption reimbursement program
        • Paid volunteer hours
        • Paid training and career development
        • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
        • 401k with employer match
        • Mortgage discount and area business discounts
        • Free membership to our large, state-of-the-art fitness center, including exercise classes such as yoga and Zumba, various sports leagues and a full-size basketball court
        • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician's office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon
        • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch
        • Convenience store featuring healthy grab-and-go snacks
        • In-house Starbucks and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company
        • Indoor/outdoor caf-- with Wi-Fi
        • DISCLAIMERAll the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with UWM is "at-will." UWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: United Wholesale Mortgage, Pontiac , Paralegal, Hospitality & Tourism , Pontiac, Michigan

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