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Legal - Paralegal II - Mortgage Banking Originations

Req #: 170100033
Location: Tampa, FL, US
Job Category: Legal
Job Description:

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.

 
Department Description:

The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co is responsible for the provision of legal services to the Corporation.  The legal department is predominately organized by practice groups that conform to the organization of the Firm's lines of business (LOBs) and corporate staff areas, allowing the legal staff to work closely with specific groups on a daily basis. Each line of business has an LOB General Counsel, who is the Practice Group Head and who reports to the Firm's General Counsel.

 

Mortgage Banking Legal Group:

The primary function of the Mortgage Banking Legal Practice group is to provide both transactional and strategic legal and compliance support for Chase's mortgage business.

 

Job Responsibilities:  The job will be a paralegal position located in the Mortgage Banking Originations Legal group and be responsible for:

  • Providing support for the originations attorneys who support mortgage originations, with particular emphasis on correcting incorrect legal descriptions
  • Helping to ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws impacting the mortgage originations business
  • Providing support for real estate title related matters and other matters as assigned

Qualifications:
  • 2 years of experience as a paralegal with a mortgage company, bank or law firm
  • Extensive knowledge of laws impacting real estate
  • Experience with land conveyances and legal descriptions preferred
  • Ability to prioritize work and interact effectively with attorneys in the department
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent legal research skills
  • Competence in use of Microsoft Office products
  • A bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate from a recognized paralegal program
This position will be located in Tampa, Florida.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.  JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V


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