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Paralegal

Job in Northbrook - Cook County - IL Illinois - USA
Company: Etech360
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-07-16
Job specializations:
  • Finance
    Financial Advisor, Financial Services, Finance Graduate
  • Banking
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

Consumer Finance Lender- Founded in 2011, eTech360 is a rapidly growing resource management company that services multiple online lending platforms, and is drastically changing the way consumers obtain financial advances. Utilizing big-data and machine-learning algorithms, we offer a unique and highly customized approach to streamlined and affordable credit-based/secured lending. Our team markets, originates and services Auto Equity Loans ("Product" or "Loans") to individuals who generally have limited access to traditional forms of consumer-credit.

We offer a great work environment, awesome team members, competitive benefits, progressive career opportunities, a casual dress code and we work hard to ensure every team member is empowered to work to their fullest potential

We are looking to hire an experienced and energetic Paralegal that can start ASAP! The purpose of the Paralegal position is to support all aspects of the company’s management of contested litigation as well as pursuing collections cases. This includes supporting company attorneys in managing the intake, initial assessment of, timely and compliantly responding to all contested deficiency lawsuits, claims against the company, attorney letters and subpoenas. Additionally, the Paralegal provides recommendations and escalates potential issues to company attorneys and outside counsel.

Compensation: $45k plus, DOE Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Northbrook, Illinois

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Time Membership.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviewing new account related paperwork, including powers of attorney, trust agreements, entity documents orders etc.
  • Work closely with the attorneys and other paralegals in the legal team Department as well as Financial Banking personnel and members of other departments in the company on matters related to Financial Banking.
  • Provide support (including reviewing correspondence and researching applicable customer information, account documentation and laws) in responding to escalated questions and issues raised by customers, customers' attorneys and other representatives.
  • Legal research on laws, regulations (federal and state) and cases affecting the finance industry. Research legislation, regulations, and cases involving Federal consumer finance.
  • Search for legal precedents in computerized legal reference systems and analyze their applicability. Apply the results of this research to the specific problem or issue presented and formulate a recommended course of action.
  • Answer questions related to the line of business policies and procedures.
  • Obtain all necessary approvals. Maintain a tracking system of all reviewed documents.
  • Draft memorandum, summaries of legal research and issues, responses to customer correspondence, and such other documents as necessary.
  • Gather, organize, and assemble legal documents requiring attachments, enclosures, and authorities in highly sensitive matters
  • Assist in collection, organization and maintenance of legal documents.
  • Handle all aspects of litigation from pre-litigation to post-litigation remedies
  • Investigate facts to assist with negotiation of legal disputes
  • Modification and preparation of legal documents
  • Work with recovery team to identify and pursue fraud cases
  • Collaborate with ownership and outside counsel on difficult cases
  • Preparation of small claims and civil cases
  • Remain compliant with all policies, processes and legal guidelines
  • Prioritize multiple requests with strong attention to detail
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Relative experience working with a Consumer Finance Companies plus!
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of progressive experience in a Consumer Finance Law firm or related industry.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate by e-mail, telephone, or in person to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact in an environment with a diverse group of personalities.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in an environment with frequent interruptions and complex projects.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to identify and resolve problem in a timely manner.
  • Flexible and solution oriented.
  • Advanced skills in computer technology using Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, Outlook and document management
Company Description

Founded in 2011, eTech360 is a rapidly growing resource management company that services multiple online lending platforms, and is drastically changing the way consumers obtain financial advances. With database access to over a $100mm in funded loans, eTech360 has a strategic and proprietary advantage with regards to customer acquisition.


Utilizing big-data and machine-learning algorithms, we offer a unique and highly customized approach to streamlined and affordable credit-based/secured lending. Our team markets, originates and services Auto Equity Loans ("Product"​ or "Loans"​) to individuals who generally have limited access to traditional forms of consumer-credit.


We offer great incentives to all of our employees, including monthly giveaways and prizes, seasonal promotions, and weekly bonuses. We have a great/welcoming work environment, awesome team members, competitive benefits, progressive career opportunities, a casual dress code and we work hard to ensure every team member is empowered to work to their fullest potential.


We pride ourselves on having a "work hard - play hard"​ mentality and culture!

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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