Paralegal

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: San Juan, PR

At Popular, we offer a wide variety of services and financial solutions to serve our communities in the Island and abroad. As employees, we are dedicated to making our customers dreams come true by offering financial solutions in each stage of their life. Our extensive trajectory demonstrates the resiliency and determination of our employees to innovate, reach for the right solutions and strongly support the communities we serve; this is why we value their diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds.

 

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Over 7,900 men and women in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and the United States work at Popular.

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General Description

Provides support, within the Legal Operations Group, to attorneys within the Legal Division, conducts legal and documentary research, including tracking changes in laws and regulations, draft memorandum, summaries, and other relevant documents necessary to accomplish tasks and assist in obtaining and compiling, analyzing and monitoring statistical data from various sources. Manage, review and respond legal consultations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluates and responds to the sundry legal consultations handled by the Legal Division, either by telephone or personally. This includes legal consultations made by our internal clients, such as branch employees and other business units, as well as Banco Popular customers. Work includes reviewing and analyzing legal documents such as contracts, loan documents, deeds of trust, estate documents, powers of attorney and affidavits, among others, as well as researching and applying the applicable law
  • Draft letters, legal memoranda, form documents and other related matters.
  • Provides support with Contract Management Module
  • Prepares reports and analysis

Education

Experience

Minimum 1-year paralegal experience or closely related skills and work experience

Other Qualifications

Additional Information

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Excellent communication (i.e. verbal and written) and presentation skills. Must be able to write clearly and concisely in English and Spanish.
  • Ability to foster trusting relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Detail oriented with strong time and project management skills.
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently with little direction, along with being able to work effectively in as part of a team.

Competencies

Accountability
Analytical Discipline
Collaboration & Teamwork
Change Agent
Customer Centric
Self Development
Business Excellence
Character

Important: The candidate must provide evidence of academic preparation or courses related to the job posting, if necessary.

 

Popular requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the first day of work. We will require you to provide a copy of your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card. (1)

(1)  In general, people are considered fully vaccinated: ±

       2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or

       2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine

 

Popular may provide vaccination exemptions for medical or pregnancy reasons, or due to a sincerely held religious belief or practice, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship to Popular or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others. If you wish to request a vaccination exemption or have a disability and need assistance with the application process, please contact us at asesorialaboral@popular.com. This email inbox is monitored for such types of requests only. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed exemptions or reasonable accommodations. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

 

As Puerto Rico’s leading financial institution, we reaffirm our commitment to always offer essential financial services and solutions for our customers, including during emergency situations and/or natural disasters. Popular’s employees are considered essential workers, whose role is critical in the continuity of these important services even under such circumstances. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that Popular may require your services during and immediately after any such events.

 

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Popular is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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