Paralegal – US Litigation Team

Published
September 22, 2022
Location
Cherry Hill, NJ
Category
Job Type

Description

379623BR

Job Title:

Paralegal - US Litigation Team

TD Description:

About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US .

TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit www.td.com .

Auto req ID:

379623BR

Country:

United States

Job Requirements:

  • Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position.

Supports US litigation lawyers in managing lawsuits, including fact gathering, document collection, and maintaining tracking and reporting database.

Oversees small claims matters and subpoena responses requiring litigation support.

Reviews newly filed lawsuits, researches and collects background information and distributes to appropriate litigation team member.

Assists with management of expenditures on outside counsel

Interacts with corporate subsidiaries and business lines regarding variety of legal matters

Assists stores and business lines throughout the company with legal process, researches and responds to legal questions as necessary

Prepares draft meeting presentations and training sessions for department and other business units

Retrieves and/or prepares information, witnesses, and legal documents for external counsel retained

Reviews, under supervision of counsel, draft legal pleadings and motions to be filed with the court

Prepares and obtains affidavits and assists external attorneys in coordinating witnesses and production of evidence for hearings

Research appropriate laws, judicial decisions, legal activities and other materials that are relevant to assigned cases

Deals directly with clients to assist in gathering and providing appropriate documentation

Handles independently initial screening of incoming legal communications and correspondence

Hours:

standard 40 hrs

Job Description:

The Paralegal provides wide range of paralegal support and general paralegal and incidental administrative services to practice teams or individual attorneys in the Legal Department. The Paralegal resolves, under supervision of counsel, routine legal issues and researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, judicial decisions, legal articles and codes to prepare legal documents.

Inclusiveness:

At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live in and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

If you are a candidate with a disability and need an accommodation to complete the application process, email the TD Bank US Workplace Accommodations Program at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] . Include your full name, best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Province/State:

New Jersey

City:

Cherry Hill

Qualifications:

Bachelors degree or progressive work experience in addition to experience below

3-5 Years of related experience

Experience in legal department or law firm related to area of practice preferred

Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

Sound knowledge of legal concepts, principles, terminology and procedures

Must be able to effectively prioritize and meet quick deadlines in a deadline driven environment

Uses discretion and has autonomy to accomplish tasks

Strong oral and written communication skills

Demonstrates professional conduct and presence, exercising tact, diplomacy and discretion in sensitive matters

Strong organizational and legal research skills

Team player who highly values collegiality;

PC skills, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Access

Work Location:

1701 Route 70 East

Business Line:

TD Bank AMCB

Job Category - Primary:

Legal Services / Counsel

Job Category(s):

Legal Services / Counsel

**Province/State (Primary):

New Jersey

City (Primary):

Cherry Hill

Job Family:

Legal Services

Time Type:

Full Time

Employment Type:

Regular

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