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Paralegal

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Employer
ACA International
Posted
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Closes
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Location
Edina, MN
Job Type
Employment Status

Further information

Paralegal

Purpose of Position: Researches and analyzes federal and state laws and court decisions affecting the credit and collection industry and disseminates compliance-related information to members of ACA and association staff.

Requirements:

  • Researches, monitors and analyzes legislation and judicial decisions relating to the credit and collection industry
  • Summarizes relevant legislation and court decisions
  • Develops and disseminates compliance information to Association members and staff
  • Responds to members’ compliance inquiries regarding state and federal laws, state and federal court decisions, regulations and other issues
  • Maintains and updates compliance pages of ACA’s website
  • Writes and edits articles for Association publications and newsletters
  • Directly participates in the development of compliance guides produced for ACA members

Experience: Ability to demonstrate experience and ability in the areas listed above.  Degree in paralegal studies or paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. Qualified applicants must have familiarity with legal writing principles and working knowledge of Westlaw or similar legal databases.  1-3 years relevant industry experience preferred.

Location: Position will be located in Minneapolis, MN and reports to the director of compliance.

Apply: Qualified applicants should submit the following materials for consideration:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Salary requirements
  • Legal writing sample (e.g., legal memorandum, case summary)

No staffing agencies or recruiting firms accepted.

ACA International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ACA International