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Paralegal Associate

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo

Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

About this role:

Wells Fargo is seeking a Paralegal Associate to join the Employment Counseling and Litigation Division of the Wells Fargo Legal Department.

For additional information on this line of business, refer to the external Careers Site at Wellsfargo.com/career.

In this role, you will:

  • Research and resolve routine legal inquiries and issues to support attorneys with literature or document search.
  • Prepare agreements, documents and pleadings relating to matters
  • Advise company personnel on routine legal matters
  • Provide research and background investigation under the general direction of an attorney
  • Prepare agreements, documents and pleadings relating to litigation and non-litigation matters according to specified content and format
  • Receive direction from supervisors and exercise judgment within defined parameters
  • Coordinate with attorneys on special requests or highly complex projects

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ months of Paralegal experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with matter management systems, including preparing intake forms and entering information into the system in an accurate and timely manner
  • Proficiency in preparing and releasing legal holds
  • Experience pulling confidential documents from various systems such as Workday, HRHD and ServiceNow
  • Experience with preparing and submitting settlement check requests
  • Highly skilled at utilizing document management systems, such as eDocs or NetDocuments, to keep track of legal requests and responses
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational and research skills
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and take direction from senior paralegals and attorneys
  • Knowledge of MS Office software applications, including Teams, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Pay Range

$23.13 - $45.24


Wells Fargo provides all eligible full- and part-time employees with a comprehensive set of benefits designed to protect their physical and financial health and to help them make the most of their financial future. Visit Benefits - Wells Fargo Careers for an overview of the following benefit plans and programs offered to employees.

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Critical Caregiving Leave
  • Discounts and Savings
  • Health Benefits
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Scholarships for dependent children
  • Adoption Reimbursement

Posting End Date:

23 Jun 2024

*Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Applicants with Disabilities

To request a medical accommodation during the application or interview process, visit Disability Inclusion at Wells Fargo.

Drug and Alcohol Policy

Wells Fargo maintains a drug free workplace. Please see our Drug and Alcohol Policy to learn more.