JPMorgan Chase Legal - Paralegal I - Consumer Banking in Brooklyn, New York

Legal - Paralegal I - Consumer Banking


JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm withassets of $2.6 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is aleader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small businessand commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

The Consumer Banking business,including our extensive network of bank branches in 23 states, is one of thelargest retail banks in the United States, serving more than 20 millioncustomers through more than 5,500 branches and more than 17,500 ATMs, onlineand mobile banking, and telephone banking.

The JPMorgan Chase LegalDepartment is responsible for providing legal services to the firm and isorganized by practice groups that generally align with the firm’s lines ofbusiness and corporate staff areas. This structure encourages legal teamsand businesses and staff areas to discuss legal, regulatory and businessdevelopments effectively and in a timely manner.

The successful candidate for thisposition will be a member of the Consumer Banking legal teams of attorneys andparalegals who provide legal support to the Consumer Banking business includingoperation areas that handle deposit related branch inquiries, account maintenance,escalated complaints and decedent accounts.Asuccessful candidate will have superior research and issue spotting skills. Inaddition, strong judgment and common sense is a must both in providing legalassistance to internal clients and knowing when to consult with a lawyer.

Major Responsibilities

  • Reviewing new account related paperwork, including powers of attorney, trust agreements, entity documents (e.g. corporate resolutions, by-laws, partnership agreements), court orders, guardianship documents, and retirement account documents

  • Work closely with the attorneys and other paralegals in the Consumer Banking legal teams as well as Consumer Banking personnel and members of other departments in the company on matters related to Consumer Banking.

  • Provide support (including reviewing correspondence and researching applicable customer information, account documentation and laws) in responding to escalated questions and issues raised by Consumer Banking customers, customers’ attorneys and other representatives.

  • Legal research on laws, regulations (federal and state) and cases affecting the banking industry.

  • Monitor changes to state law applicable to Consumer Banking.

  • Answer questions related to line of business policies and procedures.

  • Draft memoranda, summaries of legal research and issues, responses to customer correspondence, and such other documents as necessary.

  • Assist in collection, organization and maintenance of legal documents.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.



  • 4 year college degree and paralegal certificate required

  • 3 years paralegal experienceor relevant experience in a legal environment preferred. Specific experience in banking (e.g. bank branches, deposit accounts) is a plus.

  • Proficiency with research tools such as Westlaw, Lexis and the Internet as well as standard Microsoft Office applications. Ability to learn new applications such as deposit servicing systems.

  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities effectively under tight deadlines.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills interacting with peers, customers and attorneys.

  • Self-starter and ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Good judgment and discretion.

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

Job Paralegals

Primary Location US-NY-Brooklyn-4 Chase Metrotech Ctr / 03357


Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: 170030087