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Legal Intern

Company: GreenState Credit Union
Location: North Liberty
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

GREENSTATE INTERNSHIPS: Directly assists and works with General Counsel and Paralegal to provide legal and administrative support for GreenState Credit Union.
GreenState Credit Union's internship opportunity will immerse you into GreenState's fun and fast paced environment! As a valuable member of our team, you will provide direct support to your assigned team by owning the outcome for a variety of projects. We want your internship to be educational, meaningful, and exciting! As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of the roles in your department and be well prepared for work in the financial industry in the future. You will also have opportunities to work with GreenState members, other departments, and staff.
At GreenState, we exist to create lasting value for those we serve. We do this by putting immense value into our employees, members and communities. We empower our employees to create endless opportunities, which will then impact the lives of our members and enhance the vitality of our communities.
Performs essential duties and responsibilities in the following areas which may include, but are not limited to those listed and are subject to change:

  • Adheres to the Credit Union's core values and Service Standards in carrying out GreenState's mission and vision.
  • Demonstrates a positive member service (internal and external) focus at all times.
  • Demonstrates teamwork in all interactions with coworkers and in the completion of all duties and responsibilities.
  • Ensures confidentiality of member and staff information.

  • Legal Operations

  • Work closely with the Senior Paralegal and Chief Legal Officer in a close team environment.
  • Performs legal, factual, and records research
  • Identifies relevant judicial decisions, statutes, legal articles, codes and other pertinent material.
  • Draft memo and briefs appropriate for senior level staff.
  • Review and comment on vendor contracts.
  • Prepares and reviews legal documents including briefs, pleadings, agreements.
  • Assist with bankruptcy and or foreclosure filings.
  • Builds, organizes, and maintains legal databases and case files.
  • Reviews and monitors new and updated laws and regulations.
  • Work cooperatively with paralegal egal processor to perform specific legal functions and coordinates delivery of legal services to other departments.
  • Participate with Attorney for hearing preparation or personally represent GreenState under 631.14.
  • Plays a vital role in enriching the community by participating in community service organizations and/or Credit Union sponsored events on an annual basis.
  • Performs any other duties as may be required to meet Credit Union objectives.
    Job Requirements:

  • Completion of first year of law school (2L/3L) from an ABA accredited law school
  • Working knowledge of legal principles, practices, terminology, and ability to conduct legal research using electronic databases.
  • Effective writing with the ability to independently draft memos and briefs appropriate for senior level staff.
  • Ability to assist with the preparation of discovery materials and handling ESI.
  • Knowledge of real property law and conveyances.
  • Ability to learn EDMS, ECF and make electronic filing.
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal rules of civil procedure.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills along with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Reports to work punctually, works all scheduled hours, and works overtime as necessitated by business demand.
  • Proficiency with related computer applications, spreadsheets, word processing, and database applications.
  • Must be bondable.

Keywords: GreenState Credit Union, Cedar Rapids , Legal Intern, Legal , North Liberty, Iowa

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