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Default Litigation Specialist in Lake Zurich, IL at Dovenmuehle

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description


The Default Litigation Specialist provides legal support in the Default Litigation Department for customer complaints, client issues, and attorney assistance for contested foreclosures and adversarial bankruptcy proceedings. Reports to: Assistant Manager and the Assistant VP of Default Litigation & Attorney Oversight INTERNAL CONTACTS: Legal Department; Default Litigation Department; other Company managers and personnel as necessary to complete projects assigned EXTERNAL CONTACTS: Attorneys, Vendors, Governing Agencies, Investors and Clients

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Monitor foreclosure and bankruptcy proceedings handled by the Disposition Department; report to General Counsel on issues presenting litigation exposure for Dovenmuehle.
  • Assemble and review information needed to prepare answers and responses to discovery in contested foreclosures and adversarial bankruptcies.
  • Serve as conduit between client and counsel with respect to contested foreclosures and adversarial bankruptcies in order to protect Dovenmuehle's interests.
  • Attend depositions, trials and mediations when Dovenmuehle is required to provide testimony related to debt or servicing functions.
  • Review and respond to correspondence received from attorneys or borrowers related to loans in active foreclosure or bankruptcy.
  • Perform such other responsibilities and duties assigned by Assistant Manager and Manager of the Default Litigation Department.

Job Requirements

Job requirements:

  • 3 - 10 years in law office or corporate legal department or mortgage servicing company with concentration in foreclosures, bankruptcy and real estate practice.
  • College Degree and/or Paralegal certification preferred.
  • Experience in a legal environment dealing with foreclosure and bankruptcy pleadings. Experience with loan systems, Fidelty systems, and Microsoft Office
  • Superior interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills; proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet programs; excellent written and oral communication skills; willingness to work overtime as needs dictate


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