Wells Fargo

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Minneapolis, Minnesota



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Full Time


415) 820-7800

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Paralegal 3 Consumer Deposits Paralegal

Wells Fargo - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Description

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

The Legal Department supports the vision and values of Wells Fargo by providing expert, creative, cost-effective, and timely advice and services to all Wells Fargo businesses and support functions. We operate in accordance with the highest standards of judgment, integrity, and ethical leadership to find creative solutions that best serve our customers, prudently manage risks, and contribute to Wells Fargo’s enterprise success.

The paralegal would join a specialized team of attorneys and paralegals in the Deposits/Payments section of the Law Department, and would specifically provide support for Wells Fargo’s consumer deposits products and services. The paralegal would research issues and matters which involve substantial legal or factual complexity, through detailed research and/or examination of documentation and/or factual investigation. Topics could include consumer deposit law, unclaimed property and escheat, sales practices and integrity, fraud and other schemes, domestic and global payments, and review of marketing and other consumer disclosures and communication.

The paralegal would provide substantiation and background for specific client inquiries, claims, disputes, cases, and/or proceedings with minimal direction of an attorney. The paralegal would produce clear and concise written materials that can be submitted to the client with minimal revision or review by an attorney. The paralegal would work directly with clients and develop an understanding of the business unit needs, and would develop plans to resolve issues. The paralegal would be able to identify specific as well as broad underlying issues in the consumer deposits area and work independently on very complex assignments without direct supervision.

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of paralegal experience
  • 3+ years of focused practice in a concentrated area of law
Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational, multi tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work independently, proactively, innovatively, and creatively while exercising sound judgment
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills
Other Desired Qualifications
  • 6 or more years of experience working with laws and regulations applicable to consumer deposit products, including Regulations DD and E, unclaimed property and escheat laws
  • 3+ years of focused practice in consumer deposits law
Job Expectations

  • Paralegal certification may be required in some states
Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St - Minneapolis, MN
IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA


  • All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.
    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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