We invite you to explore a future with us at PRA Group, a diverse and growing company that has a tangible impact on the global economy.
PRA Group’s Associate Attorney role will work under the direction and supervision of the Manager. This position will be generally responsible for representing the Company in litigation on consumer accounts and other legal proceedings involving the Company and its affiliates, by preparing and filing legal documents, discovery materials and pleadings, and providing guidance to the Company’s attorneys in support of such activities.
This role will be a remote position focused in the Colorado Springs-Douglas County jurisdictions.
Key Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):
Represent and defend the Company and its affiliates in courts of law; collect facts and evidence, try cases and perform other litigation tasks. Assist in the handling and management of litigation against the company, including investigating merits of claims, negotiating and resolving claims and preparing necessary resolution documents;
Complete case preparation by preparing legal briefs, developing strategies and necessary arguments;
Conduct relevant legal research, track case law and develop legal theories;
Analyze claims and the Company’s pertinent records to effectively participate in decisions related to strategy of resolving or litigating claims and ensure that errors are corrected and future liability is minimized;
Represent the Company at scheduling conferences, mediations, settlement conferences, depositions and hearings/trials;
Manage and assist outside counsel on litigation cases that are assigned to outside counsel;
Assist the Company’s internal debt collection attorneys with counterclaims filed against the Company.
Responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations and company policies across areas of organizational responsibility
Juris Doctor Degree Required.
A minimum of two years related experience and/or training
Prior litigation experience (including, without limitation, the preparation and drafting of pleadings, participation in all phases of the discovery process and handling of both jury and non-jury trials) is required.
Familiarity with federal and state laws and regulations related to consumer credit and collections, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Truth-in-Lending Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and Equal Credit Opportunity Act.
Ability to provide practical advice in a timely manner, able to discern and analyze the impact of multiple issues on a given situation, ability to work in several areas of the law and balance multiple priorities, and ability to provide sound business judgment.
Work Environment :
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as the employee works in an office environment, in an individual work station, using telephone and computer. Employee is required to work evenings and weekends as required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship, or any other classes recognized by state or local law or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. We are a drug free workplace.
Location: 120 Corporate Blvd.
Job Type: Full-time
Litigation: 2 years (Preferred)
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