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Loan Recovery Legal Specialist

Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
Location: Suisun City
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Westamerica is among the largest commercial banks headquartered in California. We are looking for outstanding people to join our winning team. We reached our current strength because our employees, customers, and shareholders believe in the same fundamental goals: Delivering a wide variety of financial services with a superior customer service guarantee.Analyzes and processes bankruptcy filings, delinquent legal accounts and probate claims on all assigned consumer and commercial loans. - Coordinates with consumer and commercial loan adjustment officers, branches and branch support in arranging work outs, liquidation or legal courses of action to follow in minimizing financial loss. - Works with legal counsel in preparing cases of court and follow up after relief or judgment received.Bankruptcies - - - - - - - - - - - - - Manages all assigned bankrupt consumer and commercial loans. - - - - - - - - - - - - Prepares and files court documents including Proofs of Claims, Reaffirmation Agreements, Stipulations, and Orders - - - - - - - - - - - - Analyzes and implements bankruptcy workout plans to maximize loan recoveries and minimize losses. - - - - - - - - - - - - Coordinates bankruptcy legal action with Bank legal counsel for relief of stay and plan objection motions.Litigation - - - - - - - - - - - - Manages the litigation of assigned defaulted consumer loans. - - - - - - - - - - - - Prepares and files Small Claims Court documents and represents Bank at hearings. - - - - - - - - - - - - Coordinates litigation with Bank legal counsel on large or complex loans, including Breach of Contract and Writ of Possession legal action. - - - - - - - - - - - - Represents Bank as witness at hearings. - - - - - - - - - - - - Pursuant judgments by obtaining Writs of Execution and coordinating with authorities for levies against wages, deposit accounts, and other assets. - - - - - - - - - - - - Prepares and records Abstracts of Judgment and Satisfaction of Judgment documents.Probate - - - - - - - - - - - - Manages all assigned probate consumer and commercial loans. - - - - - - - - - - - - Prepares and files probate claims. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Coordinates claims with Bank legal counsel as necessary.Performs additional job-related duties as required.MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS NEEDED TO PERFORM JOB FUNCTIONS:Previous work experience in a consumer lending and/or collections position where incumbent has gained a working knowledge of the legal activities, terminology and laws associated with lending, collections and bankruptcies. - Paralegal certificate a plus. - Familiarity with banking terminology and lending products desirable. - Incumbent must possess excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills. - Must be PC literate in MS Word and Excel.COMPLEXITY OF ANALYSIS:Requires innovation and analysis to solve moderately complex problems. - Erroneous decisions may result in further litigation with debtors, and adversely impact the recovery of lost loan revenue.EOEWestamerica Bank's Privacy Policy may be found at: - - www.westamerica.com/about/privacy

Keywords: Westamerica Bancorporation, Sacramento , Loan Recovery Legal Specialist, Legal , Suisun City, California

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