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Legal Assistant/Specialist

Fargo, ND 58102

Legal Assistant/Specialist

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

This position will work approximately 30 hours per week.

  • Provides prompt, accurate loan documentation reviews as assigned, including collateral position summaries and analysis. 

  • Provides initial analysis of loan documentation provisions as requested by the general counsel. 

  • Insures that files contain sufficient and appropriate documentation as required per policy and procedure.

  • Provides accurate, thorough and timely assistance to the general counsel, including research on issues affecting the CFG and implementation of processes for regulatory compliance, and presents conclusions and final products to the general counsel.

  • Independently prepares responses to AgriBankâs collateral certification report and ensures documentation needed to support responses is sent to AgriBank in a timely manner for safekeeping. 

  • Performs, reviews and monitors flood due diligence for CFG transactions consistent with guidelines established by the general counsel.

  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of internal and external reports as needed, including those for audit and as otherwise assigned. Works with general counsel and other CFG staff to ensure database and reporting are accurate, providing recommendations for improvement and implementing agreed upon changes. Processes incoming legal documents for later review per CFG policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelorâs degree and 10 years related experience in commercial loan document review with at least 3 years working with multi-lender transactions.

  • General familiarity with the laws relating to the taking of collateral (the Uniform Commercial Code and laws relating to real estate mortgages and the like).  

  • Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, business judgment and analytical skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to utilize computer technology and a wide variety of software applications.




  • Paralegal background and/or experience

  • Knowledge of the Farm Credit regulations relating to lending.



Posted: 2020-02-12 Expires: 2020-03-13

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Legal Assistant/Specialist

AgCountry Farm Credit Services
Fargo, ND 58102

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