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Legal Processing Specialist - 1901181

Bank of Hawaii
Oahu, Hawaii
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Legal Processing Specialist - 1901181


Bank of Hawaii
In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. Weve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change.  We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now, were embracing change with our new 21st century banking.

Its our people who help us succeed in offering first class service and products to our customers.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.


Does this sound like you?
Are you ambitious?  Want to make a difference in peoples lives?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?   If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader Bank of Hawaii.  Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow!


A day in your life as a Legal Processing Specialist
Under the direction of the Legal & Custody Manager, this position is responsible for assisting customers and persons serving legal papers on the Bank, processing claims, settling the closure of deceased customer accounts and responding to inquiries. If applicable or appropriate, assists in business units compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Financial Privacy, Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act.


Well give you these important responsibilities

  • In response to legal processes such as Tax Levies, Garnishments, Child Support Levies, Distraint Warrants, etc., researches, requests clarification and additional information in order to process orders, etc. Maintains knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and procedures in order to efficiently and accurately process these orders, etc.
  • Communicates verbally and in writing with personal representatives, executors, attorneys, customers and employees, etc., regarding the disposition of funds held in Bank accounts and relating to the effect of court orders on employee pay. Answers questions and inquiries as required.
  • Resolves or directs questions from both internal and external customers received via the main phone line or in person. Accepts the legal process/documents served on the bank.
  • Monitors, researches and follows-up to close out and settle old garnishments when the underlying judgments expire. Assists Branch Division in the disposition of abandoned property and deceased customers accounts.
  • Performs all other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned.

This position requires use of a personal computer and other standard office equipment (typewriter, fax, copier, calculator, telephone).


if you come to us with these qualifications 

  • Education: Bachelors degree from an accredited institution, or Paralegal Associate degree from an accredited Institution and two years of work experience, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience:
    • Level I: Minimum 0 1 years of banking operations experience, relevant legal office or department experience, probate, estate settlement, etc. or equivalent work experience.
  • Technical Skills: Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with personal computers and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) or similar software. Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and systems including customer, cardholder, recovery and other inquiry systems.
  • Other Job Qualifications: Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Must be analytical, detail oriented and organized. Requires critical thinking, good judgment and the ability to know when to ask questions and for ask for assistance. Must be a person who always follows up and follows through. Should be a self-starter who is able to meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities. Must be an effective and efficient team player who can also resolve problems independently. Knowledge of and ability to discuss settlement procedures with an understanding of Bank operations, products and services. Able to work flexible hours including holidays, weekends and evenings as needed or assigned. Must be able to move/lift boxes up to 35 lbs. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job Function Legal
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Dec 24, 2019, 1:56:11 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing


Posted: 2019-12-24 Expires: 2020-02-24
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