Legal - Paralegal I, Treasury Services, Corporate & Investment Bank

JP Morgan Chase - Chicago, IL3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $81,000 - $110,000 a year
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at

The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co is responsible for the provision of legal services to the firm and is organized by practice groups that generally align with the firm’s lines of business and corporate staff areas. This structure permits legal teams and businesses and staff areas to address legal, regulatory and business developments effectively and in a timely manner.


This role will support lawyers on various legal teams and will work on administration, projects, document review and strategic initiatives, including:

managing a shared mailbox of requests from internal clients and assigning to the team
document preparation and review
project management, including tracking progress of projects and initiatives
preparation of presentation materials
meeting scheduling and coordination
travel arrangements and expense processing
Performance Expectations

Self-starter, flexible, with ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with demanding deadlines and international colleagues.
Willing and able to learn the business, the firm and all stakeholders, clients, control function partners and employees.
Strong and effective interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
Works well individually and in teams with the ability to build strong networks and relationships, share information, and support colleagues
Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to suggest and implement change to improve operational efficiency.
Ability to work independently as well as part of the team.
Support peers to assist with overflow, special projects and day-to-day tasks.
Effective and creative problem-solving and troubleshooting ability, comfortable making decisions and taking ownership of a task.
Establish and maintain open communication policies with peers and managers globally, and develop a strong internal network to support the department and to quickly define solutions to identified issues.
Maintain familiarity with all department policies and technology updates and take a lead role in change management.
Maintain confidentiality of information.
Prepare and edit impactful and well-designed presentations and reports.
Create and maintain online content (e.g., intranet).
Actively participate in department projects and strategic initiatives.
Develop appropriate trackers for document review and other projects.
Maintain Practice Group specific policies and procedures.
Assist in developing and coordinating meeting agendas and recording action items
Bachelor’s degree.
Prior experience as a paralegal with a large law firm or a financial institution would be a plus but not required.
Proven technical skills, highly proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook, etc.), Adobe Professional and SharePoint, with demonstrated ability to learn and master new technology such as document management, matter and spend management systems quickly.
Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective under pressure, proactive, and flexible. Able to work with minimal supervision.
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required with the ability to produce high quality emails and messages to individuals at all levels of the organization.
All candidates for roles in the Legal Department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.