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Legal Assistant Job Description

Job Category Legal & Compliance Job Location San Diego, California

About Us

We are more than a specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers. We are a global team of over 4,000 employees whose daily mission is to empower consumers to begin their path towards financial recovery and build a better life for themselves and their families. We know that the only way to support this mission is by hiring exceptional people who bring a diversity of ideas, a collaborative spirit, and a passion for attaining breakthrough results.  If you are results-driven, have a passion for helping others, and thrive in an innovative environment, this might be the right place for you!

The Legal Assistant is responsible for supporting the Legal and Operations teams during daily operations. This includes the scanning, printing and compiling of all documents with high accuracy. The Legal Assistant will also assist in maintaining our file system with much of the filing being done electronically through our Legal software. The Legal Assistant will be responsible for maintaining Internal Legal  Check in meeting minutes (and others as requested), opening and sorting of daily mail , as well as Ad hoc requests from the Legal and Production Specialist teams. As this role progress it may require additional time spent on our Legal software performing tasks with increasing levels of complexity.


  • Ad hoc requests from the Legal and Production teams.
  • Filling documents both physically and electronically as instructed by the Legal and Production teams.
  • Open and sort Internal Legal mail daily.
  • Scanning, printing and compiling documents with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Working on Legal Software and completing task based work.

Required: High School Diploma

Required: English


  • Required: 1 - 2 years customer service or clerical experience. Experience with MS Office. Good communication skills.
  • Preferred: 2+ years work experience in related field. System querying skills. Proficiency with MS Office (particularly Excel).

About us:

WINNING & FUN CULTURE. Legal can be stressful, so we offer a host of social events throughout the year. Through our Charitable giving program, our team members have the opportunity to express themselves and spend time working toward causes they champion. Do you enjoy celebrating big wins, birthdays, charitable giving and a generally fun and team centric company culture? This is likely the company for you.

TRANSPARENCY. The company’s leaders are open and accessible - and allow our Specialists and team members to chart their own growth. If you are looking for a company where every manager and team member can ask the Manager or colleague any questions, then this may be the place for you!

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Our company has truly revolutionized an internal training program, where all specialists learn and grow together to become highly successful and well-rounded professionals – BIG WIN!

LONG-TERM CAREER GROWTH. This is one of the fastest growing and exciting specialty finance companies in the country, with rapid growing branches in the United States and no plans of slowing down. If you are looking to join our Legal Department with true advancement based upon work quality, effort, and commitment, then this may be the place for you!


Check out the video below to see why our team loves the culture at MCM, an Encore Capital Group Company!

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

What We Offer

We understand the important balance between work and life, fun and professionalism, and corporation verse community. We strive to support your career aspirations and provide the benefits you need to live a more fulfilling life.

Our compensation and benefits programs were created with an 'Employee-First Approach' focused on supporting, developing, and recognizing YOU.  We offer a wide array of wellness and mental health initiatives, support volunteerism, and environmental efforts, encourage employee education through leadership training, skill-building, and tuition reimbursements, and always strive to provide promotion opportunities from within.

All these things are just a small way to show our employees that we recognize their value, we understand what is important to them, and we reward their contributions.

Encore Capital Group and all of its subsidiaries are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and/or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at

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