Job Details

Legal Secretary Iii

Company name

GEICO.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 18,2019

Valid Through

Jan 01,2020

Posted on

Oct 20,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Des Moines, IA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Secretary III
The candidate under limited supervision, performs senior level legal secretarial and administrative duties for a Staff Counsel office. Maintains working knowledge of legal concepts, practices, and Staff Counsel procedures applicable by jurisdiction. Prepares pleadings, routine motions, notices, jury demands, routine discovery, and correspondence of a non-dictated nature, within the case management system, for attorney review and signature. Manages and monitors the status of court filings and suits via mail, in-person, or e-filing. Maintains attorney calendars by scheduling, rescheduling, confirming, and/or canceling appointments within agreed parameters. May schedule other appointments, including o conferences, examinations under oath, and depositions. Creates diary entries, journals, and statistical records for the attorneys. Reviews invoices to ensure compliance with the Expense Management & Controls Memorandum. Prepares checks in accordance with established procedures and sends to the appropriate individual to facilitate payment. Participates in the training and onboarding process for Staff Counsel Support Staff. Assists with data collection and prepares departmental reports for Staff Counsel Attorneys. Answers, screens, and logs voicemail messages and incoming/outgoing calls to personnel, clients, claimants, opposing counsel and /or courts for the attorneys. Greets visitors. Responds to general inquiries regarding office procedure and appointments. Refers complex inquiries to the appropriate attorney or support staff member for further handling. Sorts, logs, distributes, date-stamps and/or files items received by mail. Performs basic faxing, scanning, typing, filing, and copying requests. Organizes and maintains court case files to include opening, closing, and storage. Tracks office supply inventory and orders additional supplies as needed. Tracks, receives or secures check draft stock. Meets attendance standard at business location to perform necessary job functions and to facilitate interaction with management and co-workers. Adheres to the Code of Conduct, company policies and operating principles. Position requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a legal secretary handling personal injury matters (At least 2 years as a grade 61 Staff Counsel Legal Secretary).

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Ref 180000A8

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
GEICO.
4608 Willard Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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