Job Details

Claim Specialist

Company name

The New York City Law Department

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Nov 06,2019

Valid Through

Feb 19,2020

Posted on

May 30,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
Litigation >> Litigation - Personal Injury
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Claim Specialist
The candidate encompasses work of varying degrees of difficulty and responsibility performed under supervision of supervisory legal assistant staff, attorneys, and/or higher level staff which may include: Investigate and assist in the preparation for trial of less serious claims for and against the firm. Secures evidence by interviewing interested parties, witnesses, officers and other persons involved. Assist attorneys by preparing and processing subpoenas, motions, affidavits, legal notices and /or other forms and papers which related to legal proceedings and transactions. Assist in obtaining, reviewing, updating and maintaining physical and electronic case files. Obtains, collects, assembles, and reviews records and data for attorneys. Perform legal research as well as database and site searches. Submit, obtains and files documents from various courts and/or agencies throughout the firm. May check records and request adjournments to various courts. Preparing discovery materials for production. Performing routine administrative duties when necessary including: photocopying, filing, scanning, archiving, data entry, indexing, reserving conference rooms, and managing attorneys' calendars. Some of the physical activities performed and environmental conditions experienced include lifting and carrying boxes and files; climbing stairs; and traveling throughout the firm on all types of public transportation, and/or walking in all kinds of weather, often carrying files. Should have baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; or An associate degree or 60 semester credits from an accredited college or university and 2 years of full-time satisfactory experience investigating and/or settling claims for personal injury or property damage or loss; or A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of full-time satisfactory experience investigating and/or settling claims for personal injury or property damage or loss. College education may be substituted for experience as described in above on the basis that 30 semester credits from an accredited college or university may be substituted for each year of
required experience. However, all candidates must have a four-year high school diploma or its
educational equivalent. Preferred candidates will have an educational background in U.S. Law, U.S. Legal Studies, U.S. Paralegal Studies, U.S. Political Science, and/or experience in paralegal (legal assistant) services involving the American legal system.

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Job ID: 394703

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The New York City Law Department
350 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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