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Legal Staff Paralegal in Portland, OR

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Company name

Allstate Insurance Company,

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial
Litigation - Insurance

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Portland, OR

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Feb 23,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will provide paralegal support for Litigation Services attorneys. Will prepare pleadings and motions. Under general attorney supervision, facilitates the discovery process, including: obtaining records, reviewing documents, interviewing clients, preparing trial materials, and summarizing and analyzing research Identifies, summarizes, and monitors relevant issues. Review new file assignments, draft initial pleadings (e.g. answer, motion, etc.), and draft discovery. Prepare brief to assist client in presenting case in small claims court. Draft responses to discovery demands. Assist clients in answering questions regarding discovery. Review and serve responses to discovery demands. Assist attorney in preparing materials for trial, arbitration or mediation. Assist with the identification and summarizing of relevant issues; continually monitor issues and update attorney, as appropriate. Review new and proposed legislation and determine applicability.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree in related field -or- American Bar Association (ABA) approved Paralegal Certificate. Insurance-industry experience preferred. Must have knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes. Basic project management skills and experience interacting with law firm/vendors is required. Basic researching, proofreading, and formatting skills is required. Strong interpersonal skills, advanced written and oral communication and effective customer service skills is required.

Additional info

Job ID : 100177

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Allstate Insurance Company,
2775 Sanders Road
Northbrook, IL 60062