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Legal Staff Paralegal in Des Moines, IA

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Company name

Wellmark, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Insurance Coverage
Litigation - Insurance

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

USA Des Moines, IA

Date Last Verified

Mar 27,2018

Posted on

Feb 23,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will assist inside legal counsel in providing effective legal support to all Firm's business activities, including litigation support, regulatory compliance, document preparation and review, and legal research by demonstrating highest ethical and professional standards and by providing highest quality legal services. Will review, summarize, and maintain complete and current litigation and project files by monitoring incoming/outgoing information, organizing materials logically and chronologically, and timely reporting key information to counsel. Compose and complete accurately, timely, and in proper form business documents, such as correspondence, memoranda, contracts, forms, and regulatory reports. Research and prepare written and verbal summaries of federal and state laws, regulations, and court decisions. Compile facts and documents by gathering information, interviewing personnel, researching issues, and compiling results. Identify and implement ongoing process improvements within the Department or works with other Departments on process improvement initiatives. Participate as an effective team member in the Legal Department by assisting other members of the team and by crosstraining and selfdevelopment. Consult with corporate counsel with regard to all matters.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Associates degree in paralegal, insurance, health, finance, business or related degree or equivalent work experience Must have 4+ years paralegal, legal assistant, insurance or subrogation recovery related experience. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written is essential. Must have interpersonal skills, with the ability to build collaborative relationships. Must have proficiency in using various Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access and proficiency in using online legal research tools, including Westlaw. Hiring Specification is Preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in related field is essential. Prior experience with litigation support, trademarks, regulatory compliance, or contract review is essential. Prior experience as a paralegal in Corporate Law Department is essential. Certified Legal Assistant (CLA) designation or Paralegal Certification is essential.

Additional info

Job ID 212843

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wellmark, Inc.
1331 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309