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Paralegal The candidate will be performing supportive duties encompassing all aspects of insurance defense by providing legal support such as legal and document research; drafting legal documents (including responding to discovery), correspondence and pleadings of high complexity; maintaining and updating files; monitoring case schedules and filing deadlines; interacting with clients, attorneys and experts. Will be conducting thorough and timely legal and/or documentary research on matters of basic complexity; summarizes information and findings in reports, charts, diagrams, presentations and/or other mediums. Preparing routine and less complex legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings. Assisting with case preparation and management, including conducting factual investigations; locating witnesses; compiling and preparing discovery information, evidence, and/or other case documentation; filing exhibits, briefs, appeals and other legal documents with the court and/or opposing counsel. Maintaining case details in appropriate systems. Organizing and maintaining paper and electronic documents and files. Responding to inquiries and providing updates to attorneys, internal departments, outside counsel, external agencies, opposing counsel, witnesses, and/or external customers as needed. Assisting with ad-hoc and routine tracking and reporting of department and/or case expenses, indemnity reserves, extra contractual, and/or other performance reports and analyze.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Associate Degree and 2+ years of experience in the Legal or Legal Support area OR Should have Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 2+ years of experience in the Legal or Legal Support area and Experience conducting electronic database research. Experience drafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings is essential. Bachelorâ€™s Degree is preferred. Insurance industry experience is considered. Ability to effectively conduct electronic database research, including Lexis Advanced is desired. Microsoft Office skill is preferred. CORE Registered Paralegal (CRP) is considered. PACE Registered Paralegal (PRP) is desired. Certified Paralegal (CP) is preferred. Certified Legal Assistant (CLA) is preferred. Professional Paralegal (PP) is preferred.
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