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Workers' Compensation Paralegal

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Company Zurich Insurance Company Ltd Location Irvine, CA, United States

In-House

Legal Staff

Min 1 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Aug 05, 2022

Nov 18, 2022

Jul 14, 2022

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Workers' Compensation Paralegal
The candidate will be providing legal support to 3 attorneys. Drafting legal pleadings, correspondence, and other documents as directed. Providing legal support such as legal and documentary research. Monitoring case schedules and filing deadlines. Conducting interviews, summarizing depositions, and medical records. Preparing discovery requests and responses. Assisting in trial preparation. Responding to inquiries from and interacting with customers, clients, counsel, and witnesses. Keeping track of billable hours. Organizing and maintaining case files and documentation, electronically. Contributing to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed.



Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association. OR A certificate of completion of a paralegal program at, or a degree from, a postsecondary institution that requires the successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester, or equivalent, units in law-related courses and that has been accredited by a national or regional accrediting organization or approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education. OR A baccalaureate degree or an advanced degree in any subject, a minimum of one year of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. OR A high school diploma or general equivalency diploma, a minimum of three years of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney who has been an active member of the State Bar of California for at least the preceding three years or who has practiced in the federal courts of this state for at least the preceding three years, and a written declaration from this attorney stating that the person is qualified to perform paralegal tasks. The experience and training shall be completed no later than December 31, 2003. AND Experience conducting electronic database research. Experience drafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings. Experience in litigation legal support. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Defense experience is preferred. Insurance industry experience is preferred. Ability to effectively conduct electronic database research, including Lexus Nexis. Microsoft 365 Office, strong computer skills in Windows 10. Comfortable working in a paperless work environment. Strong communication & writing skills. Be able to work independently. Experience with direct client contact is preferred. Experience assisting with exhibits in trial is preferred. Comfortable working in a remote & an office environment. CORE Registered Paralegal (CRP), PACE Registered Paralegal (PRP), Certified Paralegal (CP), Certified Legal Assistant (CLA), and Professional Paralegal (PP) is preferred.

Additional info

ID: 90795.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
2030 Main Street
Suite 600
Irvine, CA 92614

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