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Legal Staff Paralegal in Houston, TX

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Company name

Allstate Insurance Company,

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Insurance

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Aug 15,2018

Posted on

Apr 09,2018

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Profile

Subrogation Paralegal Duties: Supports the efficient operation of the Law & Regulation (L&R) Litigation Services department by applying knowledge of legal concepts and processes. Under the direction of the department’s attorneys, supports the management of insurance defense and tort litigation/dispute work and related issues/matters. Provides paralegal support for Litigation Services attorneys. Prepares 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. Reviews files to confirm the amount of subrogation sought as well as target/s of subrogation demands in order to prepare demand letters and pleadings. Work with claims partners on any information needed. Gathering facts, using websites to obtain information.. Assist with the identification of relevant issues; continually monitor issues and update attorney, as appropriate. Gather matter related documents for the attorney to analyze. Enter matter data and upload new documents. Assist with management of litigation, as needed.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in related field -or- American Bar Association (ABA) approved Paralegal Certificate. Insurance-industry experience preferred. Knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes. Analytical skills and strong attention to detail. Ability to identify, prioritize and solve problems effectively regarding basic matters. Ability to work in diverse, multi-office, and long-distance environments. Basic budget management skills and ability to reconcile expense reports. Basic project management skills and experience interacting with law firm/vendors. Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Basic researching, proofreading, and formatting skills. Ability to collaborate and interact with all levels of personnel and build strong relationships with business colleagues. High degree of ethics and integrity. Strong interpersonal skills, advanced written and oral communication and effective customer service skills. Ability to identify inconsistencies in routine work and initiate corrective action within own workflow. Able to deliver results with a sense of urgency. Adapts well to change; able to multi-task and make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Is a proactive self-starter who is able to manage his/her time effectively and work independently Regular, predictable attendance is an essential.

Additional info

Job ID: 103107

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Allstate Insurance Company,
7915 Fm 1960 Road W
Suite 101
Houston, TX 77070-5716