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Legal Staff Paralegal in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Company name

Allstate Insurance Company,

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Information Technology
Insurance Coverage
Litigation - Insurance

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Fort Lauderdale, FL

Date Last Verified

Apr 17,2018

Posted on

Apr 03,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will support the efficient operation of the Law and 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. 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 should have Bachelor’s Degree in related field -or- American Bar Association (ABA) approved Paralegal Certificate. 2+ years experience is preferred, and Insurance-industry experience preferred. Should have knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes. Basic budget management skills and ability to reconcile expense reports is essential. Basic project management skills and experience interacting with law firm/vendors is essential. Basic researching, proofreading, and formatting skill is essential. Must have strong MS office suite experience. Should have strong interpersonal skills, advanced written and oral communication and effective customer service skills

Additional info

Job ID :102292

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Allstate Insurance Company,
1040 Bayview Dr Ste 130
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304