Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Allstate Insurance Company,

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Sep 25,2019

Posted on

Jun 12,2019

Location

Hamden, CT, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal
The candidate 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

A Bachelor’s Degree in related field -or- Paralegal Certificate required, American Bar Association (ABA) approved preferred. 1-3 years experience is required. Insurance-industry experience preferred. Knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes is required. Must have analytical skills and strong attention to detail. should have ability to identify, prioritize and solve problems effectively regarding basic matters. Must have basic budget management skills and ability to reconcile expense reports. Should have basic project management skills and experience interacting with law firm/vendors. Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information is required. Should have basic researching, proofreading, and formatting skills. Should have ability to identify inconsistencies in routine work and initiate corrective action within own workflow

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Allstate Insurance Company,
2285 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06518

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