Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Allstate Insurance Company,

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 20,2019

Valid Through

Sep 02,2019

Posted on

May 16,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

San Antonio, TX, 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. Insurance-industry experience preferred. Should have knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes,. Must have analytical skills and strong attention to detail. Should have ability to identify, prioritize and solve problems effectively regarding basic matters. Must have ability to work in diverse, multi-office, and long-distance environment. Basic budget management skills and ability to reconcile expense reports are required. Basic project management skills and experience interacting with law firm/vendors are required. Should have ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Must have basic researching, proofreading, and formatting skills. Ability to collaborate and interact with all levels of personnel and build strong relationships with business colleagues are required. Must have strong interpersonal skills, advanced written and oral communication and effective customer service skills.

Additional info

JOB #: 121417-en_US

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Allstate Insurance Company,
2775 Sanders Road
Northbrook, IL 60062

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