WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION?
We are a staff counsel for an insurance company in need of an experienced senior litigation secretary to provide support to multiple Attorneys on complex tort cases. The position supports attorneys who work in the Staff Legal Office located in downtown Los Angeles. This is a fast paced environment handling complex general liability and auto cases.
The position also assists in overall support of the office as needed and as assigned by supervisor (e.g. scanning, case matching, mail, photocopying, limited filing, CD duplication, PDF compilation, file conversion, etc.).
Duties include responsibility for preparation and filing (both electronic and manual) of pleadings and motion/responses, discovery (incoming and outbound), extensive scheduling and calendar activity, document production, data maintenance in company systems and our electronic legal files. Duties also include interactions with clients, Home Office and Claim
partners, Court personnel, etc.
-Must be able to work independently in a paperless environment
-Must be able to work with numerous County Court systems throughout the State
- Must be capable of data entry across multiple systems
-Must have strong organizational skills especially regarding prioritizing work activities for multiple attorneys
-Must be able to manipulate electronic documents such as TIF, PDF and JPG formats
-Ability to work in a team-structured environment
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 6 years of experience as a civil legal secretary handling complex litigation at a law office or corporate law department.
-Personal injury experience required
-Trial support experience is required
-Strong knowledge of civil procedure and deadline calendaring is required
-Successful candidates will have experience in discovery preparation and production maintenance of Outlook calendars data maintenance client/claim/home office contact
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Works well in demanding/fast paced environment
WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME?
This position is located in our staff legal office in downtown Los Angeles CA.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression
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