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Legal Assistant

Company: The Hartford
Location: brea
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Legal Assistant to provide full litigation support to two Tort Attorneys. The ideal candidate will enjoy join a high-volume, paperless environment that is both dynamic and rewarding. Our collaborative, team-oriented fifteen 20 member legal support team is passionate about insurance defense. The Senior Legal Assistant for this position shall work remotely in the current environment but may re-joinwill provide onsite support to our Brea, California office following the post-COVID era. Key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Utilizes appropriate software to timely prepare, e-file and serve (as appropriate) correspondence, reports , briefs, motions, pleadings, discovery, deposition notice summaries and other documents required by the California county superior court and sometimes federal court systems attor

  • Creates/edits court documents consistent with Florida state court requirements (same as )

  • Keeps attorney calendar current based on court notifications and depositions

  • Schedules depositions with needed parties

  • Assist attorneys as needed in preparation for trial or discovery

  • Provides extensive scheduling and calendar activity, including depositions

  • Reviews electronic mail and document productionon a daily basis

  • Prepares correspondence and mMaintains our electronic legal files

  • Processes invoices for payment

  • Offers professional diplomacy during each interaction with clients, opposing counsel, home office staff, attorneys, teammates, claim partners and court employees

  • Assist in overall support of the office as needed which could include: scanning, case matching, mail handling, photocopying, limited filing, CD duplication, PDF compilation, file conversion and etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Legal Assistant within a paperless insurance defense law office or corporate department

  • Tort experience in personal injury work is required

  • Construction defect and subrogation experience is preferred

  • Trial experience is a plus!

  • Successful candidates will have experience in a high volume litigation environment with experience in document production, discovery preparation, Outlook calendar maintenance and data maintenance for clients

  • Strong working knowledge of California Court systems and be resourceful in looking up court rules

  • Strong multi-tasking, organizational and time management skills

  • Proficiency with case management software

  • Strong familiarity with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint)

  • Ability to meet productivity targets in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills, especially regarding prioritizing work activities for multiple attorneys

  • Must be able to manipulate electronic documents such as TIF, PDF and JPG formats

Internet Connectivity Requirement for Remote Positions : For 100% remote positions, we require that (1) you have high speed broadband cable internet service with minimum upload/download speeds of 3Mbps/30Mbps and (2) your Internet provider supplied device is to be hardwired to the Hartford issued router and/or computer. To confirm whether your Internet system has sufficient speeds, please visit from your personal computer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age

Sr Legal Assistant - LU10BN

Keywords: The Hartford, Fullerton , Legal Assistant, Other , brea, California

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