The Hartford Legal Assistant-Insurance Defense-Santa Ana, CA in SANTA ANA, California

Title: Legal Assistant-Insurance Defense-Santa Ana, CA

Location: United States-California-Santa Ana

Job Number: 1800759


We are a staff counsel for an insurance company in need of a legal litigation assistant to provide full litigation support.

Depending on years of experience this position can be hired as a Legal Secretary or Senior Legal Secretary. 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 motions/oppositions, discovery, extensive scheduling and calendar activity, reviewing mail, preparing correspondence, processing invoices for payment, document production, data maintenance in company systems and maintaining and operating within our electronic legal files. Duties also include interactions with clients, opposing counsel, claim partners, and

Court personnel.

-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



-Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a defense civil legal secretary in a law office or a staff legal office for an insurance company.

-Personal injury experience required

-Trial experience is a plus

-Experience working in a paperless environment

-Experience in discovery preparation and production, maintenance of Outlook calendars, and client/claim contact

-Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Works well in a fast paced environment


This position is located in our staff legal office in Santa Ana, CA.

Behaviors at the Hartford

  • Deliver Outcomes – Demonstrate a bias for speed and execution that serves our shareholders and customers.

  • Operate as a Team Player – Work together to drive solutions for the good of The Hartford.

  • Build Strong Partnerships – Demonstrate integrity and build trust with others.

  • Strive for Excellence – Motivate yourself and others to achieve high standards and continuously improve.

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


Job: P&C Claim Legal Support

Primary LocationUnited States-California-Santa Ana

Other Locations


Job LevelIndividual Contributor

Education LevelHigh School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Job TypeStandard

ShiftDay Job

Employee StatusRegular

Overtime StatusNon-exempt


PostingMar 9, 2018, 9:55:17 AM

Remote Worker OptionNo

The Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity.