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
WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION?
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
-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 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
WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL ME?
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
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Job: P&C Claim Legal Support
Primary LocationUnited States-California-Santa Ana
Job LevelIndividual Contributor
Education LevelHigh School Diploma/GED (±11 years)
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.