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|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Employer:|| State Farm Insurance|
Why State Farm? |
Our commitment to customers makes us the No. 1 insurer of cars and homes in the United States and an insurance leader in Canada.
This same commitment to our work force is how we got here and how we stay here. Our 90-year track record highlights State Farm as an employer of choice committed to providing career opportunities that last a lifetime.
From diverse backgrounds and talent, to meaningful work and comprehensive benefits, :Like a good neighbor...: isn't just a slogan. It's who we are and how we do business.
WHAT ARE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION?
Assist with preparation and organization of legal documents (e.g., opening new files, processing motions, subpoenaing medical records, drafting routine pleadings)
Provide assistance in litigation and project management
Respond to client inquiries as directed by attorneys
Comply with the Code of Professional Responsibility governing lawyer conduct and strictly observe standards of professional conduct and confidentiality
Perform research and investigation on legal issues, and organizes and summarizes documents
Assist attorneys in responding to inquiries from other State Farm departments and external associates
Maintain computer databases to organize and store legal information
WHAT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS ARE NEEDED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION?
Paralegal certification preferred
Familiarity with local and state rules regarding pleadings and discovery
Understanding of medical terminology, records, typical injuries and treatment
Experience in collecting and summarizing medical records
Legal writing skills and knowledge of proper format and citations
Capable of drafting routine motions, discovery and legal memoranda
Work well with moderate supervision and clearly defined tasks and priorities
Understanding of Internet information resources and software applications; capable of developing greater automation expertise
ITEMS OF NOTE
Paralegal certificate a plus but not required. The ideal candidate will have experience handling and summarizing medical records and assisting attorneys with discovery and trial preparation.
BENEFITS: TOTAL REWARDS
Our Total Rewards benefits package includes: Competitive starting salary
Annual merit reviews
Annual bonus potential
You may also be eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, Vision, 401(k) Plan (Savings & Thrift in Canada), Credit Union, a fully funded retirement pension plan, and more. To search for more information on careers in the U.S., visit statefarm.com/careers. To search for more information on careers in Canada, visit statefarm.ca/careers.
State Farm Insurance is an equal opportunity employer