Field Legal Secretary I

Employer
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Location
Miami, Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 19, 2022
Closes
Jan 17, 2023
Ref
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Industry
Insurance
Category
Insurance

 Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, standard legal documents i.e., contracts, briefs, motions, summonses etc.
  • Handle routine inquiries in Attorney's absence i.e., negotiates extensions of time.
  • Manage attorney's calendar through Legal Files i.e., schedules appointments, coordinates depositions and appearances.
  • Resolve scheduling conflicts with Attorney's approval.
  • Use computer applications to the fullest degree.
  • Answer select telephone inquiries based on knowledge of case.
  • Respond to written or telephone inquiries with a standard letter.
  • Establish, maintains, and when necessary, revises attorney's files.
  • Perform additional duties as requested such as: arrange medical exams; maintain lists of witnesses, subpoenas, fees, etc.;
  • Request fees for payment from Claims department and or CLBU; participate in arranging attorney's files for easy access during trials; inform witnesses of scheduled court appearances; miscellaneous duties.

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in administrative assistance/secretarial science or equivalent training required, with a minimum of 1-2 years of administrative assistant/secretarial experience.
  • Prior experience in a legal environment strongly preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate effectively with policyholders, courts, attorneys and judges.
  • Solid ability to edit and proofread legal documents. Displays solid MS-Office skills.
  • Prior experience with legal software systems preferred and other electronic media systems.

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduatesas well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/diversity-inclusion

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://LMI.co/Benefits

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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