Zurich NA Legal Secretary in Atlanta, Georgia

Legal Secretary

Description

Job Summary

Zurich is currently looking for a Legal Secretary for its Claims Staff Legal Office in the Atlanta, Georgia territory.

Under the direct supervision of staff legal attorneys, this role provides a broad range of secretarial, administrative, and clerical support for two or more attorneys in a fast paced environment. The candidate will support attorneys practicing in both Georgia and Florida. The preferred candidate will organize and maintain all electronic and paper files relating to litigation and administrative matters. The candidate will apply knowledge of legal document formats to draft and/or revise including but not limited to motions, responses, and notices. The candidate will have customer, counsel, and/or witness contact requiring discretion and judgment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Legal Secretary area within the Insurance industry

OR

  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Legal Secretary area within the Insurance industry

AND

  • Experience drafting legal documents and correspondence

  • Experience providing administrative support to one or more attorneys

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree

  • Workers’ Compensation experience in the Legal Secretary area

  • Ability to effectively draft complex legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Adobe.

  • Familiarity with litigation management software systems

  • Familiarity with e-service and e-filing

  • Strong organization and prioritization skills

  • Experience working with Florida Division of Administrative Hearing (DOAH)website

Additional Information

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

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Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Atlanta

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 01/07/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1900000O

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.