Zurich NA Staff Legal Secretary, Commercial Insurance (Owings Mills office) in Baltimore, Maryland

Staff Legal Secretary, Commercial Insurance (Owings Mills office)


Zurich North America is currently seeking a Staff LegalSecretary to work out of our office in Owings Mills, MD.

As Staff Legal Secretary, you will perform abroad range of administrative and secretarial support for one or moreattorneys. You will organize and maintain all electronic and paper filesrelating to litigation and administrative matters. You will apply knowledge oflegal document formats to transcribe and/or type contracts, briefs, summonses,complaints, and motions.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Providing administrative support to one or more attorneyssuch as answering the phone, scheduling and maintaining calendars, etc.

  • Responding to inquiries from and interacts with customers,clients, counsel, and witnesses

  • Drafting legal pleadings, correspondence, and other documentsas directed

  • Maintaining accurate systems for assigned attorneys' cases

  • Organizing and maintaining case files and documentation,electronically

  • Contributing to the team effort by accomplishing relatedresults and participating on projects as needed

This position may eventually have the ability to work fromhome up to two days per week.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years ofexperience in the Legal Secretary area within the Insurance industryOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an AssociateDegree and 1 or more years of experience in the Legal Secretary area within theInsurance industryAND

  • Experience drafting legal documents and correspondence

  • Experience providing administrative support to one or moreattorneys

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree

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

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

  • Familiarity with litigation management software systems

  • Organization and prioritization skills

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-Maryland-Owings Mills

Other Locations: United States-Maryland-Baltimore

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 06/27/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180005M5