Zurich NA Staff Legal Assistant in Orlando, Florida

Staff Legal Assistant

Description

Zurich is currently lookingfor a Staff Legal Assistant to work out of our North American offices inOrlando, Florida.

The Staff Legal Assistant performs a broad range ofadministrative and secretarial support for three busy trial attorneys. TheLegal Assistant will organize and maintain all electronic files relating tolitigation and administrative matters. The Legal Assistant will be primarilyresponsible for scheduling and maintaining the calendars of the attorneys theysupport.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Providingadministrative support to one or more attorneys such as answering the phone,greeting visitors, scheduling and maintaining calendars, processing invoices,retaining vendors, filing, electronic filing, service of pleadings, etc...

  • Respondingto inquiries from and interacts with customers, clients, counsel, and witnesses

  • Draftinglegal pleadings, correspondence, and other documents as directed

  • Maintainingaccurate office database for assigned attorneys' cases

  • Organizingand maintaining case files and documentation

  • Contributingto the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating onprojects as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • HighSchool Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the LegalSecretary area within the Insurance industryOR

  • ZurichCertified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or moreyears of experience in the Legal Secretary area within the Insurance industryAND

  • Experiencedrafting legal documents and correspondence

  • Experienceproviding administrative support to one or more attorneys

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AssociateDegree or Bachelor’s Degree

  • Abilityto effectively draft legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings

  • StrongMicrosoft Office skills

  • Familiaritywith litigation management software systems

  • Trialexperience

  • Strongtechnical skills

  • Experiencingfiling with the Florida Courts E-filing system

  • Familiaritywith Florida Rules of Civil Procedure and local Rules

  • Experiencenavigating Clerk, Court and Judicial websites

  • Strong Organizationand prioritization skills

  • Detailoriented

Imagine working for a companythat truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, andcommunities they serve.

Imagine working for avalues-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the bestglobal insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helpingpeople and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. Weare a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do everyday and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE Disability / Vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms oremployment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of ZurichAmerican Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our RecruitingAgency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 04/27/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003DD