Zurich NA Paralegal in Pasadena, California

Paralegal

Description

Zurich is currently seeking to add a Paralegal for its Staff Legal Office in Pasadena, California.

Under the supervision of an attorney, this role provides legal support such as legal and documentary research; drafting legal documents, correspondence, discovery and pleadings of moderate complexity; maintaining and updating files; monitoring case schedules and filing deadlines; conducting interviews; and summarizing depositions, discovery and testimony. Work may be in support of moderately complex litigation cases (e.g. case work, research, subpoenas). The considered candidate resume will demonstrate extensive experience with general liability cases in California.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 Or More Years General Liability legal support experience in a law office

Per California Business and Professions Code section 6450(c), candidates must possess:

  • A certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar AssociationOR

  • A certificate of completion of a paralegal program at, or a degree from, a post-secondary institution that requires the successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester, or equivalent, units in law-related courses that has been accreditedOR

  • A Bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree in any subject, with a minimum of one year of law-related experience under the supervision of an attorney

  • Previous experience conducting electronic database research

  • Previous experience drafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings

  • Experience performing research and motion preparation assignments

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Strong ability to effectively conduct electronic database research, including LexisNexis

  • Highly effective written and verbal communication; ability to summarize information clearly and concisely

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines for multiple, simultaneous projects

  • Ability to successfully work independently as well as within a team

  • CORE Registered Paralegal (CRP), PACE Registered Paralegal (PRP), Certified Paralegal (CP), Certified Legal Assistant (CLA)or Professional Paralegal (PP)

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 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.

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

Primary Location: United States-California-Pasadena

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 10/04/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800065E

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.