Paralegal Job Board

Loyola University Chicago Institute for Paralegal Studies

Paralegal

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website Allstate

Job Summary
The Litigation Services Paralegal job family supports the efficient operation of the Law & Regulation (L&R) Litigation Services department by applying knowledge of legal concepts and processes.   Under the direction of the department’s attorneys, supports the management of insurance defense and tort litigation/dispute work and related issues/matters.  

Provides paralegal support for Litigation Services attorneys.  Prepares pleadings and motions.  Under general attorney supervision, facilitates the discovery process, including: obtaining records, reviewing documents, interviewing clients, preparing trial materials, and summarizing and analyzing research  Identifies, summarizes, and monitors relevant issues.  
 
Key Responsibilities

  • Review new file assignments, draft initial pleadings (e.g. answer, motion, etc.), and draft discovery
  • Prepare brief to assist client in presenting case in small claims court
  • Draft responses to discovery demands
  • Assist clients in answering questions regarding discovery
  • Review and serve responses to discovery demands   
  • Assist attorney in preparing materials for trial, arbitration or mediation    
  • Assist with the identification and summarizing of relevant issues; continually monitor issues and update attorney, as appropriate 
  • Review new and proposed legislation and determine applicability
     
    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience
  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in related field; American Bar Association (ABA) approved Paralegal Certificate
  • Insurance-industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes
  • Analytical skills and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to identify, prioritize and solve problems effectively regarding basic matters
  • Ability to work in diverse, multi-office, and long distance environments
  • Basic budget management skills and ability to reconcile expense reports
  • Basic project management skills and experience interacting with law firm/vendors
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Basic researching, proofreading, and formatting skills
  • Ability to collaborate and interact with all levels of personnel and build strong relationships with business colleagues
  • High degree of ethics and integrity
  • Strong interpersonal skills, advanced written and oral communication and effective customer service skills
  • Ability to identify inconsistencies in routine work and initiate corrective action within own workflow
  • Able to deliver results with a sense of urgency
  • Adapts well to change; able to multi-task and make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Is a proactive self-starter who is able to manage his/her time effectively and work independently
     
    The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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