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Legal Administrative Assistant - Westchester, New York more...
Location:Yonkers, NY
Company:Allstate
First posted:June 08, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)
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Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field cant be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. Youll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers lives. Well help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, youll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And youll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

•    Provide administration support to one or more attorneys, and provide assistance, as required, to others in the Staff counsel office, clients and customers.  
•    Ability to complete professional documents utilizing basic grammar, spelling and format skills, including accurate preparation of legal pleadings, agreement letters, memoranda reports, outlines, schedules and client communications
•    Handle, sort, and scan incoming mail
•    Schedule depositions and manage attorney calendars
•    Draft correspondences and memos
•    Take phone calls, including communications from the court
•    Handle unusual situations and confidential information with sensitivity
•    Make decisions within established procedures under general supervision.
•    Monitor and maintain compliance with Team Connect - the Claim Litigation Management System.
 

Job Qualifications

•    High School Diploma/GED required; Associates Degree preferred.
•    0 - 5 years experience in a litigation setting or prior insurance defense experience preferred.
•    Intermediate knowledge of software applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, Internet, and other web-based applications.
•    Ability to prioritize work and organize own time.
•    Ability to complete professional documents utilizing basic grammar, spelling and format skills, including accurate preparation of legal pleadings, agreement letters, memoranda reports, outlines, schedules and client communications
•    Basic communications skills including the ability to maintain a courteous and professional demeanor with clients, customers and with fellow employees, handle calls and inquiries in a timely manner.
•    Work well under general supervision

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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It is the policy of Allstate to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, disability, and citizenship status as a veteran with a disability or veteran of the Vietnam Era.

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