Selective Insurance Company of America

  • Paralegal - Elmsford, NY

    Location US-NY-Elmsford
    Experience (Years)
    7
    Category
    Legal/Staff Counsel
    Status
    Full-Time Regular
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt/Hourly
    Job ID
    6002
    Travel %
    0-5%
    Relocation Cost
    0
    Auto Reimbursement
    No
  • Overview

    To provide litigation support to a team of attorneys, focusing on discovery and discovery-related motions, briefs, memoranda and other pleadings. Paralegals generally do not provide transcription support to attorneys and all paralegal work is self-generated without secretarial transcription support. All job duties and responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare draft answers to written discovery, replies to document demands, and responses to requests for admission propounded upon clients.
    • Create, update, and prepare correspondence, pleadings, briefs, motions, memoranda, summaries, reports, etc. using the Company’s legal case management software, and voice recognition equipment. Proofread final work product to ensure high quality and compliance with office standards.
    • Analyze adversaries written discovery responses in order to determine whether follow-up is needed for more specific responses.
    • Prepare motions related to discovery.
    • Summarize discovery received...
    • Summarize medical records received
    • Schedule IMEs.
    • Propound discovery on other parties as requested by assigned attorney, in accordance with office protocol.
    • Provide trial support as requested by assigned attorney, in accordance with office protocol.
    • Provide other assistance as requested by managing attorney.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree or business school preferred.
    • Paralegal certificate from ABA approved paralegal program required.
    • At least 5 years paralegal experience in the jurisdiction required.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel required.
    • Typing skill required.
    • Legal case management software experience preferred.
    • Excellent customer service, writing and oral communication skills required.

     

    Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.

     

     

     

     

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