Legal Assistant - Insurance Defense

Level20

Level20

Legal
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024
Legal Assistant - Insurance Defense

Job Number

: 226718

As a legal assistant on our team, you’ll handle complex tasks critical to the success of our law offices. An ideal candidate will have prior litigation experience and an understanding of legal terminology, which will be used to provide administrative support to our attorneys through preparation of legal documents and correspondences, such as motions and pleadings. Using an electronic case management system, you’ll manage attorney calendars, coordinate examinations for defense experts, and communicate with clients. Among other things, you’ll spend time maintaining files, answering phone calls, propounding discovery – including serving client discovery, along with other administrative duties.

This is a hybrid position. Candidates must live in Texas and will be based out of our Houston office. In office requirements include training, office events, or as required by business need.

Must-have qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED equivalent or higher
  • Two years of prior legal work experience in a business or legal environment supporting a professional team
Preferred skills
  • Two years of insurance defense or personal injury experience working in a law firm
  • Time management and organizational skills required to provide support to a large group of professionals
  • Typing skills with special attention to grammar and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently while maintaining highly confidential information
Compensation
  • $26.15-$30.77/hour
  • Gainshare bonus up to 16% of your eligible earnings based on company performance

Benefits

  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 6%
  • Medical, dental & vision, including free preventative care
  • Wellness & mental health programs
  • Health care flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, & life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid & unpaid sick leave where applicable, as well as short & long-term disability
  • Parental & family leave; military leave & pay
  • Diverse, inclusive & welcoming culture with Employee Resource Groups
  • Career development & tuition assistance

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Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job

: Legal

Primary Location

: United States-Texas-Houston

Schedule

: Full-time

Employee Status

: Regular
Work From Home: No