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Zurich NA Liability Paralegal in Boston, Massachusetts

Liability Paralegal

Description

Zurich is currently looking for a Liability Paralegal to work out of our Staff Legal office in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Paralegal will perform a broad range of administrative and secretarial support. They will organize and maintain all electronic and paper files that relate to litigation and administrative matters. They will apply their knowledge of legal document formats to transcribe and/or type contracts, briefs, summonses, complaints, and motions.

This role will support the following territories: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Providing administrative support to two Liability attorneys such as answering the phone, scheduling and maintaining calendars, etc.

  • Responding to inquiries from and interacting with customers, clients, counsel, and witnesses

  • Drafting legal pleadings, correspondence, and other documents as directed

  • Maintaining accurate systems for assigned attorneys' cases

  • Organizing and maintaining case files and documentation, electronically

  • Contributing to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Legal or Legal Support areaAND

  • Experience conducting electronic database research

  • Experience drafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience working in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island

  • Insurance industry experience

  • Ability to effectively conduct electronic database research, including Lexis Nexis

  • Microsoft Office skills

  • Certified Paralegal (CP)

  • Certified Legal Assistant (CLA)

  • Professional Paralegal (PP)

EOE Disability / Vets

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-Massachusetts-Boston

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 01/03/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190006GI

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.

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