Zurich NA Workers' Compensation Paralegal in Boston, Massachusetts

Workers' Compensation Paralegal

Description

Zurich is currently looking for a Workers’Compensation Paralegal to work out of our North American office in Boston,Massachusetts.

TheWorkers’ Compensation Paralegal will support three Workers’ CompensationAttorneys, and is responsible for supporting the identification, management andmitigation of legal, regulatory and corporate governance risks, to enablebusiness to achieve strategic and commercial goals in accordance withapplicable laws and regulations and to protect and preserve Zurich’s tangibleand intangible assets.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Conductingthorough and timely legal and/or documentary research on matters of basiccomplexity; summarizes information and findings in reports, charts, diagrams,presentations and/or other mediums

  • Preparingroutine and less complex legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings

  • Assistingwith case preparation and management, including conducting factualinvestigations; locating witnesses; compiling and preparing discoveryinformation, evidence, and/or other case documentation; filing exhibits,briefs, appeals and other legal documents with the court and/or opposingcounsel

  • Maintainingcase details in appropriate systems

  • Organizingand maintaining paper and electronic documents and files

  • Respondingto inquiries and provides updates to attorneys, internal departments, outsidecounsel, external agencies, opposing counsel, witnesses, and/or externalcustomers as needed

  • Assistingwith ad-hoc and routine tracking and reporting of department and/or caseexpenses, indemnity reserves, extra contractual, and/or other performancereports and analyses

Basic Qualifications:

  • AssociateDegree and 2 or more years of experience in the Legal or Legal Support areaOR

  • ZurichCertified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 2 or moreyears of experience in the Legal or Legal Support areaAND

  • Experienceconducting electronic database research

  • Experiencedrafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Insurance industry experience

  • Ability to effectively conduct electronicdatabase research, including WestLaw and NILS

  • Microsoft Office skills

  • CORE Registered Paralegal (CRP)

  • PACE Registered Paralegal (PRP)

  • Certified Paralegal (CP)

  • Certified Legal Assistant (CLA)

  • Professional Paralegal (PP)

Imagine working for a companythat truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, andcommunities they serve.

Imagine working for avalues-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the bestglobal insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helpingpeople and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. Weare a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do everyday and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE Disability / Vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms oremployment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of ZurichAmerican Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our RecruitingAgency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 07/26/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800067Y

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.