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Zurich NA Staff Legal Assistant, Orlando, FL in Orlando, Florida

Staff Legal Assistant, Orlando, FL


Zurich is currently looking for a Staff Legal Assistant to work out of our North American offices in Orlando, Florida.

The Staff Legal Assistant performs a broad range of administrative and secretarial support forthree busy trialattorneys.The Legal Assistant will organize and maintain all electronic files relating to litigation and administrative matters.The Legal Assistant will be primarily responsible for scheduling and maintaining the calendars of the attorneys they support.

Additional responsibilities will include:

Providingadministrative support to one or more attorneys such as answering the phone, greeting visitors, scheduling and maintaining calendars,processing invoices, retaining vendors, filing, electronic filing, service of pleadings,etc...

Respondingto inquiries from and interacts with customers, clients, counsel, and witnesses

Draftinglegal pleadings, correspondence, and other documents as directed

Maintainingaccurate office database for assigned attorneys' cases

Organizingand maintainingcase files and documentation

Contributingto the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the Legal Secretary area within the Insurance industryOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or more years of experience in the Legal Secretary area within the Insurance industry

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree

  • Ability to effectively draft legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings

  • Familiarity with litigation management software systems

  • Trial experience

  • Experience providing administrative support to one or more attorneys

  • Experience filing with the Florida Courts E-filing system

  • Familiarity with Florida Rules of Civil Procedure and local Rules

  • Experience navigating Clerk, Court and Judicial websites

  • Strong Organization and prioritization skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day 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 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-Florida-Orlando

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 05/18/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2000030N

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.