Zurich NA Staff Legal Secretary in Overland Park, Kansas

Staff Legal Secretary


Zurich is currently lookingfor a Staff Legal Secretary to work out of our North American office inOverland Park, Kansas.

TheStaff Legal Secretary performs a broad range of administrative and secretarialsupport for one or more attorneys. Organizes and maintains all electronic andpaper files relating to litigation and administrative matters. Appliesknowledge of legal document formats to transcribe and/or type contracts,briefs, summonses, complaints, and motions.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Providingadministrative support to one or more attorneys such as answering the phone,scheduling and maintaining calendars, etc.

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

  • Draftinglegal pleadings, correspondence, and other documents as directed

  • Maintainingaccurate systems for assigned attorneys' cases

  • Organizingand maintaining case files and documentation, electronically

  • Contributingto the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating onprojects as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • HighSchool Diploma or Equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in the LegalSecretary area within the Insurance industryOR

  • ZurichCertified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 1 or moreyears of experience in the Legal Secretary area within the Insurance industryAND

  • Experiencedrafting legal documents and correspondence

  • Experienceproviding administrative support to one or more attorneys

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AssociateDegree or Bachelor’s Degree

  • Abilityto effectively draft complex legal documents, correspondence, and pleadings

  • StrongMicrosoft Office skills

  • Familiaritywith litigation management software systems

  • Organizationand prioritization skills

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-Kansas-Overland Park

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 08/27/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180002FE

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.