If you're passionate about being part of a diverse organization that enables a Fortune 100 company to deliver innovative business solutions with excellence, then Nationwide's Legal team could be the place for you!
Insurance defense or Personal Injury experience preferred.
Job Description SummaryWould you thrive in an environment where you can deliver top-quality legal services to support the mission of a Fortune 100 insurance company to protect people, businesses and futures with extraordinary care? If you enjoy having a diverse workload, are adaptable, technologically skilled, possess strong collaboration skills and bring a team-oriented approach needed for success in a civil litigation environment, our team may be the place for you!
May performs other duties as assigned.
Reporting Relationships: Reports to Managing Attorney
Typical Skills and Experiences:
Education: Undergraduate studies in business administration, insurance or other related area preferred.
License/Certification/Designation : Certification in paralegal studies strongly preferred; or developed paralegal experience.
Experience: Typically, five years of experience as a paralegal with proven experience. Experience as a civil litigation paralegal or a combination of requisite experience and education will also be considered for the role.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Has general knowledge of law office operations, practices and procedures. . Experience in filing and scheduling procedures of the various courts, as well as how to use federal and state e-filing and e-Court systems. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, case management databases, such as Legal Files is preferred. Understanding of insurance practice civil defense in state courts and agencies and understanding of both personal and commercial lines policies is preferred.
Strong verbal and written communication skills for interaction with attorneys, paralegals, court personnel, clients and claims’ staff. Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, focused, technologically savvy, adaptable to learning new systems and processes, and can prioritize and multitask. Exercises independent initiative and judgment in daily tasks. Ability to design and maintain filing and follow-up systems. Ability to acquire skills and/or knowledge necessary to research information and determine the applicability of legal action.
Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and Human Resources Business Partner.
Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors. Must also acknowledge and comply with all corporate and NTD policies and procedures. Complies with the private practice of law policy and the ethical rules of the state where the position is located.
Overtime Eligibility: Eligible (nonexempt)
Working Conditions: Professional law office environment, business casual dress, with some work from home possible. Occasional travel. Occasional overtime.
ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.
Credit Check: Due to the fiduciary account abilities of this job, a valid credit check and/or background which will be requires as part of the selection process.
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