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Law Clerk - Northern California

Farmers Insurance
$23- $33/ hour
Posted May 09
Full Time
RemoteCalifornia

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We are… more than just your favorite commercials. At Farmers, we strive to deliver peace of mind to our customers by providing protection and comprehensive advice and delivering in the moments of truth. That means having people who can help us meet changing customer and business needs. Farmers high-performance culture is focused on results and the people who achieve them. We hold ourselves and others accountable for sustainably growing the business and each other. We seek solutions, own our actions, and grow through discomfort. We see setbacks as opportunities while continuously asking ourselves how we impact our customers.

Farmers is an award winning, equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. We are dedicated to supporting the well-being of our people through our extensive suite of benefits, as well as the well-being of the communities we serve through employee volunteer programs and nonprofit partnerships. Helping others in their time of need isn’t just our business – it’s our culture! To learn more about our high-performance culture and open opportunities, check out www.Farmers.com/careers/corporate and be sure to follow us on Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok.

Workplace: Remote

Job Summary

Conducts legal research, assembles case materials, writes research memos and drafts, pleadings and motions under the guidance and mentorship of an Attorney or Supervising Attorney. Supports attorneys by assembling and organizing information for legal documents. We are seeking a full time (40 hours/week) law clerk for the summer.

Essential Job Functions

 

  • Research laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs, or other information related to cases.
  • Analyze legal issues and apply appropriate legal principles to determine applicable defenses, relevant arguments and litigation strategy.
  • Prepare briefs, legal memoranda, or statements of issues involved in cases, including appropriate suggestions or recommendations.
  • Review complaints, petitions or motions that have been filed to determine issues involved.
  • Prepare responsive pleadings and correspondence as appropriate.
  • Assist and provide trial attorney support in preparing trial/mediation/arbitration documents and binders.
  • Attend court sessions, depositions, mediations and trials to hear oral arguments and document necessary case information.

Physical Actions

Sits or stands for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Occasionally reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Occasionally moves, lifts, carries, and places objects and supplies weighing 0-10 pounds without assistance. Listens to, interprets, and differentiates auditory information (e.g. others speaking) at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Visually verifies and reads information. Visually locates material, resources and other objects. Ability to continuously operate a computer for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate keyboard and other office equipment up to a full work shift.

Physical Environment

This position operates in an open office working environment which will include normal and customary distractions, noise, and interruptions.

Education Requirements

Bachelors Degree required.

Experience Requirements

Second or third year law student with an interest in civil litigation, personal injury or insurance defense required.

Benefits

 

  • Farmers offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and location.
  • CA Only: $23.12 - $33.37
  • Paid Time Off
  • For more information, review “What we offer” on https://www.farmers.com/careers/corporate/#offer

Job Location(s): US - CA

Anticipated application deadline: At Farmers, the recruitment process is designed to ensure that we find the best talent to join our team. As part of this process, we typically close open positions within 8 to 21 days after posting. If you are interested in any of our open positions, we encourage you to submit your application promptly.

Want to learn more about our culture & opportunities? Check out www.Farmers.com/careers/corporate and be sure to follow us on Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok.