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Legal Secretary

State Farm
Posted May 24
Full Time
On Site
Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

Overview

We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!

As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.

We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

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Responsibilities
Michael D. Gallo and Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm Insurance Companies, is seeking a Personal Injury Litigation Secretary for the Chicago, IL office. Duties include assistant to and partnership with attorneys, scheduling depositions, maintaining the integrity of the litigation file in our case management system, scanning documents, strong interaction w/clients, and outside counsel. Must possess strong work ethic and team spirit. Must have strong working knowledge and ability to prepare P.I. documents; Must understand the court system; Must possess strong written and oral communication. Proficiency in computer literacy a must. Ability to provide Remarkable Customer Service to our clients and claims partners. The qualified candidate must be reliable, dedicated, team-oriented and professional. The selected individual will be considered a hybrid employee, spending required time in the office with some optional opportunities to work in a virtual environment at times. Work arrangements are subject to change over time based on business needs.
Qualifications

We Are Looking for Candidates With:
  • 5+ years' of personal injury litigation experience is preferred
  • Proficiency in software technology, tools, and case management software
  • Experience in E-Filing with court system
  • Knowledge of legal and medical terminology, local and state rules regarding pleadings and pre-trial matters, deadlines, and filing requirement
  • Ability to adapt to a corporate law environment
  • **Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for US work authorization for this opportunity.