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The Hartford Senior Legal Assistant - Troy, Michigan in United States

You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.

This position is located in our Troy, MI Staff Legal Office. This position is currently remote, however you must have the ability to work within the Troy, MI office if requested.

We are recruiting for an experienced legal assistant to provide support to 2-3 tort attorneys who handle first and third-party auto and general liability cases. The position also assists in overall support of the office as needed and as assigned by the supervisor (e.g., scanning, case matching, mail, photocopying, limited filing, CD duplication, PDF compilation, file conversion, etc.).

Duties include responsibility for the preparation and filing (both electronic and manual) of pleadings, motions, brief, orders, and discovery, extensive scheduling and calendar activity, ordering medical records, reviewing mail, preparing correspondence, processing invoices for payment, document production, data maintenance in company systems, and maintaining and operating within our electronic legal files. Duties also include interactions with clients, opposing counsel, Home Office, claims partners, and court personnel.

  • Must be able to work independently in a computer-based environment.

  • Must be able to work with numerous county court systems.

  • Must be capable of data entry across multiple systems.

  • Must have strong organizational skills especially regarding prioritizing work for multiple attorneys.

  • Must be able to manipulate electronic documents such as TIF, PDF and JPG formats.

  • Must be able to work in a team-structured environment.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR

  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 7 years of experience as an assistant in a law office or corporate law department.

  • Insurance defense background and personal injury experience strongly preferred

  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills.

  • Trial support experience is a plus.

  • Experience working in a paperless environment preferred.

  • Successful candidates will have experience in a high volume litigation environment that includes but is not limited to preparing pleadings and discovery, scheduling depositions, scheduling IMEs, ordering medical records, maintaining Outlook calendars, data maintenance, and client/claims/home office contact.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

This position is located in our Troy, MI Staff Legal Office. This position is currently remote, however you must have the ability to work within the Troy, MI office if requested.

Additional Information:

*This is a 100% remote work from home opportunity. (Must have ability to travel / work within office, if needed)

Internet Connectivity Requirement/Remote Positions: For 100% remote positions, we require that (1) you have high speed broadband cable internet service with minimum upload/download speeds of 3Mbps/30Mbps and (2) your Internet provider supplied device is to be hardwired to the Hartford issued router and/or computer. To confirm whether your Internet system has sufficient speeds, please visit http://www.speedtest.net from your personal computer.

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