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Legal Assistant II (General Liability)

Company: AmTrust North America
Location: Irvine
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., a fast-growing commercial insurance company, has an immediate need for an in-house legal assistant to work in our Irvine, CA Staff Counsel office.

Responsibilities Provide Legal Assistant support to 2 or more Attorneys
Identify and flag critical documents requiring timely responses and associated deadlines to ensure our clients/insureds/Company are protected from sanctions and unnecessary litigation
Coordinate/schedule meetings, hearings, appointments, and depositions
Maintain and manage Attorney calendars avoiding and resolving conflicts
Generate draft templates (pleadings, motions, objections, correspondence) for attorney review and approval
Assemble medical packets to experts along with itemized schedule of records
Document processing (assemble, copy, scan, serve, E-file accordingly)
Manage and prioritize competing deadlines
Communicate with claim partners, clients, witnesses, Court, opposing counsel, vendors, and team members
Maintain data integrity in our document management platform supporting our paperless environment (documents, parties, roles/relations, naming conventions)
Timely transmit and request payments to vendors, experts, etc.
Knowledge of local Court rules and filing requirements
Assist Managing Attorney and Manager with special assignments as needed
Provide backup support when needed:
Answer inbound main line phone calls and route inquiries to correct team member
Greet and manage guests and vendors
Retrieve, scan, and route all incoming mail to proper team and Claims
Monitor and process office electronic mailbox correspondence
Process outbound USPS/FedEx mail Provide office support as needed (place tickets for failing equipment, order office supplies, assist peers as needed and during PTO)

Qualifications High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
3+ years' workers compensation -experience preferred
Prior workers' compensation experience supporting multiple attorneys and competing deadlines
Ability to type a min. of 70 wpm and must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
Organized, self- motivated, ability to prioritize and work independently
Exceptional attention to details and the production of professional work product
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
Work in a team environment with a positive respectful attitude
Experience with a document management platform (TeamConnect a plus)
This job description is designed to provide a general overview of the job and does not entail a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that will be required in this position. AmTrust has the right to revise this job description at any time.

What We Offer:
AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. - Our benefits include Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off.

AmTrust strives to create a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas of all employees are appreciated and respected. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion or disabilities.

AmTrust values excellence and recognizes that by embracing the diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of its workforce, it will sustain a competitive advantage and remain an employer of choice. - Diversity is a business imperative, enabling us to attract, retain and develop the best talent available. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future.

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