Legal Secretary

Compensation

: $45,145.00 - $68,660.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Administrative/Clerical



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Advance your career at Liberty Mutual Insurance - A Fortune 100 Company!

Job Summary:

Liberty Mutual Insurance has an excellent opportunity for a Legal Secretary to support attorneys in our in house counsel office. You will provide standard secretarial support of a legal nature for one or more staff Attorneys and maintain a close and highly responsive relationship to the day-to-day activities of the Attorney(s).

Office location: West Park Place, Milwaukee

Responsibilities:
  • Receives and screens telephone calls; responds to inquiries on a variety of matters such as the status of pending cases. May respond to inquiries with a standard letter and/or email or use of posting in claim system.
  • Prepares standard legal documents utilizing templates. Proofreads and corrects prepared materials for proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, format, syntax, and content. Ensures legal documents contain all necessary portions or related documents for court acceptance; files legal documents with proper courts.
  • Logs incoming mail; attaches incoming correspondence to case file and related materials needed for action with use of office technology and document management systems as needed.
  • Manages attorney's calendar through Legal Files e.g., schedules appointments, coordinates depositions and appearances. Resolves scheduling conflicts with attorney's approval.
  • Performs additional duties as requested such as: Requests fees for payment from Claims department. Informs witnesses of scheduled court appearances; miscellaneous other duties, including the maintenance and use of electronic document management systems.
  • Handle routine inquiries in Attorney's absence i.e., negotiates extensions of time.
  • Use computer applications to the fullest degree.
Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in administrative assistance/secretarial science or equivalent training required, with a minimum of 1-2 years of administrative assistant/secretarial experience.
  • Prior experience in a legal environment with e-filing experience strongly preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills to communicate effectively with policyholders, courts, attorneys and judges.
  • Solid ability to edit and proofread legal documents.
  • Displays solid MS-Office skills.
  • Prior experience with legal software systems preferred and other electronic media systems.
Benefits:
We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, it's our privilege to offer you benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:
Overview:
At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed.
We're dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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