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Senior Legal Secretary

Farmers Insurance Oakland, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

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Job Summary

Performs complex legal and other secretarial duties for assigned attorney(s); assist in the training of new and existing support staff; keeps staff up to date on new court rules and office procedures; performs quality checks and monitors overall work flow in assigned work group.

Essential Job Functions

Maintains schedules and calendar for assigned attorney(s). Transcribes and/or composes a variety of correspondence, pleadings, and various legal forms from dictated, handwritten or verbal correspondence. Receives and processes incoming mail. Coordinates time and location of multi-party appearances, including depositions, arbitrations, mediations, IMEs, meetings and site inspections. Contacts clients, witnesses, court reporters, interpreters, claims personnel, and others to confirm scheduled appearances as instructed by assigned attorneys. Maintains a thorough knowledge and keeps up-to date with court rules and legal deadlines. Answers telephone calls and receives visitors for assigned attorney(s). Implements training schedule for entry level secretaries and administrative staff. May assign work to trainees and maintains maximum production and efficiency. Maintains and updates all computerized litigation support systems. Performs all legal and other secretarial duties required for assigned attorney(s). Performs other functions as assigned by LOA or Managing Attorney.

Physical Actions

Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing, lifting , bending and stooping.

Physical Environment

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled environment.

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience Requirements

Eighteen months as a Trial Secretary II with FIG, or three years of civil litigation experience. Experience with Prolaw preferred.

Special Skill Requirement

Word processing on personal computer.

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

Farmers Insurance

Why Work Here?

Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers.

At Farmers Insurance, our employees set the tone, drive our strategy, dream of the future, and create world class customer experiences. Our employees also help make Farmers one of the largest insurers of vehicles, homes and small businesses in the United States. We’re continually looking for new people to join our team. Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

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Oakland, CA
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