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Assists Claim Litigation Office with delivering legal services.
Performs routine but varied duties requiring a variety of office skills, interpersonal skills, and procedural knowledge in direct support of members of the office providing legal services.
Provides administrative assistance to attorneys, legal secretaries, legal assistants and leadership by assisting in the completion of delegated tasks through collaboration with internal and external customers and vendors.
May perform one or more of the following:
Answers and professionally responds to phone calls from clients, adverse counsel, claims, and vendors.
Accurately maintains case management database.
Types and transcribes documents accurately and timely, using good technical and grammatical skills.
Answers and handles calls promptly and accurately forwards calls or records messages.
Scans incoming mail timely and accurately into appropriate locations.
Processes incoming and outgoing mail timely and accurately.
Knowledge and familiarity of the legal process, as well as legal and medical terminology.
May work irregular hours because of workload and nature of the work.
Position requires bending and stooping, reaching and lifting objects typically weighing no more than 25 lbs.
Competencies: Communication, Decision Making & Judgment, Quality, Teamwork, Work Ethic
State Farm's Law Department is seeking to fill an Administrative Support position for its Westminster Claim Litigation Counsel office (Stuart S. Jorgensen & Associates). The ideal candidate should have one to three years of administrative experience in a professional office environment, to include: receptionist and phone operator duties using a multi-line system; scanning mail; scheduling and setting up meeting rooms; processing drafts and other payments; updating case files using case management software; and medical record organization. The preferred candidate will be bilingual, type 50+ wpm, possess legal environment/terminology experience, and maintain excellent organization,
problem-solving, time-management and follow-through skills in a fast-paced team environment. Accuracy, detail-orientation, timeliness and strong technical and grammatical skills are a must. State Farm offers a competitive salary, a favorable working environment, opportunities for advancement and extensive benefits. All attorneys and staff are employees of the Law Department of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, an equal opportunity employer.
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