Legal Assistant - Insurance Defense

Progressive Maitland , FL 32751

Posted 2 months ago

Our legal assistants handle complex tasks that are critical to the success of our law offices. As a part of our team, you'll rely on your prior experience to provide administrative support to our attorneys through preparation of legal documents and correspondences, such as motions and pleadings. Experience using an electronic case management system - while not required - will help while managing attorney calendars, scheduling and coordinating examination(s) for defense experts, and communicating with clients regarding relevant aspects of the case. Among other things, you'll spend time maintaining files, answering phone calls, along with other assigned administrative duties.

Must-have qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • One year prior legal work experience in a business or legal environment supporting a professional team

Preferred skills

  • Insurance defense or personal injury experience

  • Time management and organizational skills required to provide support to a large group of professionals

  • Typing skills with special attention to grammar and accuracy

  • Ability to work independently while maintaining highly confidential information

  • Effective listening, verbal and written communication skills

Compensation

  • $22 - $25/hour

  • Gainshare bonus up to 16% of your eligible earnings based on company performance

Benefits

  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 6%

  • Medical, dental & vision, including free preventative care

  • Wellness & mental health programs

  • Health care flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, & life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Paid & unpaid sick leave where applicable, as well as short & long-term disability

  • Parental & family leave; military leave & pay

  • Diverse, inclusive & welcoming culture with Employee Resource Groups

  • Career development & tuition assistance

Equal Opportunity Employer

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