• Litigation Secretary

    Location US-FL-Ft. Lauderdale
    Job ID
    35319
  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for a Litigation Secretary to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential.

     

    If you’re looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits — including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement — then you may have just found your new home. 

     

    Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work.

    Responsibilities

    Provides primary legal/litigation secretarial support to insurance staff counsel office handling personal injury automobile defense litigation including no-fault defense matters.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Performs all typing, transcription and preparation of written correspondence, pleadings and discovery as needed.
    • Assists in oversight of calendaring and billing processes related to office operations.
    • Receives and responds to client and claims office phone calls regarding pending cases.
    • Assists in scheduling court and other appearances for attorneys; coordinate court filings and scheduling court appearances.
    • Provides other office support as needed and determined by the Managing Attorney.


       

    Qualifications

    • Demonstrated knowledge of state-specific court rules, civil procedure requirements and applicable statutes.
    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment and perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently.
    • Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team oriented environment using sound judgment in decision-making.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with both internal and external customers.
    • Must have excellent communication skills both oral and written.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
    • Excellent typing (80+ wpm) and transcription skills.
    • Knowledge of TimeMatters case management software and local docketing / calendaring systems preferred.

    Experience / Education:

    • High diploma required; Bachelor's degree or equivalent education preferred.
    • Five or more years of direct experience as a legal / litigation secretary in an insurance defense environment preferred.

     

     

    Benefits:

    At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it’s something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

    Health & wellness

    • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • Life insurance (company-paid and supplemental)
    • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
    • Wellness coaching and incentives
    • Group critical illness coverage
    • Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans
    • Group legal

    Savings

    • 401(k) plan with annual matching contribution
    • Referral bonuses
    • Performance-rewarding bonus system
    • Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)
    • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
    • Commuter benefits

    Family & Community

    • Adoption assistance
    • Maternity leave
    • Buckle Up Baby program
    • Pet insurance discount
    • Charitable gift matching
    • Give Time, Get Time volunteer program
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Time off

    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability (employee-paid option)
    • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, personal choice days)

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