• Insurance Defense Paralegal (Long Beach)

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    35457
  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for a Paralegal 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 legal support to insurance staff counsel that handles personal injury automobile defense litigation
    • Summarizes information relevant to evaluating injury cases and prepared discovery requests and responses
    • Drafts form pleadings, motions, affidavits and court documents
    • Coordinates and maintains cases calendars and deadlines
    • Maintains case file organization, quality and readiness for hearings, mediations/arbitrations, settlement conferences and trials
    • Interacts with clients and claims offices to ensure case and client needs are communicated
    • Assists in development and preparation of form templates for first and third party defense litigation
    • Provides administrative support determined by Managing Attorney

    Qualifications

    • 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 effectively under pressure and within a collaborative team oriented environment using sound judgment in decision-making
    • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word) and calendaring software programs(TimeMatters) preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of court rules, general civil procedure requirements

     

    Experience / Education:

    • High school diploma required; Bachelor's degree or equivalent education required.
    • 3+ years of experience as a paralegal in an insurance defense environment
    • Paralegal Certificate or Degree in Paralegal Studies 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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