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Legal Secretary

State Farm
Seattle,United States

  • Overview We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team! As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture. We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more! Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits, locations and the process of joining the State Farm team! ResponsibilitiesTodd A. Bowers & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm insurance companies, is seeking a legal secretary with civil defense litigation experience to join our Seattle, WA.  Candidates must be detail-oriented, adaptable, resourceful and have the ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment.  Responsibilities will include but are not limited to supporting 2 attorneys with calendar/scheduling depositions, mediations, hearings, electronic filing with the courts and drafting routine correspondence, motions and pleadings.  Required work hours are 8:00 AM-4:30 PM Monday through Friday. Qualifications1+ years of civil defense litigation secretarial experience preferably in the area of insurance defenseProficiency in software technology, tools, and case management softwareExperience of E-Filing with court systems Experience working in Adobe and Microsoft OfficeAbility to work well in a team environmentFamiliarity with court rules of procedureKnowledge of the Civil Rules for Superior Courts in WashingtonKnowledge of legal and medical terminology, local and state rules regarding pleadings and pre-trial matters, deadlines, and filing requirementsComfortable working in a high volume work environment where it is critical to stay organized and prioritize work as it’s assignedStrong written and verbal communication skillsAbility to communicate effectively with peers and internal/external customersStrong work ethic and initiativeApplicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity.