Senior Legal Administrative Assistant - Pittsburgh, PA (Hybrid)
The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.
Youll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.
Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers coming next to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.Job Summary:
This position provides administrative support for the Staff Counsel attorneys in an office under limited supervision.Enters and manages data, including pleadings, motions and all trial, arbitration and mediation letters; calendars and files related events in case management systems.Confirms related events/activities,closes, maintains and archives files.Monitors and routes internal/external client inquiries. This position will require attendance in the Pittsburgh office one day per week on a regular basis, and up to five days per week in the office on occasion.Key Responsibilities:
- Handle calls in a timely manner and ability to initiate oral and written responses to routine inquiries
- Coordinate the scheduling of depositions and other legal events which requires calling opposing counsel, clients, court reporters, and others, to coordinate schedules.
- Handles some ambiguous situations and confidential information
- Ability to train others across team boundaries on various work group functions
- Ability to complete minor investigations and solve problems related to specific tasks
- Handle multiple demands on an on-going basis including familiar situations, sensitive information and some high level contact
- Monitors and maintains compliance with Team Connect (Litigation Management System)
High School Diploma or equivalent experience
2-5+ years of experience in a litigation setting or prior insurance defense experience preferred
Intermediate to advanced communication skills including the ability to maintain a courteous and professional demeanor with clients, customers and with fellow employees
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of software applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, Internet, and other web-based applications
Ability to complete professional, error free documents utilizing good grammar, spelling and format skills, including accurate preparation of legal pleadings, agreement letters, memoranda, reports, outlines, schedules and client communications
Ability to prioritize work and organize own time
Knowledge of work group functions and processes beyond team boundaries
The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
Compensation offered for this role is$36,000 - $55,100and is based on experience and qualifications.
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.
As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.For a full description of Allstates benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/
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