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Job ID :
85341
Location :
Irving, TX US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Legal
Description :

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.


Job Description

Key Responsibilities

* Conduct, summarize, and analyze complex research, including gathering facts, researching and analyzing applicable laws, regulations, and case laws, etc., as necessary

* In a highly efficient and effective manner, conducts legal research/transactions and possesses high degree of competency in online legal research tools/transactional logistics; looked to as subject matter expert regarding legal research

* Independently determine if additional research is needed

* Proactively identify and summarize relevant issues; continually monitor issues and update attorney with recommendations, as appropriate

* Review new and proposed legislation and determine applicability

* Gather matter related documents for the attorney to analyze

* Manage intake of new matters; enter new matter data and upload new documents

* Consult with outside counsel, as needed

* Oversee project management, coordination, and collaboration with L&R, business clients and board members, as needed

* Manage data (execute, file, track, and retain) documents in matter management system

* Draft agreements, contracts, etc. with internal and external parties contingent upon attorney’s review

* Coordinate with various functions within the company to respond to regulatory inquiries, licensing requests, law department referrals, and business transactions

* Maintain familiarity with client’s business and business practices, including knowledge of key client contacts

* Consult and interview relevant parties for matters or cases (e.g. witnesses, agents, employees, etc.)

Job Qualifications

  • Four year degree AND Paralegal Certificate
  • Possesses 1 year of related work experience

     

  • Key skills for this position include:

 

  • Quick learner, self-starter, and works well in a team environment
  • Understanding of litigation lifecycle
  • Understanding of discovery tasks such drafting litigation holds, devising search terms, and establishing document review protocols
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and organize own time
  • Ability to handle multiple simultaneous projects with consistently high quality results
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Relativity a plus
  • Ability to identify and recommend opportunities for process improvements
  • Tact and judgment with regard to sensitive information

     


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 that’s 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, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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