Paralegal I-Litigation

CSAA Insurance Group Mount Laurel, NJ
Job Title

Paralegal I-Litigation

Requisition Number

R2795 Paralegal I-Litigation (Open)

Location

Mt Laurel, New Jersey

Additional Locations

Edison, New Jersey

Job Information

While we've been named a 'best place to work,' our proudest accomplishment comes from serving nearly 17 million AAA members.

Through our dedication to service, growth and our people, CSAA Insurance Group will create AAA members for life by fulfilling our promise to be there when they need us.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides paralegal support services to CSAA IG attorneys defending insureds involved in litigation; providing paralegal support services to CSAA IG attorneys litigating subrogation matters for CSAA IG.

* Legal file review and initial drafting of legal documents, such as discovery responses, trial documents, jury instructions, motions and other pleadings. Responsible for calculating statutory deadlines and completing assignments in compliance with same.

* Legal research via electronic resources (WestLaw) and in law libraries on variety of legal issues involving civil procedure, personal injury, and subrogation.

* Conducts insured client interviews for discovery purposes. Assists attorney with preparation of evidence and works with retained experts for trial, arbitration, and mediation readiness.

* Responsible for administrative matters such as law library updates, and follow-up on subpoenas. Responsible for compliance with mandatory continuing legal education rules.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required:

* Strong PC skills and knowledge of legal software applications and Microsoft Office Suite

* Strong written skills needed to compose legal documents

* Ability to handle and respond to sensitive and confidential information

* Strong analytical, verbal communication and organizational skills

* Understand legal concepts, terminology, principles and legal procedures

* Understand legal and professional ethics

* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a litigation team

Education, Work Experience, Licenses & Certifications

Required:

* Bachelor's degree in related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience

* Certification(s) and/or licensure(s) in functional area

* Paralegal certification per CA Business & Professions Code Section 6450-6456 or as required by statute in other states as applicable

* Complete and stay current with Paralegal Continuing Education requirements.

Preferred:

* 3 – 5 years previous experience as a paralegal

CSAA Insurance Group offers many benefits, including:

* Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance coverage including benefits coverage for domestic partners. Company contributions into a Health Savings Account (HSA).

* 401(k) plus company matching dollar for dollar up to 6% and a cash balance retirement program.

* Company paid employee assistance plan and health support programs.

* Award-winning wellness programs including free onsite fitness classes.

* Paid bonding leave for birthing and non-birthing parent and paid adoption leave.

* Two weeks paid military leave.

* Paid time off, plus ten paid holidays and 24 hours of paid time off to volunteer.

* Tuition reimbursement, self-service training, career development and mentorship opportunities.

Be part of a community that works

At CSAA Insurance Group, we take pride in our values-based culture. Helping our employees lead enriched lives and satisfying careers is how we work. Our employees appreciate the integrity and inclusion that is evident throughout our everyday interactions. We respect the diverse range of perspectives, backgrounds and cultures of our teams, and join together when it comes to helping our members, community or one another.

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, our community also works in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Jersey and Oklahoma. Learn more about us at CSAA-Insurance.aaa.com/careers

Let's work together

Please submit your application to be considered. We communicate via email, so please check your inbox to ensure you don't miss important updates from us. Questions? Please email us at TalentAcquisition@csaa.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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