AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. a fast growing commercial insurance company has an immediate need for an in-house legal assistant at our Moorestown, NJ location.
The ideal applicant would have 3+ years of legal assistant experience. An Associate or Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal Certificate is a plus. The legal assistant must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to type 60-70 wpm and must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.). This is a deadline-driven work environment, so the ability to manage workload and priorities is essential.
Preparation of pleadings including, but not limited to, motions, subpoenas, notices, hearings, and requests for production, Answers and trial document. Preparation of rough draft discovery, discovery reports and coordination with clients.
Coordination/scheduling of meetings, hearings, appointments, and depositions.
Other required duties include providing information to claims professionals and insureds, composing and typing routine correspondence, reading and routing of incoming mail, taking calls from attorneys, claims professionals, opposing counsel, and courts.
High school diploma
A.A. preferred, B.A./B.S., and/or Paralegal Certificate a plus
Minimum three years’ experience. Additional relevant experience may substitute for academic degrees
Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions from multiple attorneys and prioritize
Organized, self- motivated, with ability to work independently and with other staff with a great attitude. Experience handling files in civil litigation
Experience with Time Matters a plus
What We Offer:
AmTrust Financial Services offers a great work environment, competitive compensation package and excellent carrier advancement opportunities. Our benefits include: Medical and Dental Plans, Life Insurance, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, and Paid Time Off.