AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. a fast growing commercial insurance company has an immediate need for an in-house legal assistant in Irvine/ West Hills/San Fernando Valley
The ideal applicant would have 3+ years of legal assistant experience or equivalent qualifications. The legal assistant must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to type 40-45 wpm and must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
Preparation of pleadings including, but not limited to, motions, subpoenas, notices, hearings, and requests for production.
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, J.A.’s, opposing counsel, etc.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Three years minimum experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to write simple correspondence and work in a paperless environment.
Ability to create and maintain a heavy litigation calendar.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the firm.
Ability to interact efficiently and effectively with claims examiners, claims supervisors, applicant's attorneys, and court reporters.
Organized, self- motivated, with ability to work independently with a great attitude.
Experience handling files, including preparing letters.
Proficient wiht EAMS and e-filing procedures
Familiarity with California workers' copensation procedures relating to discovery, pretrial and appeals.
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.