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Legal Secretary - Litigation (Georgia)

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We are Farmers!

We are… more than just your favorite commercials. We are a passionate, award winning, equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. We are dedicated to supporting the well-being of our people through our extensive suite of benefits, as well as the well-being of the communities we serve through employee volunteer programs and nonprofit partnerships. Helping others in their time of need isn’t just our business – it’s our culture! We are Farmers!

 

Do you thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced environment? Do you enjoy the challenge of a position where no two days are alike? We are looking for positive, high-energy professionals who are not just looking for a job, but a meaningful career!

 

Job Summary

Performs moderate to complex legal and other secretarial duties for assigned attorney(s); keeps staff up to date on new court rules and office procedures.

 

This is a fully virtual position supporting our Georgia litigation team - candidates within Eastern time zone preferred. Comprehensive benefits package including annual bonus, generous 401k, PTO, medical/dental vision, paid parental leave, and much more! Check out our Employer Brand Playbook to read more about our Company Culture!

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintains schedules and calendar for assigned attorney(s).
  • Composes a variety of correspondence, pleadings and various legal forms.
  • Receives and processes incoming mail.
  • Coordinates time and location of multi-party appearances, including depositions, arbitrations, mediations, IMEs, meetings and site inspections.
  • Contacts clients, witnesses, court reporters, interpreters, claims personnel, and others to confirm scheduled appearances as instructed by assigned attorney(s).
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge and keeps up-to-date with court rules and legal deadlines.
  • Answers telephone calls and receives visitors for assigned attorney(s).
  • Implements training schedule for entry level secretaries and administrative staff.
  • Performs other functions as assigned by Legal Office Administrator or Managing Attorney.

Physical Actions

Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing, lifting, bending and stooping.

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience Requirements

18 months as a Trial Secretary 1 with FIG or two years of outside civil litigation experience.

Special Skill Requirement

Word processing on personal computer.

Benefits

  • Farmers offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and location
  • CO Only: The pay range for this job being performed in CO would be $42,960-$57,100
  • Bonus Opportunity (based on Company and Individual Performance)
  • 401(k)
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • For more information, review “What we offer” on https://www.farmers.com/careers/

 

Job Location(s): US - GA - Remote, R_US - RW - Remote Work

Want to learn more about our culture & opportunities? Check out farmers.com/careers and be sure to follow us on Instagram and LinkedIn!

 

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