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Corporate Paralegal

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We are Farmers!

Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

 

Job Summary

 

Assists counsel in the maintenance of the Corporate Legal case management system. Depending on assigned division, assists counsel in conducting legal research; answering discovery; locating company witnesses; assisting with preparation for Board of Directors and/or Board of Governors meetings; assists in the maintenance of corporate minutes and documents; and performs all types of legal work assigned as permitted by state statutes and the rules of the State Bar.

 

We are hiring two paralegals to serve the following functions:

  • A Service of Process Paralegal, whose primary function is todiscern and distribute large volumes of legal documents to the appropriate line of business that are received on a daily basis, in addition to handling internal and external inquiries related to the service of process function.
  • A Distribution Legal Paralegal, whose primary function is to assist in responding to subpoenas, garnishments, bankruptcies, levies, and child support orders and handling associated internal inquiries regarding the same.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

  • Assists counsel with the maintenance of a computerized legal matter management system.
  • Maintains a calendar of basic legal matter reports due from Corporate Counsel. Locates, organizes, indexes, maintains, and retrieves company documents based on the focus of the assigned division.
  • Assists counsel in responding to internal or external requests for documents or other information that may include but is not limited to litigation discovery, board of directors/governors information or information pertaining to agents, district managers, employees or policies.
  • May interview company witnesses.
  • Generates various reports from the corporate legal matter management system or other corporate legal files
  • Performs other functions as assigned.

 

Physical Actions

 

Required job duties are essentially sedentary; however, the incumbent must be able to speak, hear normal conversation and read normal newsprint; have ability to lift and/or carry fifty pounds; climb normal stairs and step stools and reach to a height requiring complete extension of the torso, arms and legs. Physical EnvironmentRequired job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment with some exposure to uncontrolled outside environmental conditions and travel via automobile and/or commercial transportation.

 

Education Requirements

 

High school diploma or equivalent required.


2 year Associates Degree OR 3 years experience working as a Paralegal AND Paralegal certificate or a degree inparalegal studies or the completion of at least one year of law school required.


Bachelor's degree preferred. Paralegal certificate from American Bar Association (ABA) approved program preferred.

 

Experience Requirements

 

Two years as a paralegal in compliance with rules of the State Bar and/or state statutes and experience in related areas of responsibility.

 

Special Skill Requirement

 

Basic computer skills.

 

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

Primary Location: US - CA - Woodland Hills

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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles