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Combined Insurance Company of America
Legal Secretary (332632)
The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies is currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join its House Counsel team in Houston, Texas.
Competencies/Tech Skills: Qualified candidates must possess 3-5 years prior legal secretarial experience, excellent customer service, communication, writing and interpersonal skills and must demonstrate proficiency in software used by the firm including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Adobe Pro. Strong typing skills and the ability to prepare documents accurately and quickly is required. The successful candidate must have excellent time management and prioritization skills. Knowledge of litigation procedures and local, state and federal court filing rules are a must.
Position Description: The Legal Secretary will work independently with little direction from the attorneys and paralegals and will complete all assignments in a timely and efficient manner. The Legal Secretary will prepare pleadings and discovery documents for court filings, subpoenas, notices of deposition, notices of hearing and other pleadings in preparation for trial or early resolution of case. The Legal Secretary will prepare routine letters and documents, process and review incoming mail, faxes and e-mail, and will be responsible for scanning and saving necessary documents into the electronic files. The Legal Secretary will be editing and finalizing pleadings, motions and other correspondence as necessary. The Legal Secretary will also be responsible for assisting with the management of the firm’s calendar and deposition and mediation scheduling. The Legal Secretary will be responsible for ensuring that all court related appearances, motion dates, meetings, site inspections and any other calendar related activities are accurately scheduled, confirmed and recorded in the appropriate case matter in Prolaw. The Legal Secretary will be assisting with opening and closing matters in the Prolaw system. The Legal Secretary will also provide back-up secretary support to attorneys and secretaries during times of employee absence. Prolaw experience a plus but not required.
Chubb strives to offer a diverse and inclusive and rewarding work
environment. Teamwork and mutual respect are central to how Chubb operates and
we believe the best solutions draw upon diverse perspectives, experiences and
skills. We operate in such a way where everyone, regardless of their singular
background has the opportunity to contribute to our collective success