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State Farm

Paralegal

Legal

Paralegal

No

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States


Overview

We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!

As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.

We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits , locations and the process of joining the State Farm team!

Responsibilities

Mimi Smith & Associates, in-house counsel for State Farm Insurance Companies is seeking a paralegal to join our Florida PIP operation. Candidates must have knowledge of litigation procedures and local court rules. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, strong software/technological skills, and experience working in a paperless fast-paced environment where all work is time sensitive are required for this role. Qualified candidates must be reliable, dedicated, and team-oriented with a professional appearance and demeanor. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to supporting PIP attorneys with discovery related tasks, motion practice, and drafting status reports to Claims. The position is classified as a hybrid role, meaning that the work arrangement calls for hours in the office and virtually. Everyone in a hybrid role is required to spend some time in the office. Work arrangements could change over time based on business needs. The candidate selected for this position will be housed in either our Orlando location or our Fort Lauderdale location.

Located in Orlando or Fort Lauderdale, we enjoy an active, busy civil trial practice. We provide a congenial, team-oriented professional work environment with skilled support staff, competitive salary, and exceptional benefits.

Orlando Location: 390 N. Orange Avenue, Suite 1700, Orlando FL

Fort Lauderdale Location: 110 S. E. 6th Street, 110 Tower, Suite 2100, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Qualifications

  • Prior litigation or paralegal experience, paralegal degree/certificate/certification, medical training, or relevant coursework or legal studies degree is required
  • 2-5 years of civil litigation experience preferably in PIP defense or insurance defense
  • Familiarity with Court Rules and Procedures
  • Background in preparing and responding to discovery
  • Strong computer skills and experience working in an electronic/digital environment in particular Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity







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