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Legal Secretary II (PIP) - HYBRID Eligible

GEICO
vision insurance, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Florida, Fort Lauderdale
July 14, 2023

GEICO has an exciting opportunity for aLegal Secretary II (PIP)to perform entry levellegal secretarial and administrative duties for ourPIPStaff Counsel OfficeinFort Lauderdale, FL.You will maintain working knowledge of legal concepts, practices, and Staff Counsel procedures applicable by jurisdiction.

In this role, you will participate in the preparation of pleadings, routine motions, notices, jury demands, routine discovery, and correspondence of a non-dictated nature, within the case management system, for attorney review and signature. You will also manage and monitor the status of court filings and suits via mail, in-person, or e-filing. Additionally, you will be responsible for maintaining attorney calendars.

You may answer, screen, and log voicemail messages and incoming/outgoing calls to GEICO personnel, clients, claimants, opposing counsel and /or courts for the Attorneys, greet visitors, and respond to general inquiries regarding office procedure and appointments, and maintain office files and supplies.

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidates have some experience in insurancePIPdefense in a staff counsel department or firm preferred

  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and inwriting while delivering a high level of customer service to both internal and external partners

  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize caseload

  • Must type at least 40 WPM

  • Exceptional computer skills and proficiency using MS Word

  • Exceptional communication, organizational and time management skills

  • Insurance defense and personal injury experience strongly preferred

  • Based on jurisdiction, may need to obtain and maintain a notary license

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent; college degree or currently pursuing preferred

Location:This position is Remote Hybrid Eligible. While this position requires at least 1 day per week in the local office, remote workdays are available based upon performance.

Benefits:

The safety of our associates is GEICO's highest priority. If you are required to come into the office for licensing, training, or orientation, please note that we have implemented a variety of safety precautions within our offices. Additional safety precautions include no-contact temperature screening stations, added signage for associates on common-area occupancy limits, socially distanced workstations, and increased cleaning procedures for all areas.

As an Associate, you'll enjoy our* to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:

*Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**

*Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave

*401(k) Plan

*Tuition Reimbursement

*Paid Training and Licensures

*Benefits may be different by location.Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

**Coverage begins on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.

The equal employment opportunity policy of the GEICO Companies provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law.GEICO hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

GEICO reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and associates. GEICO also provides a work environment in which each associate is able to be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all associates and applicants.

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