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Legal Secretary

Company: State Farm
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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: Linda M. Villarreal & Associates, staff counsel for State Farm Mutual Automobile Company, is seeking a Legal Secretary to join their growing team in Houston, Texas. Candidates must have 3-5 years of recent civil defense litigation secretarial experience, preferably in an Insurance Defense environment. Competitive candidates must be detail-oriented, adaptable, and have the ability to multi-task in a fast pace electronic environment. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to calendaring/scheduling for multiple attorneys, electronic filing with the courts, pulling docket control orders, and routine correspondence. Required work hours are 8:00 AM 4:30 PM or 8:30 AM 5:00 PM, Monday Friday. 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 are required to spend some time in the office. Work arrangements could change over time based on business needs.Based in downtown Houston, Texas, we enjoy an active and busy civil trial practice with no billable hour requirements. We provide a congenial, team oriented, and professional work environment with skilled support staff. Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of recent civil defense litigation secretarial experience, preferably in the area of insurance defense
  • Familiarity with rules and procedures of District Clerks and knowledge of service and filing requirements is necessary
  • Experience with E-filing with Texas Court System
  • Proficiency in software technology, tools, and case management system
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Bilingual skills are preferred but not required
  • Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity.

Keywords: State Farm, Houston , Legal Secretary, Legal , Houston, Texas

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