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Company: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

ParalegalUS-PA-PhiladelphiaJob ID: 1Type: Regular Full Time# of Openings: 1Category: Legal, Compliance, and Risk ManagementPhiladelphia, PAOverview 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!ResponsibilitiesWE NEED YOU!The State Farm Law Department is responsible for delivering legal services in an objective, unbiased manner and in accord with the attorneys' ethical and professional standards. The Corporate Law Division provides legal services to State Farm and its subsidiaries. The Claim Litigation Counsel Division handles a wide range of litigation activity on behalf of State Farm insureds and/or the State Farm Insurance Companies. All Law Department employees work to provide outstanding legal services that are in the best interest of State Farm and its policyholder group. 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. Amy F. Loperfido & Associates, in-house insurance defense law office for State Farm Insurance Companies is based in Philadelphia, PA, but we also cover surrounding counties. What you can expect:

  • Uses basic knowledge of discovery and litigation process in state of operation to assist attorneys with file handling
  • Uses basic knowledge of civil procedure to draft routine pleadings, discovery, motions, subpoenas and other documents as assigned by attorneys
  • Uses basic understanding of medical terminology, records, typical injuries and treatment to assist attorneys with medical records collection and review of medical records in assigned files
  • Reviews medical records and prepares summaries requiring basic understanding of typical injuries
  • Uses basic legal writing and research skills and knowledge of proper format and citations
  • Works under moderate supervision and with clearly defined tasks and priorities
  • Uses basic understanding of computer systems, Internet information resources and software applications to assist with investigation and movement of assigned files to conclusion
  • Uses interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, with team members, clients, claims, other firms, courts and vendors to assist with management of files
  • Develops skills in use of trial presentation technology to assist attorneys in trial preparation and presentation
  • Participates in in-house training to continue development and expand legal knowledge
  • Engages and responds to Excellence in Operations Management (EOM) dialogues and activitiesQualifications We are looking for candidates who:
    • Have experience in medical record review is required
    • Have 3+ years of personal injury experience is preferred
    • Are good with technology
    • Have experience in motion preparation
    • Have experience in discovery completion
    • Have strong communication skills
    • Have strong organizational skills Preferred Qualifications :
      • Insurance defense background
      • Additional Information:
      • Litigation or paralegal experience, paralegal degree or certificate and/or medical training is required
      • Maintains paralegal competency by participation in continuing education programs
      • Must successfully complete orientation and training program as designated by the Managing Attorney or the Law Department
      • Travels via commercial transportation or driving to job related activities
      • May work irregular hours because of workload and nature of the work
      • Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for US work authorization for this opportunity. PM22


Keywords: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Philadelphia , Paralegal, Legal , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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