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Law Clerk more...
Location:Northbrook, IL
Company:Allstate
First posted:June 08, 2017 (last updated 1 day 7 hours ago)
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Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field cant be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. Youll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers lives. Well help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, youll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And youll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

 

The Team

The Law Clerk job family supports the efficient operation of the Law & Regulation (L&R) department by applying knowledge of legal concepts and processes.   Under the direction of the organization’s attorneys and paralegals, the Law Clerk conducts research,  assists with project intake ,  and manages data and files in the case management system.

 

The Position

 

The Law Clerk is part of the Intake Unit which receives a high volume of “SOPs” daily.  SOP refers to service of process and includes summons and complaints, subpoenas, garnishments, bankruptcies, etc.  The role of the law clerk is to identify the issue in each SOP and route it to the appropriate contact in a timely fashion. The law clerk also develops and implements department practices and procedures; gathers information for analysis; analyzes data and information; collects, disseminates, and tracks documents and information;ensures accurate and timely information; drafts certain documents and communications. 

 

  • Assist with intake of new matters ; enter new matter data and upload new documents
  • Review and analyze SOPs received. 
  • Summarize basic research, including fact gathering
  • Distribute documents for review as required
  • Gather documents and information for attorney/paralegal analysis
  • Assist with project management, and coordination, and collaboration with business clients within Law & Reg
  • Draft documents and communications with oversight
  • Validate current processes and identify need for process change

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field in related field required
  • One year of experience or entry level (This is a Non-Attorney position)
  • Advanced  computer skills, including MS Office suite, Adobe Professional,  and other web-based applications (including but not limited to Lexis and other legal research tools)
  • Ability to work in diverse environments
  • Basic budget management skills and able to reconcile expense reports
  • Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Basic writing, researching, proofreading, and formatting skills

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.  (This will be editable by user)

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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It is the policy of Allstate to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, disability, and citizenship status as a veteran with a disability or veteran of the Vietnam Era.

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