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Legal Staff Paralegal in Detroit, MI

The Auto Club Group. | Detroit, MI, United States

Industry: Legal | Type: Full-Time

Posted Date: Mar 09, 2023

Experience: 1 Years

Qualifications: Qualifications:
Associates degree as a paralegal and 1 year of experience in a position performing paralegal functions
Completion of an ABA approved Paralegal training program and 1 year of experience in a position performing paralegal functions
3 years of experience in a position performing paralegal functions
Ability to obtain and maintain ABA approved Paralegal certification, or equivalent within timeline designated by management
Bachelor s degree in Pre-Law or a related field preferred
Experience: Operating as a Paralegal or in a position performing paralegal functions. Researching and analyzing legal matters, case law and regulations. Preparing written legal documents, memoranda, pleadings and correspondence. Operating Microsoft suites and legal case management systems. Knowledge of: Principles, methods and resources involved in conducting legal research. Civil litigation procedure. Federal and state judicial systems. Regulatory matters, including filing reports with regulatory agencies principles preferred. Company procedures and departmental functions preferred.
One or more preferred: Insurance, contract and corporate law. Real property transactions. Trademark law. Insurance products and services. Banking and financial institutions law. Ability to: Evaluate situations, facts and issues and draw accurate conclusions. Organize, plan and prioritize work. Research legal files and compile data. Competently operate a windows based PC and relevant software. Communicate effectively with others in a work environment and with the public. Research, analyze and prepare written documents, correspondence, memoranda and pleadings.


Job Description:
Paralegal I
Duties: Conduct legal research, investigate issues and drafts/prepare legal documents to support attorneys and contract administrators. Support all aspects of document discovery, including e-discovery, document management, the litigation hold process, and document production. Assist counsel with the coordination of responses to subpoenas, demand letters, legal correspondence, and discovery demands, etc. Manage daily activities of litigation support vendors and outside counsel. Calendar dates and monitors litigation activity and deadlines. Coordinate the scheduling of witness interviews, deposition preparation, and depositions. Maintain comprehensive litigation and pre-litigation case files and trackers, and prepares monthly/quarterly status reports. Support and provide direction in the internal investigation of compliance issues. Manage various compliance filings with regulatory agencies. Identify risk, utilize analytics and best practices to minimize exposure to the company. Collaborate with OGC support staff to design and deliver workflow in a shared services environment with a seamless customer support experience. Provide backup coverage for OGC support staff on an as needed basis. Support Legal Tracker, service of process and CT Assurance administration on an as needed basis. Design and implement practical processes for the OGC Team to identify, evaluate and implement process efficiency improvements. Input and review data in spreadsheets, databases, or other departmental systems in order to update content and generate various reports. Generate and manage legal templates, prepares correspondence, assists in the creation of presentations. Interact directly with business line customers to address support needs. Handle special assignments when assigned. Entry level position in which incumbent is developing research and analytical skills, as well as an understanding of case management techniques. Obtain and develop knowledge of department s focus and corporate disciplines. Use prescribed methods to identity and resolve straightforward issues. Escalate more complex items to senior staff.


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