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Paralegal - Los Angeles, California (Remote) at Allstate

Paralegal - Los Angeles, California (Remote)

Allstate Los Angeles, CA (Remote) Full-Time
The world isn't standing still, and neither is Allstate. We're moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers' evolving needs. That's why now is an exciting time to join our team. You'll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You'll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards - a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life's uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we've thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever's coming next - to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We've been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.

We are the Good Hands. We don't follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary:

Provides paralegal support for Litigation Services attorneys. Prepares pleadings and motions. Under general attorney supervision, facilitates the discovery process, including: obtaining records, reviewing documents, interviewing clients, preparing trial materials, and summarizing and analyzing research. Identifies, summarizes, and monitors relevant issues.

Key Responsibilities:

* Review new file assignments, draft initial pleadings (e.g. answer, motion, etc.), and draft discovery
* Prepare brief to assist client in presenting case in small claims court
* Draft responses to discovery demands
* Assist clients in answering questions regarding discovery
* Review and serve responses to discovery demands
* Assist attorney in preparing materials for trial, arbitration or mediation
* Assist with the identification and summarizing of relevant issues; continually monitor issues and update attorney, as appropriate
* Review new and proposed legislation and determine applicability


* Education: Bachelor's degree AND one-year Paralegal experience OR Paralegal certificate AND two years Paralegal experience, ABA approved Paralegal Certificate preferred
* Insurance-industry experience preferred
* Knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes
* Analytical skills and strong attention to detail
* Ability to identify, prioritize and solve problems effectively regarding basic matters
* Ability to work in diverse, multi-office, and long-distance environment
* Basic budget management skills and ability to reconcile expense reports
* Basic project management skills and experience interacting with law firm/vendors
* Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
* Basic researching, proofreading, and formatting skills
* Strong intermediate MS office suite experience
* Ability to collaborate and interact with all levels of personnel and build strong relationships with business colleagues
* High degree of ethics and integrity
* Strong interpersonal skills, advanced written and oral communication and effective customer service skills
* Ability to identify inconsistencies in routine work and initiate corrective action within own workflow
* Able to deliver results with a sense of urgency
* Adapts well to change; able to multi-task and make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
* Is a proactive self-starter who is able to manage his/her time effectively and work independently
* Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
* Ability to work within a remote work office scenario and occasionally work in the Glendale office as necessary


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

Compensation offered for this role is $42,500.00 to $83,000.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

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. For a full description of Allstate's benefits, visit

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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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