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Legal Administrative Associate

Date Posted: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Garden City, NY, US, 11530

Company: MetLife

Job Location:  Garden City, Long Island, NY                         

 

Role Value Proposition: 

The primary role of this House Counsel position is to provide quality, ethical and professional representation for our clients.  The Legal Administrative Associate provides necessary support to attorneys with regards to secretarial duties.  This is an opportunity for a qualified candidate to join a stable mature house-counsel office, while enjoying the benefits of a larger Fortune 50 employer.

 

    

Key Responsibilities: 

  • General legal secretarial duties, including typing and processing of pleadings, motions, correspondence, authorizations and other legal documents for assigned attorneys.
  • Ensure all legal documents are in accordance with court rules; file documents electronically.
  • Maintain a diary system for attorneys to ensure timely compliance with court deadlines.
  • Prioritize work, multi-task assignments and demonstrate an understanding of Microsoft Office (ie. Word, Outlook, etc.) and various legal applications.
  • Excellent communication skills; professional workplace, attitude, willingness to work with all office staff in a professional and courteous manner and ability to keep matters confidential.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • Minimum (3) years insurance defense experience
  • Legal secretary certificate or equivalent relevant years of experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2010 (ie. Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Organization, detail-oriented; accuracy
  • High School diploma
  • Commitment to inclusiveness

Preferred:

  • Associate degree
  • Knowledge of ONIT

 

Travel

N/A

 

Business Category

Legal Affairs

 

Number of Openings

1

 

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 

 

 

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City