Job Opening- Paralegal

24-Nov-2014

Your Name
Holli Yandle

Email Address
hyandle@safewayins.com

Location
Lafayette, LA

Type of Posting
Employment Opportunity

Please describe the job opportunity or position you are seeking
Safeway Insurance Company of Louisiana Staff Counsel is seeking a paralegal with 3-5+ years of experience in a civil law practice to join its Lafayette, Louisiana office. Automobile insurance defense experience and litigation experience are strongly preferred. Designation as a Notary Public also preferred. This position works under the direction of one of the litigation attorneys already on staff. The successful applicant will support the supervising litigation attorney from the filing of the initial pleading in a case all the way through trial and appeal. Tasks to be completed by the paralegal include but are not limited to drafting answers for review by the supervising attorney, preparing discovery, drafting answers to discovery for review by the supervising attorney, summarizing depositions and discovery responses, legal research, drafting other pleadings for review by the supervising attorney as needed and directed, maintaining supervising attorney’s calendar, assist in trial preparation, assist at trial, assist in the preparation of appellate briefs, and other tasks inherent to an automobile insurance defense practice. As a direct employee of Safeway Insurance Company, the successful candidate will qualify for an attractive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid vacation and personal time; and 401(k) and profit-sharing plans. Interested and qualified candidates should forward a confidential resume to nromero@safewayins.com or hyandle@safewayins.com


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