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Title : Paralegal

Location : Texas - Houston
Refer to Job # GGBP862347

Salary information: The salary for the Paralegal position at is 30882. # Paralegal at **Job Title:** Paralegal **Location:** Houston, Texas **Department:** Legal, Compliance, and Risk Management **Employment Type:** Regular Full Time **Salary:** 30882 ## Overview At, we are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team! We are a Fortune 50 company that hires the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture. We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more! ## Responsibilities As a Paralegal at, you will be expected to: * Use knowledge gained through extensive experience, paralegal degree and/or bachelor degree to assist attorneys with file handling. * Use education, experience, and thorough understanding of litigation process to assist attorneys in discovery, pre-trial matters and/or trial preparation to proactively move assigned files to conclusion. * Use understanding and experience with medical records and terminology to proactively identify new areas of discovery. * Use automation skills proactively to increase productivity and efficiency in management of cases to assist attorneys in trial preparation and/or presentation. * Use legal research and writing skills to draft complex motions and pleadings. * Assist in trial preparation. * Maintain paralegal competency by participation in continuing education program. * Successfully complete orientation and training program as designated by the Managing Attorney or the Law Department. * Travel via commercial transportation or driving to job related activities. * Work irregular hours because of workload and nature of the work. ## Qualifications We are looking for candidates who have: * Minimum of 3 years of experience as a paralegal in an insurance defense firm. * Strong organizational skills in a fast paced work environment. * Working knowledge/experience utilizing the Texas Rules of Civil Procedures. * Working experience in answering discovery and drafting medical summaries/chronologies. * Strong software/technical skills including experience working in a case management system. * Experience working in an electronic/digital environment. * Bilingual skills are preferred but not required. ## Salary Information The salary for the Paralegal position at is 30882. Minimum of 3 years of experience as a paralegal in an insurance defense firm.

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