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Position Title: Paralegal (Litigation), Cetera Financial Group
What we need:
Cetera Financial Group is currently seeking a Paralegal for our companys office located in Los Angeles, CA. This is a unique opportunity to join a legal team of highly experienced lawyers who have corporate, litigation, broker-dealer and investment advisory practices. This position will support attorneys advising the retail investment advisory, asset management and retirement businesses. This position offers an excellent opportunity for long-term professional growth and a competitive compensation package.
What you will do:
The Litigation Paralegal performs legal work under the direction of an attorney and paralegal supervisor.
Supports litigation attorneys and paralegal supervisor in all facets of litigation
Organize and maintain litigation files
Work with insurance carriers on billing and claim notices
Work with various departments to obtain necessary information to notice claims
Work with finance department on billing and maintaining legal reserves
Review and process vendor bills including using electronic billing system
Organize documents and coordinate document productions
Conduct various document searches and factual research
Draft various legal memos including litigation hold memos
Prepare matter materials for case hearings
Act as liaison among various internal departments and outside counsel.
Provide administrative support to litigation attorneys including calendar and travel management
Responding to requests for information
Other duties as assigned
What you need to have:
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel (spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, etc.) and Adobe Acrobat. Knowledge of Legal Tracker is a plus
Must be extremely organized to manage multiple files, calendars, meetings, travel itineraries and other projects as necessary
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills
Team-oriented mindset and strong work ethic
Sound judgment and problem solving abilities
Ability to analyze complex information requests
Bachelors degree preferred
Really catch our eye with:
Paralegal Certification is a plus
Prior insurance experience is a plus
Recommended 2 years of experience in a law firm or in-house legal department
What we give you in return:
Our competitive Health program offers a comprehensive benefits package that supports healthy lifestyles, preventative care and helps to protect against hardship. Our retirement plan offers our employees the opportunity to plan ahead for a strong financial future well beyond their working years.
About Cetera Financial Group
® ("Cetera") is a leading network of independent retail broker-dealers empowering the delivery of objective financial advice to individuals, families and company retirement plans across the country through trusted financial advisors and financial institutions. Cetera is the second-largest independent financial advisor network in the nation by number of advisors, as well as a leading provider of retail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions.
Through its multiple distinct firms, Cetera offers independent and institutions-based advisors the benefits of a large, established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while serving advisors and institutions in a way that is customized to their needs and aspirations. Advisor support resources offered through Cetera include award-winning wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensive broker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, practice management support and innovative technology.
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Cetera Financial Group is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. For us, this is the only acceptable way to do business. Accordingly, all employment decisions at the Cetera Financial Group, including those relating to hiring, promotion, transfers, benefits, compensation, and placement, will be made without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic characteristics, religion, religious dress and/or grooming, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, U.S. military status, political affiliation, or any other class protected by state and/or federal law.
Please Note: Cetera does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. Any unsolicited resumes received from Agencies will be considered property of Cetera unless specifically requested by Human Resources. Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.
Primary Location: US-CA-El Segundo Work Locations: Job: Legal Organization: Cetera Financial Group Schedule: Full-time Job Posting: Jan 17, 2020, 6:50:11 PM