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Senior Legal Assistant (Part-time 20 hours / week)

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Roseville
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Provides comprehensive administrative support to one or more staff attorneys. Responsible for all support functions related to work load of case/claim files. Must scrupulously observe the confidentiality required to maintain the attorney-client and attorney-work product privilege applicable to the department. Works under general supervision.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Types letters, reports and legal briefs. Conducts data research and composes letters for attorney/manager approval. Responds to or drafts responses to correspondence based upon knowledge and research of subject matter.
    • Establishes, maintains, codes and closes legal files concerning professional liability and contract issues, all of a highly confidential nature.
      • Processes all vendor bills generated during litigation; reconciles all case costs for each legal file and resolves discrepancies.
        • Prepares a variety of special and recurring reports.
          • Maintains attorneys' calendars; makes travel arrangements; screens telephone calls, determines appropriate referral or resolves as appropriate.
            • Reviews, screens, and determines appropriate handling of attorneys' mail.
              • In attorneys' absence, ensures that all indicated legal matters are brought to the attention of appropriate staff members, or may handle personally, depending upon situation.
                • Represents the program in defending small claims actions through court appearances, and all preparation for same. Prepares arbitration work-ups, including research and supporting documentation for petitions to compel arbitration for all staff attorneys.
                  • Reviews and assists other support staff in preparing their arbitration work-ups.
                    • Other duties as assigned.
                      Basic Qualifications:Experience
                      • Minimum five (5) years of secretarial/administrative or comparable experience.Education
                        • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.License, Certification, Registration
                          • N/A
                            Additional Requirements:
                            • Strong customer service skills required to communicate effectively with all levels of management internal/external.
                              • Proficient with Microsoft Office. Skills testing as appropriate.
                                • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
                                  Preferred Qualifications:
                                  • Three (3) years of legal office support experience.
                                    • Associate's degree OR two (2) years' experience in a directly related job.
                                      PrimaryLocation : California,Roseville,Roseville 1680 E. Roseville Parkway
                                      HoursPerWeek : 20
                                      Shift : Day
                                      Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
                                      WorkingHoursStart : 08:30 AM
                                      WorkingHoursEnd : 12:30 PM
                                      Job Schedule : Part-time
                                      Job Type : Standard
                                      Employee Status : Regular
                                      Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-NCAL-09-NUE-Non Union Employee
                                      Job Level : Entry Level
                                      Job Category : Legal
                                      Department : Roseville Hospital - Med Ofc Admin-Medical Legal - 0206
                                      Travel : No
                                      Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Roseville , Senior Legal Assistant (Part-time 20 hours / week), Legal , Roseville, California

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