Considering the current events, Allstate will be conducting virtual interviews and has made arrangements for new hires to work remotely till its deemed safe to return to office
Through our core values, Opportunity, Flexibility, Community, Diversity and Family, we have worked hard to develop and nurture a culture where employees feel valued, experience personal growth, have career options and truly enjoy the work they do.
Benefits to joining Allstate
Complete Group Benefits Program customizable to your needs
Strong Brand Recognition (listed as best Employer with Kincentric since 2012).
Working within the community and giving back!
Opportunity for career development and growth.
We work a 37.5 hour work week and we are proud to offer work from home opportunities once you have demonstrated knowledge and the required skills.
The Legal Assistant is accountable for supporting the achievement of ACG’s short and long term Mission, Vision and strategic objectives by supporting all in-house lawyers and staff members to provide efficient and cost effective legal advice and support to ACG business units.
Answers phone calls
Sorts, distributes, and process incoming & outgoing mail and faxes, including saving to system
Creates and routes general interoffice communications
Manages calendars and files related to events and create communication and reminders
Photocopies or scans materials as requested
Manages, organizes and stores file information
Prepares opening documents and closing documents
Assists with preparing court documents and assembles motion records, mediation memorandum, pre-trial conference brief and case conference summaries, etc
Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job
Other duties and special projects as assigned
College Degree Preferred
Minimum 2 years’ experience as an Assistant in insurance defence is preferred
Ability to work in a highly structured environment
Good communication skills, including ability to maintain a courteous and professional demeanor with clients, service providers, insureds, fellow employees and other counsel and their support staff
Ability to create professional, error free documents utilizing good grammar, spelling and format skills, including completing and sending form letters
Understanding and ability to use and operate within the Rules of Civil Procedure and Licensing Appeal Tribunal Rules
Knowledge of software applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Internet searches, Power Point and other, web-based applications
Allstate Canada Group has policies and practices that provide workplace accommodations. If you require accommodation please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
Allstate Insurance Company of Canada is one of the country's leading producers and distributors of home and auto insurance products, serving Canadians since 1953. The company strives to keep its customers in "Good Hands®" as well as its employees, and is proud to be named a Best Employer in Canada. Allstate Canada is committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which it operates and has partnered with organizations such as MADD Canada, United Way and Junior Achievement. To learn more about Allstate Canada, visit www.allstate.ca . For safety tips and advice, visit www.goodhandsadvice.ca .
For the ninth consecutive year, we are proud to be recognized as a #Kincentric Best Employer!