IPA's Job Bank
Among the many benefits of membership with the Indiana Paralegal Association is the popular job bank. Employers may post their paralegal job openings with us at no cost. Below we have listed the current openings posted to our job bank. In order to review the listing with contact information, please click here and log in using your email address and password.
Employers: Would you like to post your paralegal job openings at no cost? Your listing will reach our entire membership. Email your job posting in Word format to the Job Bank Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to review the postings below for ideas on preparing your own listing. Generally, listings will run for approximately 45 days. If you need your listed to be posted longer, please advise the Job Bank Director. Only ads received directly from the hiring company and containing a job description considered appropriate for the skill set of a paralegal will be considered for posting.
Current Job Bank Listings Updated on December 5, 2013
1. Administrative Assistant/Paralegal - Small, growing downtown plaintiff’s firm seeking full time admin/paralegal professional with excellent organizational and communication skills to join us. Must have legal experience, strong organizational skills, sharp attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/activities simultaneously. Will be responsible for scheduling, client interaction, managing and maintaining calendars, incoming and outgoing mail, and preparing filings for the court. This is a non-smoking office, dress is business casual. Compensation based upon experience and abilities. (added 12/4/2013)
2. Litigation/Medical Malpractice Paralegal - Downtown law firm seeking paralegal with five or more years of litigation experience, preferably in medical malpractice. Competitive benefit package and salary. (added 12/3/2013).
3. Paralegal 1 - Legal/Lease Administration - This position handles the day to day functions of the legal department and assists with the tasks that need to be completed by performing the following main duties:
Assist in the review, monitoring and finalization of leases (including all amendments), contracts, estoppels, Subordination, Non-Disturbance, and Attornment Agreements (SNDA)s, unsolicited vendor letters, collection matters, damage recoveries, notices/violations, and subpoenas, as assigned; Accurately interpret legal documents (including leases, contracts, tenant estoppel certificates and SNDAs) in order to respond to in-house and outside inquiries; Work with in-house counsel to assign cases to outside counsel (when necessary), then work with (outside) counsel to prepare discovery responses, motions, briefs, and other filings, and coordinate depositions; Investigates all incidents surrounding insurance claim matters and works with all departments within the company to obtain all necessary information; Monitors all insurance claim matters from inception until finalized; Works directly with insurance companies and company facilities to process claims and ensure compliance with procedures; Additional duties and projects as required.
Required Education and/or Experience - A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in paralegal studies or related field and at least 1-2 years’ experience, preferably in a corporate legal setting; or an equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training required. Paralegal Certification from an accredited institution is helpful.
Required Computer and/or Technical Skills - Should have basic to intermediate knowledge and abilities with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Should be able to learn to successfully utilize any databases or specialized software needed to effectively perform the position responsibilities.
Communication Skills - Must be an effective communicator with internal and external individuals at all levels. This includes spoken, written, electronic, and presentation skills. Communication should be consistently constructive and professional.
Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills - Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Able to analyze results at a micro and macro level and present findings. Makes routine decisions following established policies and procedures; collaborates with manager to gain assistance when complex issues arise.
Qualifications - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sit for more than 6 hours per shift
Use hands to finger, handle and feel
Reach with hands and arms
Talk and/or hear
Stand for up to 2 hours at a time periodically
Walk or move from one location to another
Occasionally may need to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch
Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds regularly and up to 25 pounds occasionally.
Punctuality and regular attendance consistent with the company’s policies are required for the position.
Average work week is 40-45 hours, which can vary depending on business need.
The work environment for this position is a moderately noisy office setting.
The company reserves the right to modify this job description with or without notice. Employees may be asked to perform additional duties outside of normal job scope on a temporary basis per company policy. (added 11/22/2013)
4. PART-TIME PARALEGAL - Solo practitioner is looking for a part-time paralegal (16 - 24 hours per week) with experience in drafting discovery, reviewing discovery, drafting routine correspondence, organizing litigation files, creating spread sheets. Experience with Microsoft OneNote and Power Point is a plus. (added 11/21/2013)
5. PROBATE COORDINATOR - Well established Terre Haute, Indiana law firm is seeking a skilled professional with excellent organizational and communication skills to join us as a full time Probate Coordinator. The candidate must have experience with Probate and Estate Planning. MS Word, Outlook, Excel, transcription, interpersonal skills, and the ability to multitask is required. Duties include preparation and filing of pleadings, correspondence, accountings, reviewing all work for accuracy, and meeting deadlines. Competitive salary and benefits are available. (added 11/19/2013)
6. PERSONAL INJURY LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL - Carmel law firm seeks a full-time Plaintiff Personal Injury legal assistant/paralegal to work with one Attorney. 2+ years of experience with personal injury and/or medical malpractice is required. Responsibilities include handling multiple cases from inception to settlement. You will be responsible for all aspects of the case: dictation, gathering medical records and bills, writing the medical chronology, drafting some letters, complaints, and settlement packages. There will be significant client interaction. You will also perform all scheduling and calendaring for a busy trial lawyer.
This is a non-smoking office where teamwork is important. Dress is business casual. Hours are 8am to 5pm Monday - Friday. Excellent salary, bonus eligible, medical and dental insurance plus 401K. If you are fluent in Spanish, your compensation will be higher. (added 11/18/2013)
7. FULL-TIME PARALEGAL - A Carmel, Indiana financial company is seeking an experienced Product Development and Compliance professional. The Product Filing Analyst will coordinate activities and serve as key Product Development and Compliance contact for the drafting and development of new company products, state filing through SERFF, and the processes for gaining expeditious regulatory approval and implementation of products, as assigned. This position reports to the Manager, Product Approval and Compliance, in Carmel, Indiana.
• Proven ability to draft, submit and secure approval of all individual and group products and other regulatory forms;
• Monitor in-force products for compliance and provide guidance related to these products;
• Support state regulatory requirements such as company reporting and responses to surveys and other insurance department communications; and
• Monitor and review state and federal legislative developments and recommend the necessary action.
• Resource to various operational areas as well as Legal Compliance, Legal, and information technology;
• Resource to product development or marketing strategy personnel on compliance issues;
• Recommend standards, processes and procedures that enable enterprise to comply with regulatory requirements at the federal and state level;
• Develop relationships with key partners in the enterprise; including Legal, Marketing and Information Technology; and
• Establish and nurture contacts with state regulators as well as key contacts at the state.
• 5+ years of experience in a state filing compliance function within insurance industry;
• In-depth understanding and experience in developing and filing group products through trusts;
• Experienced in developing and filing labor union, association and work-site plans;
• Knowledge of the regulatory and legal framework for insurance products;
• Decision-making, task management, and priority management skills;
• Bachelors degree preferred, (extensive insurance compliance knowledge/experience considered in lieu of education);
• FLMI, AIRC designation and/or other compliance designations desired;
• Product experience in Supplemental Health and Specified Disease plans preferred; and
• Knowledge of SERFF filing system.
Julie H. Johnson
IPA Job Bank Director