Legal Assistant

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(NLC) Dallas, TX - Dallas

Job Summary

This role will provide operational support to the Legal and Claims departments by handling assignments and tasks in support of business goals. Dynamic and collaborative position in a fast paced environment with exposure to a wide-range of projects and frequent interaction with other departments.

Essential Functions

  • Daily processing of  incoming mail, including email, through: (1) calendaring; (2) uploading documents to electronic files
  • Maintain legal calendar by planning and scheduling depositions with corporate staff;
  • Scan and upload attorney correspondence and lawsuits to the electronic file and notate in records
  • Forward lawsuits received by company and corporate staff to outside counsel
  • Maintain litigation database by inputting lawsuits received by the company
  • Prepare outgoing documents and/or proofreading and editing of documents using Microsoft Office applications
  • Review and edit discovery responses received from outside counsel
  • Compile and prepare incoming records requests
  • Prepare and process invoices and other financial documents to disburse funds; compile and review information for accuracy
  • Performs other related duties as required

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or higher level of education
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Good soft skills related to customer service, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Good computer skills and attention to detail
  • Must possess the ability to multi-task and move quickly in a demanding and highly confidential environment
  • Must adhere to the highest standard of ethics and professional behavior
  • Must maintain a positive attitude and consistent temperament

About the Company

National Lloyds Corporation, which traces its origins to 1948, is a niche property and casualty underwriter that is a leader in underserved markets in Texas and other Southern states. National Lloyds Corporation specializes in writing fire and homeowners’ insurance coverage for low value dwellings and manufactured homes. Insurance policies are sold by more than 4,200 independent agencies through two wholly owned subsidiaries of National Lloyds Corporation: National Lloyds Insurance Company and American Summit Insurance Corporation. The companies are licensed to sell insurance in over 30 states. National Lloyds Corporation is a subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings, Inc. With $11.9 billion in assets and $1.7 billion in common equity as of December 31, 2015, Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) is a Texas-based diversified financial holding company specializing in banking, mortgage origination, financial advisory and insurance through its wholly owned subsidiaries, PlainsCapital Corporation, National Lloyds Corporation, and Hilltop Securities Holdings. 


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