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Legal Secretary

Job Category:  Administrative, HR, Business Professionals
Department:  Legal Services
Location: 

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  7534

 

Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.

As a condition of employment, L.A. Care requires a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement includes our remote workforce. If you would like to request an exemption, L.A. Care has implemented a process to consider exemptions, for documented medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. L.A. Care will review all exemption requests prior to proceeding with the recruitment process.

Job Summary

PLEASE NOTE: This position requires to be onsite up to 3x week in Headquarter building.

The Legal Secretary is primarily responsible for complex administrative, legal support and some paralegal functions to the Legal Services Department.

Duties

Legal support to the department, including In-take, electronic filings to regulatory agencies; contract drafting/formatting;  maintaining and updating original contracts, and support to all other counsels in the department. (50%)

Perform other legal special projects. (20%)

Responsible for the administrative functions that includes supporting the General Counsel on Board matters and other related legal projects. (20%)

Perform other duties as assigned. (10%)

Education Required

Associate's Degree
In lieu of degree, equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.

Education Preferred

Bachelor's Degree

Experience

Required:
At least 0-2 years of legal experience in a fast paced and complex legal setting.

Skills

Required:
Full comprehension of office management systems and procedures.

Excellent knowledge of MS Office.

Exemplary planning and time management skills.

Up-to-date with advancements in office gadgets and applications.

Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload.

High level verbal and written communications skills.  

Discretion and confidentiality.

Licenses/Certifications Required

Licenses/Certifications Preferred

California Notary License

Required Training

Additional Information

 

L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)

 

At L.A. Care, we value our team members’ safety. In order to keep our work locations safe, each employee is required to self-screen for symptoms prior to entering any L.A. Care location each day. L.A. Care and all of its staff are required to comply with all state and local masking orders. Therefore, when on-site at any L.A. Care location, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be managed.


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