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Legal Specialist
at Ameriprise Financial
Troy, MI

Legal Specialist
at Ameriprise Financial
Troy, MI

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Job Description
Support GCO - Litigation Team by performing administrative tasks and legal assistance duties. This includes performing routine administrative tasks such as maintaining calendars/dockets, making travel arrangements, preparing expense reports and scheduling/managing meeting requests. In addition, the position is responsible for assisting trial lawyers with all aspects of the litigation process, from fact investigation through final hearing. with specific emphasis on gathering and reviewing documents for discovery.
Responsibilities
Conducting fact investigation, legal research and assist with the discovery process. Perform routine data entry, research, analysis, and review of documents as needed. Drafting and editing correspondence, pleadings, motions and filing them with the appropriate court or arbitration venue. Assist in researching rules, statutes and case law as well as public records searches as needed under the direction of trial counsel.

Coordinating projects with direction from leader, which includes gathering and tracking information, creating/requesting/coordinating meetings and preparing and circulating agendas in advance of meetings. Performing administrative duties: calendar hearings, deadlines and internal meetings, organize case files, manage logistics and plan travel for attorneys and witnesses, etc. Processes invoices and tracks costs.

Maintain records and files including correspondence, discovery production, pleadings, responds to/tracks inquiries.
Required Qualifications
- Associate Degree / B.A./B.S. degree.
- 0 to 3 years of relevant experience
- General knowledge and skills applicable to the Legal area
- PC experience, strong organizational skills
Preferred Qualifications
- B.A. / B.S. with course work in law or finance.
- Paralegal certificate
- Strong typing / editing / data entry skills.
- Prior experience in financial services/securities/insurance.
About Our Company
With the right company, life can be brilliant. At Ameriprise, we're not just in the business of managing our clients' finances - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential, too. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step to create a brilliant career at Ameriprise Financial.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.
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We request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.

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