The Paralegal NFRS identifies trends and issues that would aid the New York Department of Financial Services oversight function; Performs a range of paralegal duties; Uses independent judgment and discretion when working with abeyance cases, maintaining related information, legal records and court documents; Creates and delivers reports; Conducts data analysis; Serves as the AAA liaison to the DFS, parties and their representatives.
Compensation level: $60,000 - $70,000
Education & Experience: Associate’s degree in business, legal studies or related discipline; 3-5 years of related experience (e.g., legal environment, no-fault, or SIU); intermediate knowledge of Regulation 68, Insurance Law and Workers’ Compensation Fee Schedule; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as legal files, business correspondence and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and business correspondence; ability to speak effectively, both in person and by telephone, to customers, attorneys, arbitrators, mediators and employees of the organization.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs; ability to understand and interpret statistical reports, financial/fee schedules, data charts and graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Software Skills: Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and web-based case management systems.
Travel: Ability to travel periodically (10%) to customers, training events, and other AAA offices and conferences.
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