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Law Clerk Extern at Kemper



Entry Level

Glendale, CA, USA

Not defined

23 Sep → 23 Oct


Job Description

Kemper is one of the nation’s leading specialized insurers. Our success is a direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper’s products and services are making a real difference to our customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team, you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that delivers on our promises.

We employ over 9,200 associates within our family of companies and are growing! At Kemper, we foster a culture of ownership and accountability where high performance and strong contributions are recognized, valued and rewarded. Add to that our growing auto, home, life and health business segments across the U.S. and you’ve got endless potential. Whether your next journey is across the aisle or up the ladder, you’ll find the space and support you need to continue your personal and professional development all under one roof.

Kemper’s extern program will enable you to broaden your understanding of the business, make valuable connections, and set a course for your professional journey with us. You will work on civil litigation matters that impact our clients.

Kemper is looking for students who want to learn, work hard, and are willing to a make real-life impact on cases that will involve attorneys and paralegals. We deliver meaningful experiences in various areas of the litigation process like pleadings, discovery, depositions, mediations/arbitrations, trial, and much more. Are you ready to create your own journey by joining ours?

Kemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a workplace free from discrimination.

Kemper does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist attorneys with drafting discovery responses, reporting to claims, preparing for mediation/arbitration/trial.
  • Work independently and/or as part of a team to draft pleadings, connect with clients, gather documents and information, process closures, etc.
  • Perform legal research as needed.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Must be a 2nd year or 3rd year law student (or 4th year law student if in a part time program or JD/MBA program) enrolled in an ABA-approved law school

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects

  • Self-directed and able to work with little supervision

  • Interest in civil litigation, personal injury, and insurance

  • Good collaborative and relationship-building skills

  • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Benefits/What We offer

  • Projects that support our attorneys in litigation

  • Real-time constructive feedback

  • A resource team to assist with training and career development

  • Collaboration with managers who have excellent legal acumen

  • Opportunities to interact with the senior leadership team and attorneys

  • Group activities, including virtual networking events and volunteer activities

  • Dedicated program managers and knowledgeable mentors

  • Lasting career connections with fellow externs

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs

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