Law Clerk Extern at Kemper
Glendale, CA, USA
23 Sep → 23 Oct
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.
- 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