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Attorney III

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Date Last Verified

Aug 20,2017

Posted on

Aug 08,2017
Practice Area
Insurance Coverage >> Insurance Coverage
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Attorney III The candidate will provide legal advice, counsel and representation for insureds and/or the company before courts or arbitration panels and advises company employees in their handling of claim matters. Prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs, etc. Appears and advocates on behalf of the company and its member insureds. Conduct all phases of personal injury litigation including jury trials, motions, and arbitration hearings. Posses specialized knowledge and experience in area of expertise, as well as general knowledge of insurance principles and legal developments affecting the insurance industry. Use professional concepts to resolve complex issues. Use independent judgment on behalf of the company and its member insureds. Receive light scrutiny on current work assignments. Apply independent analysis and judgment to prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs, etc. with close coordination and input from claims specialists. Appear and advocate on behalf of the company and its member insureds. Conduct all phases of personal injury litigation including jury trials, motions, and arbitration hearings. Is assigned and responsible for the most complex and/or highest value cases. Work on and responsible for handling complex legal matters or projects including matters not in litigation. Serve as a resource for assigned legal disciplines and resolves major issues within legal specialty area with considerable independence. Anticipate and advise on potential legal issues significantly impacting insurance and motor club operations. Advanced degree in related area that requires law degree and passing of bar exam required. Certification(s) and/or licensure(s) in functional area and License from state of practice required. 8+ years experience in insurance defense practice preferred. Knowledge: of personal injury law and procedure; with general liability insurance coverage and policies; of medical - legal issues pertaining to tort law; of current law and issues within area of specialty; and understanding of legal ethics required. Computer skills, MS office, online research tools such as WESTLAW required.

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Requisition ID: R1878

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