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ProfileTrial Attorney The candidate will provide legal representation to insureds of the Company in defense of litigated claims. Provide advice to the claims department of the Company and represents the Company in certain litigated matters. All job duties and responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. Dictate/prepare pleadings, motions, briefs, letters, memoranda, reports, articles, etc. using the Company’s legal case management software, dictation and voice recognition equipment. Engage in various forms of paper discovery practice and conducts depositions and other pre-trial examinations. Communicate with and regularly updates the client and claims personnel regarding the status of pending matters. Communicate with opposing counsel, the courts and others as needed. Research issues using Westlaw, Lexis and other computer/web based data sources, as well as using legal treatises, law reporters and other library materials. Provide support services to claims, underwriting and other adjunct departments in the form of legal opinions, recommendations and digests of recent developments in decisional and statutory law. Control and direct clerical activity, in accordance with office protocol, necessary to support function of position. Report to managing attorney concerning status of matters and provides other information as requested. Try cases to conclusion before judges, juries and other triers of fact. Travel to depositions, court appearances, claims and client meetings, and other events as necessary. Engage in other activity as directed by the managing attorney. Juris Doctor degree from ABA accredited law school required. Member in good standing of the Bar of the jurisdiction required. 5+ years of legal experience in the jurisdiction required. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Explorer or similar required. Typing skill required. Legal case management software experience preferred. Excellent customer service, writing and oral communication skills required. Detailed knowledge of the business unit and industry required.
Job ID: 5490