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Senior Trial Attorney

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Baton Rouge, LA

Date Last Verified

Aug 19,2017

Posted on

Aug 08,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
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Senior Trial Attorney The candidate will provide legal advice and representation to firm and/or the insured in legal matters while minimizing legal and indemnity exposure. Must handle cases of the highest complexity and financial exposure. Examine reports, evidence and other relevant data to determine advisability of proceeding with litigation. Analyze probable outcomes through knowledge and research of legal precedents. Develop and execute trial and/or pre-trial strategy for most cost effective outcome. Draft legal papers, perform research, and handle project work for the office. Negotiate settlements on behalf of the insured and/or firm. Advise and/or lead core and associate staff on technical issues. May also act as named Supervising Attorney (1 per office to be designated).

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 10 years of related insurance LOB trial experience (1st Chair) with financial exposures up to 500K and / or moderate complexity cases. Strong and Effective Communications and Ability to Interact Effectively with Clients and Claims peers is required. Must have detailed knowledge of local statutes, regulations and case law; ability to develop manage and monitor pre trial and trial strategies; knowledge of rules of evidence, court rules and procedures. Must have knowledge of rules of evidence, court rules and procedures; ability to advise core and associate staff on technical issues; ability to litigate the moderately complex cases in the specified jursidiction. JD degree Required. Must be admitted and able to practice Law in 1 or more Jurisdiction.

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Job ID #: 148483

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