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Managing Attorney Ii

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Salt Lake City, UT

Date Last Verified

Oct 13,2017

Posted on

Apr 23,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
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Managing Attorney II The candidate, under general supervision manages subordinates in all activities relating to defense of lawsuits and against insureds in liability cases, and on behalf of company in UM/UIM, PIP and subrogation suits. Interviews and/or approves job applicants for employment. Conducts and/or reviews associate performance appraisals. Initiates or approves salary adjustments, performance ratings, and other personnel changes. Counsels associates and takes disciplinary action or terminates the employment of associates as appropriate. Researches laws and prepares legal briefs, opinions, and memoranda. Renders opinions on liability, damages, and value as requested by the claims department. Prepares and handles pleadings, motions, and discovery, to include depositions/examinations before trial and examinations under oath. Defends all assigned matters by trial, arbitration, or mediation, as applicable. Meets deadlines to respond to pleadings, and correspondence; appears timely in court, arbitrations, depositions, meetings and other scheduled matters. Trains and supervises less experienced attorneys and support staff, including assisting attorneys as first and second chair counsel, and/or observing attorneys at trials and arbitrations. Monitors all applicable Bar requirements including mandatory Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requirements. Conducts file audits and provides feedback on quality of file handling and expense management. Travels to attend trials, hearings, arbitrations, depositions, management meetings, and conferences. Reviews office reports and implements changes to improve office statistics, including timeliness of reports to clients, productivity reports, client and claims survey results, closure ratio, dependability ratio, and subrogation results. Should be licensed in good standing to practice law in Utah, and meet and maintain licensing requirements including mandatory Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requirements where applicable. Must have 7+ years of experience in personal injury litigation and demonstrated sufficient trial ability as the attorney with primary trial responsibility in cases of significant severity and complexity. Should manage and have administrative responsibility for at least 1 attorney (including managing attorney).

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