Job Details

Claims Staff Counsel

Company name

Confie Seguros Holding II Co

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Sep 04, 2020

Posted on

May 22, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
Litigation >> Litigation - Personal Injury
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Claims Staff Counsel
The candidate will be responsible for providing legal counseling on semi-complex and complex cases including representation in litigation to the company and/or company’s insured persons. Regular contact with Staff Counsel, Management, Litigation Specialists, Insured Persons, and Legal Community. Duties : Handle complex files/cases as assigned including initial in-take of file, conducting initial client interview and reviewing existing information summations, reports, and statements. Maintain updated records on insured persons, including contact information. Review status of service upon confirmation of service preparer and file appearance, jury demand, and appropriate responsive pleading. Review and proofread all documents including correspondence, pleadings, discovery and/or motions that go out in your name. File all court documents with the clerk of that court. Prepare and propound discovery on opposing party. With the assistance of the insured persons, prepare written answers production request and interrogatories served on the insured persons by opposing counsel; also review answers to discovery on opposing party. Take depositions: includes taking the sworn testimony of plaintiffs and other witnesses including expert/opinion witnesses. Defend the insured persons at depositions, interposing objections when appropriate. Prepare and file appropriate motions during litigation including motions to compel and to bar (in limine). Respond to Plaintiff’s motions regarding all aspects of the litigation suit. Handle all court calls for the assigned cases including all status hearings, case management hearings, pre-trial conferences and trials. Handle trials for assigned cases including open argument, examinations of witness, legal trial motions, jury instruction, and closing arguments. Handle arbitration hearings including opening argument, direct and cross examinations of witnesses, legal technical motions, and closing arguments. Respond to subpoenas issued on the company. Perform miscellaneous research projects as assigned by the company. Handle complex and high exposure cases.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have working knowledge of Civil Procedure and Tort Law for state(s) licensed. Should have excellent verbal communication skills and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Also, high energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities. Must have demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 2020-3081

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Confie Seguros Holding II Co
7711 Center Avenue,
Suite 200
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

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