Job Details

House Counsel

Company name

Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 19,2019

Valid Through

May 04,2019

Posted on

Oct 16,2017

Years of Experience

5-8 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Workers Compensation
Workers Compensation >> Workers Compensation
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House Counsel
The candidate will be responsible for handling a caseload of pending workers’ compensation cases as well as making special appearances at depositions, trials and hearings before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. Reviews files and provide analysis of legal issues to claims. By applying extensive legal knowledge, skill and ability, the Staff Counsel will zealously handle all phases of litigation and ethically represent the best interests of the client. Directs case along toward resolution/disposition. Prepares, attends, and reports on administrative and trial proceedings. Provides educational seminars and roundtables to the Claims Unit as needed. Drafts pleadings, petitions, correspondence and documentation. Analyzes and sets forth a litigation strategy on a case by case basis. Performs legal research. Communicates with fellow workers, including Claims, as well as attorneys outside the office, judges, and court personnel. Must have Law degree (LL.B. or JD) from an accredited law school and member of the California State Bar. Should have 5-8 years of experience. Knowledge of Microsoft word processing software; Microsoft spreadsheet software; and be proficient on applicable databases, systems and vendor software programs is needed.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies
P.O. Box 881236
San Francisco, CA 94188

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