Workers’ Compensation In-house Defense Attorney

Full-time 23 views
Company The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. Location Glendale, CA, United States

In-House

Attorney

Min 2 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Jul 27, 2022

Nov 09, 2022

May 06, 2022

Profile

Workers’ Compensation In-House Defense Attorney
The candidate handles a caseload of workers' compensation matters. Works with claims professionals to resolve cases in the most cost-effective manner. Develops theories and defenses to incoming litigated claims. Engages in routine case handling, including discovery, research, and motion drafting. Handles hearings and trials. Travels to Workers’ Compensation Boards throughout Southern C.A. Ability to travel to insured’s locations. Travels to Glendale, C.A. office on occasion. Assists with other assignments, projects, roundtables, trainings, and tasks as needed.



Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate required and 2+ years of workers' compensation defense litigation experience. Must have a valid driver's license, an acceptable MVR, and an ability to maintain confidentiality. Admitted to the bar and must be licensed to practice law in the jurisdictions where assigned. Knowledge and ability to assist, defend or plead for another. Knowledge and ability to deliberately and precisely exchange thoughts and opinions with one or more persons and to effectively translate legal language and ideas into layman's terms. Must have the ability to categorize and prioritize work and information to effectively maximize productivity. Ability to work remotely effectively and efficiently. Computer literacy, including proficiency in MS Word, Lexis/Westlaw, and daily management of e-mail and calendar. Able to work in a team environment with other attorneys, adjusters and other claims professionals and support staff. Ability to follow up step by step on inquiry or observation; to trace or track, search, or examine with care and accuracy. Specifically, must take evidence that may be used in reaching a legal conclusion. Must demonstrate the ability to locate cases, treaties, codified laws, and statutes aimed at the discovery and interpretation of law and to draw a reasonable and accurate conclusion or render an opinion there from. Courtroom behavior, attire and decorum and is familiar with the rules and regulations that govern proceedings and conduct in courts of law or other legal forums and tribunals. Dedication to providing the highest professional service to clients and claims professionals.

Additional info

Req #15331.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc.
500 N Brand Blvd Ste 1280
Glendale, CA 91203

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