Job Details

Staff Counsel

Company name

GEICO.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 11,2019

Valid Through

Jan 24,2020

Posted on

Mar 23,2019

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required

Location

San Antonio, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Litigation >> Litigation - E-Discovery
Litigation >> Litigation - International Arbitration
Litigation >> Litigation - Personal Injury
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Staff Counsel
The candidate will provide researches laws and prepares legal briefs, opinions, and memorandum; Renders legal 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 by trial, arbitration, or mediation all matters assigned, as applicable; Meets deadlines to respond to pleadings and correspondence; Adheres to the firm Code of Conduct, company policies and operating principles; Meets attendance standard of the business location, to perform necessary job functions and to facilitate interaction with management and co-workers.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 1+ year of insurance defense or have 2+ years personal injury litigation experience; Must be able, with or without accommodation, to perform the essential functions which include, but are not limited to, thinking (concentrating, focusing, assimilating information), reading, writing, listening, typing, speaking, bending, reaching, lifting, and standing for extended periods; Must be able to travel as required, including but not limited, to attend trials, hearings, depositions, management meetings and conferences; Must be able to use a keyboard and a mouse; Must be able to access and utilize multiple pieces of office equipment that may require simultaneous use; Must be able to communicate in a professional manner in person, via telephone and written correspondence/email; Must be able to document files in a clear, concise, professional written manner, to be understood by customers, clients, co-workers and other employees of the organization; Must be able to follow complex instructions, resolve conflicts or facilitate conflict resolution, and have strong organization/priority setting and multi-tasking skills; Must be able to learn and apply large amounts of technical and procedural information; Must be licensed in good standing to practice law in applicable jurisdictions, and meet and maintain licensing requirements including mandatory Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requirements where applicable.

Additional info

Reference id: 180000BU

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
GEICO.
8806 Bandera Road
Suite 104
San Antonio, TX 78250

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