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Counsel Insurance Defense Trial Attorney InHouse

Company name

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 21,2019

Valid Through

Sep 03,2019

Posted on

May 15,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Tampa, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
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Counsel - Insurance Defense Trial Attorney (In-House)
The candidate is responsible for providing high quality and cost-effective legal representation. Responsible for independent, aggressive case handling with a resolution management focus. Litigates cases to verdict, demonstrating superior use of trial skills and techniques. Ability to independently handle a full to moderate caseload with moderate level of severity and complexity from case inception through trial/resolution. Works under the guidance of Senior Counsel in litigating complex and high exposure files. Conducts legal research as necessitated and supervises research projects delegated to Associate Counsel and paralegals. Independently drafts pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery and other file documents. Attends court events and other appointments independently. Learns and understands claim customers expectations and key department business goals and assists them in meeting those goals. Handles and actively seeks opportunities to become involved in special projects and on committees. Provides recommendations and case analysis to business partners on appropriate file handling strategy. Integrates legal support staff into case handling process. Builds and maintains superior internal and external client relationships. Completes all required administrative tasks including time reporting, closed cases, reports and other materials appropriate to performance of job duties. Effectively makes use of technology and automation in the practice of law. Adheres to all standards of excellence in file management. Travels as required to meet business needs. Ability to mentor and train less experienced counsel and legal support staff. Provide advice and training to claim partners and clients.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have graduation from an accredited law school. Must have successful completion of the Bar and ethics examinations in the state(s) in which representation. Must have 1+ year of litigation practice or equivalent legal experience. Active license to practice law in the state(s) in which representation is required. Must have 2+ years or equivalent legal experience. Insurance litigation work exposure is desirable. Must have track record of trial skills and techniques. Must have articulate presentation skills using technology Strong and persuasive legal writing skills and oral advocacy skills. Must have strong research skills. Strong negotiation skill is essential.

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Ref. 20461BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Travelers Indemnity Company.
P.O. Box 30180
Tampa, FL 33630-3180
Phone: 800-842-5609

Review:

"Possibly a Perfect Workplace"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Remind people that socializing is optional and keep people from stressing from it too much but also encourage those that want to join in to do so.

Pros : Not only is everyone here paid fairly but everyone just seems to get along and is fairly relaxed. It would be in character for most people to say hello outside of work and just chat.
Cons : Some people may hate the forced feeling of interacting with co-workers outside of normal work hours if they have a hard time with dealing with people.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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