Job Details

Staff Counsel

Company name

Heritage Insurance

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 13,2019

Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Jul 03,2019

Years of Experience

6-9 yrs required

Location

Clearwater, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Staff Counsel
The candidate responsibilities will include: Conduct Examinations Under Oath and Litigate cases to verdict, demonstrating superior use of trial skills and techniques. Ability to independently handle a full to moderate caseload with moderate level of complexity from case inception through trial/resolution. Works under the guidance of House Counsel in litigating complex and high exposure files. Conducts legal research. Independently drafts pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery and other file documents. Attends court events and other appointments independently. Learns and understands claim customer 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 claim department on appropriate file handling strategy. 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. Must have Graduation from an accredited law school with a strong academic record. Should have 6-9 years or equivalent legal experience. Personal and Commercial lines property insurance litigation work experience required. Successful completion of the bar and ethics examinations in the state(s) in which representation is required. Must have Active license to practice law.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Heritage Insurance
4503 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Ste. 100
Tampa, FL 33614

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