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Associate Litigation Attorney Workers Compensation

Company name

CNA.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 18,2019

Valid Through

Oct 01,2019

Posted on

May 10,2019

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required

Location

Santa Ana, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Workers Compensation
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Associate Litigation Attorney - Workers Compensation
The candidate will works with other attorneys to handle Workers Compensation insurance defense or coverage matters from pleadings through trial. Participates in litigation preparation, driving for superior results. Actively assists in bringing case to resolution with an appropriate sense of urgency. May participates in trials before the Workers’ Compensation Board as necessary. May assist in multiple aspects of cases including handling court appearances, trial preparation, motions, discovery and negotiations. Communicates regularly and concisely with clients, claim professionals, leadership and others to ensure appropriate level of understanding and documentation exists for effective case management. Conducts legal research and analysis of facts and information to provide counsel and guidance on legal questions or issues. Prepares opinions or position papers on various legal issues and interpretation of legal issues/provisions. Counsels client/management/claim professionals to avoid legally unsound decisions or plans and when changes in the law occur. Collaboratively works with clients, claim professionals, underwriting, risk control and other 3rd parties while resolving legal issues. May perform additional duties as assigned. Reports to the Director and Managing Trial Attorney or above. Should have knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and procedures of litigation management within an insurance organization. Good verbal and written communication, negotiation and presentation skills are required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software ie TeamConnect or other case management software is required. Bachelor's degree with JD, and admission to the bar of at least one state are required. May require specific state license. 1-2 years of legal experience in claims and/or law firm is desirable. Specific technical/functional area legal experience is preferred.

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Hiring Coordinator
CNA.
333 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL 60604

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