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Workers Compensation Attorney in Chicago IL

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

Sep 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL, United States
Practice Area
Workers Compensation >> Workers Compensation
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Workers Compensation Trial Attorney
The candidate investigates and manages Workers Compensation cases from the inception until conclusion through dismissal, settlement or trial. Works with adjuster and clients to resolve claims as expeditiously and efficiently as possible. Handles a high volume caseload. Meets with clients and claims professionals to resolve cases in the most cost effective manner. Answers and develops theories and affirmative defenses to incoming lawsuits. Engages in routine motion practice, discovery and research. Handles routine trials and arbitrations of moderate exposure.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 5 years of Workers' Comp Defense experience. Must be admitted to the bar and must be licensed to practice law in the state of IL. Should have the knowledge and ability to assist, defend or plead for another. Must have 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. Should have organization skills: Must have the ability to categorize and prioritize work and information to effectively maximize productivity Desired skills and experience. Must have computer literacy, including proficiency in MS Word, Lexis/Westlaw, and daily management of e-mail and calendar. Must have investigative skills: Has an 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. Should have courtroom skills: Has appropriate 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.

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