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Trial Attorney The candidate represents insureds and the Company in the defense of bodily injury and property damage lawsuits, subrogation, and firm cases. Prepares for and conducts hearings, trials, arbitrations, mediations, and depositions. Prepares and argues pre and post-trial motions. Assists colleagues in the resolution of calendar conflicts. Provides counsel to business clients on day to day issues. Monitors and reviews new laws, regulations, and case law; identifies and summarizes relevant issues; collaborates with other areas of L&R department; proactively provides advice and counsel to business unit on the impact of new laws on business; monitors counsel. Review new file assignments and approve initial pleadings, propounds discovery, and develop strategy. Contact clients, review all documentary evidence. Prepares witnesses and clients for depositions, arbitrations, mediations and trials including expert witnesses. Conduct depositions and examinations under oath and prepares summary documents. Prepare and conduct court appearances (matter management conferences, hearings, status conferences, etc.). Conduct settlement/dispositive proceedings (e.g. mediations, arbitrations, etc.). Try and/or arbitrate cases. Prepare motions in limine and summary documents. Draft post-trial motions. Prepare for and participate in appeals. Investigate and pursue subrogation litigation as appropriate.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate degree and be a member in good standing of New Jersey Bar. Must have 0-5 years Insurance Defense and/or Personal Injury litigation experience. Trial and/or Arbitration experience is preferred. Computer skills required; experience with Microsoft Office, Lexis, and the internet is needed. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are key to working with a variety of internal and external contacts as well as for preparing reports, pleadings, and correspondence, collaborating with others, etc is needed.
Job ID : 108480
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