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Litigation - General/Commercial Attorney in Tampa, FL

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 18, 2020

Posted on

Oct 17, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Tampa, FL, United States
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Senior Trial Attorney
Duties: Review new file assignments and approve initial pleadings, propound discovery, and/or develop strategy. Contacts clients to discuss their case and answer any questions. Maintains contact at 90+ days. Contact claims (initial litigation plan, recurring 90+ day contact, strategy conferences, etc.). Review all documentary evidence. Prepares witnesses and clients for depositions, arbitrations, mediations and trials including expert witnesses . Conducts depositions and examinations under oath and prepares summary documents . Prepares and conducts court appearances (matter management conferences, hearings, status conferences, etc.). Conducts settlement/dispositive proceedings (e.g. mediations, arbitrations, etc.). Try and/or arbitrate cases and prepares motions in liminie and summary documents. Draft post-trial motions. Prepare for and participate in appeals. Provide legal opinions to claims clients. Investigate and pursue subrogation litigation as appropriate. Manages projects.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree and member in good standing of Florida State Bar. 7+ years' Insurance Defense, Subrogation and/or Personal Injury litigation experience. Trial and/or Arbitration experience is preferred, with flexibility to work across several disciplines that may include SIU, PIP, UM and Subrogation. No Fault and/or SIU experience is a plus. Computer skills required; experience with Microsoft Office, Lexis, and the internet. Ability to work well with others on a team of attorneys, paralegals, administrative assistants, supervised by an attorney Lead Counsel. Must be able to handle a large caseload. 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. Will work independently as well as part of a cohesive team.

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