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Trial Attorney The candidate manages a caseload of insurance defense litigation for company's customers. Provides legal representation for clients in matters of moderate complexity and/or risk, with limited supervision. Reviews and evaluates assigned cases. Prepares and tries cases in all courts and agencies. Communicates with Claims and clients. Provides related legal advice and services. Reports to Managing Trial Attorney. With moderate supervision, works on legal matters that of basic or moderate complexity and/or risk, representing clients in trials or hearings before courts or agencies, including appeals and arbitrations. Reviews and evaluates cases and lawsuits in accordance with established Best Practices guidelines. Develops proficiency interpreting insurance contracts and coverage issues: knowledge of state and local practices and rules, state and local practices and rules. Gathers relevant information, conducts research; evaluates reliability of case, witnesses and information. Works with client and claims to establish, communicate and implement Litigation Plan. Keeps client and claims professionals fully informed. Has contact with Claims management. Prepares and tries cases of above average complexity and moderate exposure (including injuries) in all courts and agencies. Recognizes, participates and promotes settlement opportunities. Negotiates as authorized within adjuster's authority. Takes depositions of parties and experts; obtains meaningful discovery and participates in motions practice as warranted. Performs other duties as assigned. Should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school and be licensed/admitted in RI. Must have 3-8 years of relevant civil litigation experience. Should have experience in one or more areas of trial law. Substantive civil law, insurance contracts knowledge is required. Note: This is a Work-From-Home position with significant travel to the Warwick/Providence area for client meetings and court appearances.
Job ID: 51191
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