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House Counsel Attorney

Company name

National General Insurance

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

Tampa, FL

Date Last Verified

Feb 21,2018

Posted on

Feb 06,2018
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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House Counsel Attorney The candidate will answer summonses and complaints. Will initiate and respond to written discovery. Prepare and respond to motions before the court. Prepare for and attend all court appearances as necessary. Prepare for [including written submissions] and attend arbitrations where appropriate. Prepare for, schedule and conduct depositions and examinations under oath as necessary. Prepare for and attend trials as necessary. Maintains reporting procedures, (i.e. file reviews, diary control). Researches and analyzes legal questions and issues. Writes confidential legal memoranda. Drafts confidential opinions. Research and prepare post-trial motions and appeals. Maintains current knowledge of changes in Florida Insurance law. Graduation from an accredited law school and admission to the Florida State Bar is needed. Should have 5-7 years of insurance defense experience defending automobile liability and homeowner/premises cases as well as uninsured/underinsured claims on behalf of an insurance carrier. Experience must include all phases of litigation up to and including trials to verdict involving complex, high risk and/or high exposure cases. Knowledge of the laws and rules governing civil practice in the State of Florida is must. Knowledge of trial and hearing procedures are essential. Prior knowledge and experience handling defense litigation involving automobile and homeowner/premises cases are needed.

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Hiring Coordinator
National General Insurance
P.O. Box 3199
Winston Salem, NC 27102-3199

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