The candidate will be responsible for accepting all termination and adoption cases assigned as well as be responsible for preparing, researching and presenting cases for termination and adoption in Orphansâ€™ Court while working extensively with the CYF staff and outside contracts. Will be reviewing the termination and adoption referrals prior to the preparation of the respective petitions, as well as preparing and filing petitions after receivi...
Duties: Will be responsible for working directly with physicians and attorneys to coordinate the defense of insured physicians. Review medical records. Recommend defense strategy and estimate potential damages. Assign and monitor defense counsel. Establish reserves as appropriate. Negotiate settlements or execute denials as advisable. Record relevant claims data in computer system. Attend trials, mediations and first suit meetings. Attend and parti...
The candidate will investigate factual situations and presents well-reasoned and creative solutions and alternatives based upon independent legal research and analysis of the facts and the law. Provide regular legal support for one or more discrete units of the Corporation, and demonstrate increasing knowledge of the Corporationâ€™s business, while retaining the discipline of legal analysis. Maintain positive and effective relations with other members of the L...
The candidate will oversee outside counsel to enforce company litigation guidelines, efficient use of staff, and appropriate billing practices to achieve quality outcomes. Manage outside counsel to ensure cases are being properly negotiated and settled according to the companyâ€™s standards. Monitor and manage defense costs and expenses. Conduct off-site and on-site audits of outside counsel for compliance with company litigation and billing guideli...
The candidate will monitor the companyâ€™s coverage litigation handled by outside counsel involving disputes regarding coverage determinations under the companyâ€™s insurance policies. Analyze coverage under the policies and draft written coverage opinions. Monitor litigation of other coverage disputes involving workers compensation, property, liability and commercial auto policies. Act as the company representative in mediations and settlement con...
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Law Intern - Litigation
The candidate will learn valuable skills and knowledge of the civil litigation process by drafting and responding to discovery demands, conducting legal research and drafting motions. Second-Year law student is essential. Classes in legal research, torts and civil procedure preferred.
Juvenile Unit Chief
Duties: Interface with external stakeholders to influence policy and best practices. Communicate the Defender Association mission and values, articulating the goals and objectives in a manner that encourages and fosters positive morale and a productive work environment. Collaborate with Juvenile Social Services Department and Investigations to encourage intervention. Develop and lead the implementation of vertical representation legal services to achi...
Staff Attorney- Worker's Compensation
The candidate will work under the supervision of experienced counsel in order to obtain the necessary skills to independently handle workersâ€™ compensation litigation in several venues throughout the State. The position requires a person who is professional, assertive, reliable and organized and who is willing and able to aggressively defend the interests of the insured and carrier in administrative proceedings throughout the Sta...
The candidate: researches law and prepare legal briefs, opinions and memoranda. Renders opinions on liability, damages and value as requested by the Claims Department. Prepares and handles pleadings, motions and discovery to include depositions/examinations under oath. Defends by trial, arbitration or mediation all matters assigned. Adheres to the firmâ€™s Code of Conduct, company policies and operating principles. Meets attendance standard of the business lo...
Staff Counsel Legal Collections
The candidate will manage/resolve collection litigation. Provides legal support for the collections litigation business unit. Oversees or interacts with outside collections / defense counsel. Provides legal advice in connection with the company's business operations. Supports corporate compliance with laws and regulations governing debt collection and related activities. Conducts legal research; and, assists with special projects as required...