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Collabera Atlanta Contractor
$35.00 - $45.00 / hour
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Industry         : Insurance

Title               : Legal - Trial Attorney III

Location        : Atlanta, GA 30329

Duration        : 02 - 03 Months (Possibility Of Extension)

  • Provides legal representation for clients in matters of higher-risk.
  • 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 Fosters and develops relationships with Claims.
  • Might assist in mentoring other trial attorneys and paralegals.

 Responsibilities:

  • Leads or works directly on high risk and/or complicated legal matters, representing clients in trials or hearings before courts or agencies, including appeals and arbitration.
  • May be specialized in one or more areas of law or lines of business.
  • May handle cases at an appellate level and/or in Federal Court.
  • Reviews and evaluates cases and lawsuits. Maintains billable hour requirement.
  • Prepares and tries cases of high complexity and exposure in all courts and agencies, including cases involving toxic substances, extensive injuries, permanent injuries and/or ongoing treatment. Cases may involve inflammatory factors (DUI, death of a child, egregious behavior).
  • Works with client and claims to establish, communicates and implements Litigation Plan. Keeps client and Claims fully informed.
  • Obtains meaningful discovery, takes depositions, and participates in motions practice as warranted.
  • Recognizes, participates and promotes settlement opportunities. Negotiates as authorized; settlement value requires adjusters second level manager approval.
  • Demonstrated proficiency interpreting Insurance contracts and coverage issues.
  • Follows established NTD Best Practices Guidelines; may conduct training for Claims.
  • Fosters and develops relationship with Claims; has contact with Claims management.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Designations: Currently licensed as an attorney in an appropriate U.S. jurisdiction.
  • Experience: Typically has in excess of eight years of relevant civil litigation, trial experience and/or agency hearing representation experience. A skilled attorney in an area of law relevant to insurance practice.
  • Knowledge: Has significant expertise in a specialized area of law.
  • Engages in complex legal practices and procedures. Adherence to Private Practice of Law Policy.
  • Skills/ Competencies: Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Significant negotiation skills.
  • Ability to process information efficiently and effectively.
  • Excellent analytical and legal skills. Resourceful, creative thinker.
  • Computer savvy with a working knowledge of basic software and use of same.
  • Good time management and organization skills.
  • Has contact with all levels of management.
  • Decision making ability to set work priorities and make recommendations.
  • Ability to initiate, organize and coordinate complex projects and cases. Leadership skills, including motivating, influencing and problem solving.
  • Credit Check: Due to the fiduciary account abilities of this job, a valid credit check and background which will be required as part of the selection process.
  • Driving Record: A satisfactory driving record is required due to the out of office travel.


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