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Trial Attorney II at Zenith Insurance Company

Trial Attorney II

Zenith Insurance Company Fresno, CA (Onsite) Full-Time
Flexible Hybrid and Fully Remote will be considered

Under limited direction of managing attorney, performs duties of legal counsel in the defense and representation of the Company in a variety of courts of law, and other related appearances.

The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Handles complex cases under the state administrative process (trial level), as well as state and federal courts.
* Defends workers' compensation cases.
* Takes depositions, analyzes testimony, prepares and files related reports.
* Represents the Company in appearances at hearings and conferences; prepares and files related reports.
* Researches and prepares complex pleadings for cases under the state administrative process (trial level), as well as state and federal civil courts.
* Provides advice, training, and recommendations on case handling strategies and tactics to representatives of the Claims department.
* Handles civil litigation, bond, employer liability defense, and subrogation recovery.
* Performs legal research at all levels, from advising clients through the appellate procedures.
* Acts as inter-departmental training seminar leader.
* May assist in training Trial Attorney I.
* Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
* Responds positively to direction and critique of performance.
* Consistently maintain professional and appropriate demeanor.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Education Skills and Requirement

* Juris Doctorate Law school graduate and member in good standing of the State Bar required
* 4+ Years as a Trial Attorney for legal defense of workers' compensation claims required
* Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, in an articulate, persuasive, precise and professional manner.
* Experience with training small groups in current legal practices and procedures in the field of workers' compensation defense and subrogation.
* Ability to lift legal files, including documents and exhibits, up to a weight of 30 pounds.
* Must be willing and able to travel extensively using all means of public transportation, as well as capable of prolonged automobile driving, in excess of three hours a day, to widely dispersed venues.
* Valid Driver License in good standing.

The anticipated hiring range for this opportunity is $133,516.1 to $148,351.22. Placement within that range is based on market location and may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education and other job-related reasons. If an applicant has a specific question as relates to anticipated hiring range for the applicant's specific location, the recruiter will provide upon request.

Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Zenith Insurance Company.

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