Trial Attorney II Workers'Compensation

The Zenith   •  

Fresno, CA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 51 days ago

Job Details

Description


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 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).
  • Provides advice, training, and recommendations on case handling strategies and tactics to representatives of the Claims department.
  • Performs legal research at all levels, from advising clients through the appellate procedures.
  • 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 feedback on performance.
  • Work productively and harmoniously with others on a consistent basis.
  • Consistently maintain professional and appropriate demeanor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Law school graduate and member in good standing of the State Bar.
  • (4) years experience as a Trial Attorney for legal defense of workers' compensationclaimsrequired.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, in an articulate, persuasive, precise and professional manner.
  • 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.

Qualifications

Education

Required

Doctorate or better.

Experience

Required

4 years:Experience as a Trial Attorney for legal defense of workers' compensationclaims.

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