Responsible for the competent, ethical, and diligent representation of clients in all cases assigned by supervisor. Cases can involve all areas of tort practice. Responsible for handling matters of moderate to great complexity and/or exposure, and may assist in the handling of cases assigned to other attorneys.
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Since our start in 1928, Farmers has grown and adapted to meet the changing needs of our customers with an unwavering commitment to upholding the ideals with which we began by providing industry-leading products and services to the customers we're privileged to serve.
Today, Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the country's third-largest insurer of both private Personal Lines passenger automobile and homeowner’s insurance. Farmers operates primarily in 41 states across the country through the efforts of approximately 20,000 employees who are responsible for servicing more than 15 million customers.
If you’re looking for stability and opportunity in your next position, put your law degree and previous trial experience to work at Farmers Insurance. We are looking for a results-driven Trial Attorney for our San Jose California Branch Legal Office .
This position offers a competitive starting salary, outstanding benefits package, up to 6% company matched 401K, paid time off and an annual performance based incentive program.
As a Trial Attorney for Farmers Insurance, you will be responsible for:
o The competent, ethical, and diligent representation of clients in all cases involving tort practice, moderate to severe injuries and/or damages, including preparation of pleadings, motions, discovery, and briefs, attendance at hearings, conferences, interviews, trials or arbitrations, and performance of any other tasks or duties necessary for the proper representation of clients.
o Consulting with and rendering opinions to members of the Claims Departments concerning the legal aspects of the handling of personal injury claims.
o Maintaining and updating computerized litigation support systems for assigned caseloads.
Our Ideal Candidate will possess the following:
o JD and a member in good standing of the California State Bar.
o The ability to handle cases of moderate to great exposure and/or complexity with minimum supervision.
o Minimum of 5 years 1st Chair Jury Trial experience required in preferably in Personal Injury or Insurance Defense.
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Preferred Skills and Abilities
Enter preferred skills and abilities.
Besides sedentary work, job duties require some or all of the following physical activities: Carrying and lifting up to 25 pounds, hearing, seeing, standing and walking (including up and down stairs and steps).
Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment, with some exposure to uncontrollable outside environmental conditions and travel via automobile and/or commercial transportation.
Four-year college degree, law school degree, and member in good standing of the State Bar in the state in which position is located.
At least three years as an Attorney including civil jury trial experience or equivalent dispositive ADR experience or comparable outside experience. Must be capable of handling cases of moderate to great exposure and/or complexity with minimum supervision.
Special Skills Requirements
Public speaking, ability to function and handle high case loads in adversarial or confrontational situations, driving.
Farmers Insurance Group - 21 months ago
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