Collabera Trial Attorney in Memphis, Tennessee

Trial Attorney

Location:Memphis, TennesseeUS

Posted On:5/17/2018

Job Code:4375TrialAttTN_BRD

Job Description

Industry : Insurance and Financial Services

Job Title : Trial Attorney II

Job Duration: 5 months contract project

Hours per week : 40

JOB SUMMARY:

Must be a licensed attorney in Tennessee with a minimum of 5 years of litigation experience.

Provides legal representation for clients in matters involving various risks. Reviews and evaluates assigned cases.

Workers' Compensation experience a plus.

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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Leads or works directly on various complicated legal matters, representing clients in trials or hearings before courts or agencies, including appeals and arbitrations.

  2. 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.

  3. Reviews and evaluates cases and lawsuits.

  4. Prepares and tries cases of various complexity and exposure in all courts and agencies.

  5. Works with client and claims to establish and implement Litigation Plan. Keeps client and Claims fully informed.

  6. Obtains meaningful discovery, takes depositions, and participates in motion practice as warranted.

  7. Recognizes, participates and promotes settlement opportunities. Negotiates as authorized.

  8. Demonstrated proficiency interpreting Insurance contracts and coverage issues.

  9. Follows established NTD Best Practices Guidelines; may conduct training for Claims.

  10. Fosters and develops relationship with Claims.

  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Designations: Currently licensed as an attorney in an appropriate U.S. jurisdiction.

Experience: Typically has in excess of six 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.

Category:Non-IT code:new

Area Code

38119

Job Requirements

Education

Typically has in excess of six 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.

Preferred Skills: