Insurance Coverage / Bad Faith Defense Attorney: Job in Kansas City, MO Near Me - 312418 | BCGSearch.com

Insurance Coverage / Bad Faith Defense Attorney:

Type Full-Time

Location Missouri - Kansas City

Job ID 1C9B312418

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Insurance CoverageInsurance Defense - General

2024-02-02 01:31:51

A law firm is seeking an Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Defense Attorney:

Job Overview: The Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Defense Attorney will be responsible for managing complex insurance coverage and bad faith litigation cases. This role requires a high level of independence, strong communication skills, and expertise in legal writing and analysis.

Duties:

  • Independently manage cases through the litigation process, working both independently and as part of the case team.
  • Conduct thorough fact investigations to gather evidence and build a strong defense.
  • Handle document productions and assist with various discovery tasks.
  • Prepare witnesses for deposition, ensuring their readiness to provide effective testimony.
  • Take and defend depositions, representing the firm's clients during legal proceedings.
  • Prepare pleadings, briefs, and motions to advance case strategy.
  • Review and analyze insurance policies, contracts, and other legal documents.
  • Provide detailed insurance coverage opinions to clients.
  • Prepare for court hearings and attend them as necessary.
  • Contribute to trial preparation and attend trials when required.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in insurance coverage/bad faith litigation defense.
  • Active licensure in both Missouri and Kansas.
  • Preferred licensure in Arkansas.
  • Ability to work independently on complex insurance coverage and bad faith litigation cases.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong skills in legal writing, contract analysis, and legal research.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Active bar admission in Missouri and Kansas, with Arkansas licensure preferred.

Skills:

  • Legal research and analysis expertise.
  • Case management and litigation strategy proficiency.
  • Witness preparation and deposition skills.
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Strong legal writing skills for pleadings, briefs, and opinions.
  • Contract and legal document analysis capabilities.

Benefits offered:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including 401K matching.
  • Free medical, dental, and vision insurance options for eligible employees.

Founded almost three decades back, this law firm focuses on obtaining the best results for its clients in a timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner. The firm's practice areas include aviation law, business law, civil and complex litigation, construction law, employment law, environmental law, fidelity and surety laws, insurance law, pharmaceutical law, products liability, professional liability, and regional and national litigation management. The attorneys here are especially qualified to evaluate and advise clients in specialized areas such as communications, consumer information, product warnings, and regulatory compliance.

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