Insurance Defense Attorney Job in Houston, TX Near Me - 334787 | BCGSearch.com

Insurance Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Texas - Houston

Job ID 461F334787

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 7 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Insurance Defense - General

2024-05-28 03:22:34

A law firm in Houston, TX, seeks a dedicated and skilled Insurance Defense Attorney with 2-7 years of experience. The successful candidate will provide legal representation and defense for clients in insurance-related cases, including personal injury, property damage, and liability claims. The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package, including a 401(k) retirement plan, health and dental contributions, subsidized gym membership, and disability coverage.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Represent clients in insurance defense cases, including personal injury, property damage, and liability claims.
  • Draft, review, and file legal documents such as pleadings, motions, and discovery requests.
  • Conduct legal research to support case strategies and stay current with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Participate in depositions, mediations, and court appearances.
  • Provide clients with legal advice and strategy, ensuring they are well informed about their case status and options.
  • Negotiate settlements with opposing counsel and insurance companies when appropriate.
  • Prepare for and manage trial cases, including developing case strategy, preparing witnesses, and presenting evidence.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals, and support staff to ensure efficient case management.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation and case records.

Requirements:

  • 2-7 years of experience in insurance defense or related legal field.
  • Strong understanding of insurance law and defense litigation processes.
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and analytical skills.
  • Effective negotiation and communication abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple cases and deadlines efficiently.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the State Bar of Texas, in good standing.
  • Additional certifications in insurance law or related fields are a plus.

Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of insurance defense litigation and legal procedures.
  • Proficiency in legal research and case management software.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for client and team interactions.
  • Strong time management and multitasking capabilities.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Contributions to health and dental plans.
  • Subsidized gym membership.
  • Disability coverage.

With offices from coast to coast, this full-service law company has received praise for maintaining and nourishing their diversity-friendly culture. In addition to offering legal services in over 40 specialties, this company's team has built stable, long-lasting relationships with both institutional and corporate clients. This company is widely known for its deep professional understanding and its commitment to offering a reliable and comfortable workplace environment.

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