Insurance Defense Attorney Job in Lafayette, LA Near Me - 334987 | BCGSearch.com

Insurance Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Louisiana - Lafayette

Job ID 4P8K334987

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

2024-05-29 22:26:12

A law firm located in Lafayette, LA, is currently seeking an experienced Insurance Defense Attorney with 2-7 years of experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for handling a variety of legal matters related to insurance claims and disputes. The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package, including a 401(k) retirement plan, health and dental contributions, subsidized gym membership, and disability coverage.

Duties

  • Represent clients in insurance defense litigation, including property, casualty, and liability claims.
  • Conduct legal research and prepare pleadings, motions, and briefs.
  • Participate in all stages of litigation, from discovery and depositions to trial preparation and resolution.
  • Provide clients with strategic legal advice and negotiate settlements.
  • Attend court hearings, trials, and mediations as required by cases.
  • Maintain accurate and organized case files and documentation.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and support staff to ensure efficient case management.
  • Stay informed about changes in insurance law and relevant legal precedents.

Requirements

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Active license to practice law in Louisiana.
  • 2-7 years of experience in insurance defense litigation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency with legal research tools and software.
  • Commitment to maintaining high ethical standards.

Education

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

Certifications

  • Active membership in good standing with the Louisiana State Bar.

Skills

  • Thorough understanding of insurance defense law and litigation procedures.
  • Strong negotiation and advocacy skills.
  • Proficiency in legal research and writing.
  • Effective time management and multitasking abilities.
  • Familiarity with case management software and legal databases.

Benefits

  • 401(k) retirement plan with firm contributions.
  • 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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