Insurance Defense Attorney Job in Weirton, WV Near Me - 335522 |

Insurance Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location West Virginia - Weirton

Job ID LJGD335522

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

2024-06-04 06:56:51

A law firm is seeking an experienced and dedicated Insurance Defense Attorney to join their team in Weirton, WV. The ideal candidate will have 2-7 years of experience in insurance defense litigation. They will manage a diverse caseload, represent clients in court, and provide legal advice on insurance matters. The firm offers competitive benefits, including a 401(k) retirement plan, contributions to health and dental plans, subsidized gym membership, and disability coverage.


  • Represent clients in various stages of insurance defense litigation, including pre-trial, trial, and appellate proceedings.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and prepare pleadings, motions, and briefs.
  • Manage a diverse caseload focusing on insurance defense matters.
  • Provide clients comprehensive legal advice and guidance on insurance claims, coverage issues, and liability.
  • Negotiate settlements and participate in mediation or arbitration proceedings.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, insurers, and legal professionals.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal standards and regulations.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals, and support staff to ensure efficient case management.
  • Attend court hearings, depositions, and other legal proceedings as necessary.
  • Stay updated on changes in laws and regulations relevant to insurance defense.


  • 2-7 years of experience in insurance defense litigation.
  • Admission to the West Virginia State Bar.
  • Proven track record of successfully handling insurance defense cases.
  • Thorough understanding of insurance law and legal procedures.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple cases and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational abilities.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • High level of professionalism and ethical standards.


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


  • Active membership and good standing with the West Virginia State Bar.


  • Proficiency in legal research and writing.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective negotiation and mediation skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Familiarity with legal practice management software.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively.


  • 401(k) retirement plan with company 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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