Insurance Defense Attorney Job in Coral Gables, FL Near Me - 335526 | BCGSearch.com

Insurance Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Florida - Coral Gables

Job ID QYH4335526

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 06:56:32

A law firm seeks a dynamic Insurance Defense Attorney to join their team in Coral Gables, FL. The ideal candidate will possess 2-7 years of experience in insurance defense litigation. They will be tasked with managing a caseload, representing clients in court proceedings, and offering legal counsel on insurance matters. The firm provides an attractive benefits package, including a 401(k) retirement plan, contributions to health and dental plans, subsidized gym membership, and disability coverage.

Duties:

  • Represent clients in insurance defense litigation, including pre-trial, trial, and appellate proceedings.
  • Conduct legal research, draft pleadings, motions, and briefs.
  • Efficiently manage and prioritize a diverse caseload.
  • Provide comprehensive legal advice on insurance claims, coverage issues, and liability.
  • Negotiate settlements and engage in mediation or arbitration.
  • Foster strong relationships with clients, insurers, and legal professionals.
  • Ensure adherence to legal standards and regulations.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and support staff for effective case management.
  • Attend court hearings, depositions, and other legal proceedings as necessary.
  • Stay abreast of changes in laws and regulations impacting insurance defense.

Requirements:

  • 2-7 years of experience in insurance defense litigation.
  • Admission to the Florida State Bar.
  • Demonstrated success in handling insurance defense cases.
  • Proficient understanding of insurance law and legal procedures.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and advocacy skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple cases and meet deadlines.
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • High level of professionalism and ethical standards.

Education:

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

Certifications:

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

Skills:

  • Proficiency in legal research, writing, and case analysis.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective negotiation and mediation abilities.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to foster client relationships.
  • Familiarity with legal practice management software.
  • Time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Capability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

Benefits:

  • 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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