Insurance Defense Attorney Job in Albuquerque, NM Near Me - 335932 |

Insurance Defense Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New Mexico - Albuquerque

Job ID SXDA335932

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 8 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Insurance Defense - GeneralPersonal Injury DefenseLitigation - Construction Defect (Defense)

2024-06-10 08:28:28

A law firm is seeking an experienced Insurance Defense Attorney to join their team in Albuquerque, NM. The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

Job Overview:

The Insurance Defense Attorney will represent clients in insurance defense matters, with a focus on construction defect, general liability, and bodily injury cases. The role requires significant litigation and trial experience and the ability to handle complex cases independently.


  • Represent clients in insurance defense cases, including construction defect, general liability, and bodily injury claims.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to provide accurate and timely advice to clients.
  • Prepare and draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and discovery requests.
  • Conduct depositions, hearings, and trials as necessary.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, opposing counsel, and other parties involved in the litigation process.
  • Manage case files and ensure all deadlines are met.


  • Minimum of 5-8 years of law experience, focusing on insurance defense.
  • Currently licensed to practice law in New Mexico; additional licensure in other states is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience in handling complex defense cases from start to finish.
  • Strong litigation and trial skills, including experience conducting depositions and trials.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently, with minimal supervision.
  • Motivated, self-starter with a strong work ethic.

Education & Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the State Bar of New Mexico.


  • Legal research and writing
  • Case management
  • Trial preparation and advocacy
  • Negotiation
  • Time management and organization
  • Client communication and relationship management

The firm offers competitive benefits, including 401(k), dental, health, life, and vision insurance. 

With offices and a network of experts across the country in various major metropolitan areas allow this mid-sized defense law firm to provide the highest level of legal services. This firm specializes in a wide range of business and insurance law. Using innovative technology and a client-centric approach has allowed the firm to become an industry leader. The firm consists of diverse and highly experienced attorneys who pride themselves on achieving the best possible outcomes for each and every client. Focusing on hiring and developing highly-talented people from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures, genders, and viewpoints helps the firm have better perspectives, better ideas, and more creative solutions. The firm fosters a supportive and collegiate working environment where everyone feels included, respected, and able to contribute fully. Besides the full benefits package, the firm offers a mentorship program, team building events, community service opportunities, and on-site training classes.

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