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Litigation Attorney

Company: Velasquez & Associates PA
Location: Hialeah
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Fast-growing law firm seeking Full-time Litigation Attorney from Monday to Friday hours are from 9 am - 5:00 pm. The candidate will work a minimum of 40 hours per week and must have at least 1 year of litigation experience. This is a great opportunity to work at a firm that is quickly growing and has a great energetic culture. The firm specializes mainly in first-party property damage insurance litigation (first-party and AOB) and personal injury so knowledge in some or all of those fields is a plus. The position requires the applicant to have experience litigating cases from inception to trial. The candidate will be responsible for managing a caseload. The duties consist of drafting pleadings, attend hearings, depositions, mediations, settlement negotiations etc.. Having proficiency in Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe Acrobat is preferred. The compensation package has a base salary with a commission-based bonus paid every quarter. Please take a look at the firm website to find out more about us. www.jvelasquezlaw.com Bilingual, English and Spanish are preferred.

Responsibilities:

Assume responsibility for administrative staff members as they carry out client invoicing, compile billing records, schedule meetings, and complete other insurance case-related tasks
Develop and carry out promising legal defense strategies by performing legal research, auditing for coverage issues, and drafting legal documents
Conduct correspondence and draft legal pleadings, briefs, and motions needed for clients' insurance law proceedings
Identify insurance client conflicts to determine case arguments that offer ideal options for resolution
Help oversee insurance firm paralegals, litigation associates, administrative staff, legal assistants, and others, as assigned


Qualifications:

Experience using legal research programs such as Westlaw and Lexis required
Must hold a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school and have at least two years of experience representing clients
Active membership in a local bar association is mandatory
Previous experience working in the insurance industry and prior insurance coverage experience or insurance defense litigation experience in an insurance law firm is required
Solid decision-making, interpersonal communication, and public speaking skills are non-negotiable


About Company:
Please take a look at the firm website to find out more about us. www.jvelasquezlaw.com

Keywords: Velasquez & Associates PA, Hialeah , Litigation Attorney, Legal , Hialeah, Florida

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