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Insurance Defense Attorney II - Sacramento


Posted: 9/7/2017
Job Reference #: 170000EJ
Categories: Insurance, Legal
Keywords: legal, law

Job Description

Job Description

Position is for an Insurance Defense Attorney II in the Sacramento area.

Under general supervision, DEFENDS lawsuits against GEICO insureds and represents GEICO in subrogation, UM/UIM, and PIP suits in courts of limited and unlimited jurisdictions.

Essential Functions:

1.RESEARCHES laws and PREPARES legal briefs, opinions, and memoranda.

2.RENDERS opinions on liability, damages, and value as requested by the Claims Department.

3.PREPARES and HANDLES pleadings, motions, and discovery, to include depositions/examinations before trial and examinations under oath based on jurisdiction.

4.DEFENDS by trial, arbitration, or mediation all matters assigned, as applicable.

5.MEETS the requirements specified below.

  • License in good standing to practice law in applicable jurisdictions.
  • Position requires a minimum of 5 years' experience in personal injury litigation and demonstrated trial ability in cases of moderate severity and complexity (such as control files) or 7 years' litigation experience and demonstrated trial ability in cases of moderate complexity.
  • TRAVELS as required, including but not limited, to attend trials, hearings, depositions, management meetings and conferences.
  • Must be able to, with or without accommodation, perform the essential functions which include, but are not limited to seeing, hearing, typing, speaking, bending, reaching, lifting and standing.
  • Must be able to use a keyboard and a mouse.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must be able to access and utilize multiple pieces of office equipment that may require simultaneous use.
  • Must be able to communicate in a professional manner in person, via telephone and/or email.
For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:

  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • GEICO Federal Credit Union

* Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

How to Apply
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