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Senior Trial Attorney

Company: Contra Costa County Bar Association
Location: Glendale
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Trial Attorney, Los Angeles, CA (Remote)AllstateSenior Trial Attorney, Los Angeles, CA (Remote)US - Glendale, CADepartment: LegalJob # : 754216-en_USPosted on January 25, 2024Apply nowVideo length: 40 seconds0:40JesseAssociate ManagerHow does Allstate support work-life balance? What has that balance allowed you to do?Hear from our team!Role overviewThe world isn't standing still, and neither is Allstate. We're moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers' evolving needs. That's why now is an exciting time to join our team. You'll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.You'll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards - a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life's uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we've thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever's coming next - to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We've been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.We are the Good Hands. We don't follow the trends. We set them.Value of Working at Client Legal ServicesProvide great service to our clients and policy holders in their time of need to make a differenceGreat place to learn to try cases and handle litigationAbility to feel empowered to handle your own docket Job Summary:Represents insured and the Company in the defense of bodily injury and property damage lawsuits, subrogation, and Allstate Financial cases. Prepares for and conducts hearings, trials, arbitrations, mediations, and depositions. Prepares and argues pre and post-trial motions. Assists colleagues in the resolution of calendar conflicts. Provides counsel to business clients on day to day issues. Provides project management, coordination, and collaboration between legal teams. Monitors and reviews new laws, regulations, and case law; identifies and summarizes relevant issues; collaborates with other areas of Law and Regulation (L&R) department; proactively provides advice and counsel to business unit on the impact of new laws on business; monitors counsel. Key Responsibilities:Review new file assignments and approve initial pleadings, propound discovery, and/or develop strategyContacts clients to discuss their case and answer any questions. Maintains contact at a minimum of 90 daysContact claims (initial litigation plan, recurring minimum 90 day contact, strategy conferences, etc.)Review all documentary evidencePrepares witnesses and clients for depositions, arbitrations, mediations and trials including expert witnesses Conducts depositions and examinations under oath and prepares summary documents Prepares and conducts court appearances (matter management conferences, hearings, status conferences, etc.)Conducts settlement/dispositive proceedings (e.g. mediations, arbitrations, etc.)Try and/or arbitrate cases and prepares motions in liminie and summary documentsDraft post-trial motionsPrepare for and participate in appealsProvide legal opinions to claims clientsInvestigate and pursue subrogation litigation as appropriateManages projectsSecond chair as needed Review and determine strategy for legal issues Participate in business process reviews with claims clients Supervisory Responsibilities:This job does not have supervisory duties.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/ExperienceJuris Doctorate and member in good standing of state of practicing for the state of CaliforniaThree plus years or more of litigation and/or subrogation experience1st OR 2nd chair jury trial experience is a plusInsurance defense preferredComputer proficiency with Microsoft Office, LexisNexis (preferred), and the internetAbility to work well with others on a team of attorneys, paralegals, administrative assistants, supervised by Lead CounselMust be able to handle a large case inventoryPeriodically lifting in excess of 20 pounds throughout the day, depending on court matters being handled. Attorneys are required to cover court matters for each other; attorneys have laptops;Bending to pick up the computer bag which sometimes is more than 20 pounds, entering and exiting a vehicle, maneuvering files and computer at security checkpoints,Turning and twisting at work;Sitting for pro-longed periods of time en route to court, in court or at court proceedings, depositions, etc. ;Walking and rolling brief case with files from vehicle to the legal proceeding and/or deposition, and facilitations, etc.;Trial preparation could require lifting in excess 20 lbs. because of exhibits, materials, records from plaintiff, etc. These materials are printed for some proceedings.Ability to work in a remote work environment and ability to travel within the Los Angeles and Los Angeles County area Notes:The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.Compensation offered for this role is $82,000.00-$146,125.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.***This role is also bonus eligible Good Hands. Greater Together. As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary - but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate's benefits, visit more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn or watch a video.#LI-PC1Who we areAllstate has been protecting families and their belongings for over 90 years. As the Good Hands company, we offer affordable, simple and connected coverage to our customers. Today, were expanding our product offerings to continue our mission of protecting people from life's uncertainties.BenefitsExperience the benefits that make Allstate a great place to work.*Benefits vary based on position.HealthMedical, dental and vision coverageHSAs and FSAsWellbeing programsFree therapy sessionsRetirement401(k) planPension planFree financial counselingWork-life balancePaid time offWork flexibilityCareer developmentTalent sharesTuition reimbursementLearning opportunitiesFor a full description of Allstate's benefits, visit making a differenceRealize your full potential by doingwork that matters.Apply now


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