Staff/Sr. Staff Attorney - Workers Compensation

Overview

Remote
Hybrid
$80 - $100
Contract - W2
Contract - Independent
Contract - 2 Month(s)

Skills

Excel
team - player
writing
Lexis
Lexis Nexis
MS Office
Nexis
computer skills
legal research
research

Job Details

Job ID: 12485-1 - Staff/Sr. Staff Attorney - Workers Compensation

The Staff/ Sr. Staff Attorney is an in-house position FULLY REMOTE IN CALIFORNIA (Los Angeles County and adjacent counties). Position that will handle Workers Compensation cases and may be asked to attend some appearances before the California Workers' Compensation Boards in Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles, Van Nuys, and Oxnard.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive and develop well-reasoned legal research
  • Independently create and present defense strategies on behalf of clients
  • Prepare complex pleadings, written discovery, depositions, petitions for reconsideration, trial briefs in support of defense strategies with autonomy
  • Partner with our Claims Partners to achieve the best results for our Hartford insured
  • Provide effective and timely communications, information, legal advice and other services to clients on legal and factual issues
  • Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel and co-counsel with professional diplomacy and discretion
  • Facilitate prompt, efficient and effective disposition of assigned cases
  • Independently prepare and present witnesses and evidence at trials or judicial/administrative hearings
  • Research, draft, file and argue appellate briefs in reviewing courts on behalf of clients

Qualifications:

Note This position may be filled as a Staff Attorney or a Senior Staff Attorney commensurate with a candidate s experience.

Qualified Staff Attorney candidates will possess the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of legal practice experience handling Workers? Compensation cases
  • JD from accredited law school and license to practice in the state of California
  • Trial experience is preferred but not required
  • Positive minded and collaborative team-player attitude
  • Strong legal research and writing skills
  • Solid MS Office proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
  • Lexis Nexis experience is a plus!
  • Self-directed with excellent organizational and prioritization skills

Qualified Senior Staff Attorney candidates will possess the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of legal practice experience handling complex/life pension Workers? Compensation cases
  • JD from accredited law school and license to practice in the state of California
  • Trial experience is preferred
  • Positive minded and collaborative team-player attitude
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills
  • Strong MS Office proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
  • Lexis Nexis experience is a plus!
  • Self-directed with excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong computer skills and the ability to quickly leverage new software as required