Attorney

GEICOtypePlace, District of columbiaFull TimeOn Site


We are looking to hire an Attorney in our Alexandria, LA office, to defend lawsuits against GEICO insureds and represents GEICO in subrogation, Uninsured Motorist (UM) and Underinsured Motorist (UIM), PIP lawsuits filed in courts of limited jurisdiction and, in the discretion of the Managing Attorney, in courts of unlimited jurisdiction.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Researching laws and preparing legal briefs, opinions, and memoranda

  • Rendering opinions on liability, damages, and value as requested by the Claims Department

  • Preparing and handling pleadings, motions, and discovery, to include depositions/examinations before trial and examinations under oath, and defending by trial, arbitration, or mediation all matters assigned, as applicable

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor degree required

  • Admission to the Louisiana Bar required

  • Must be licensed in good standing to practice law in Louisiana and meet and maintain licensing requirements including mandatory Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requirements where applicable

  • Up to one (1) year of experience in insurance defense or personal injury litigation

  • Must be able to travel as required, including but not limited, to attend trials, hearings, depositions, management meetings and conferences

  • Must be able to communicate in a professional manner in person, via telephone and written correspondence/email

  • Must be able to document files in a clear, concise, professional written manner, to be understood by customers, clients, co-workers and other employees of the organization

  • Must be able to follow complex instructions, resolve conflicts or facilitate conflict resolution, and have strong organization/priority setting and multi-tasking skills

  • Must be able to learn and apply large amounts of technical and procedural information

Benefits:

At GEICO, we make sure you have the support and resources to leverage and develop your skills, secure your financial future, and take care of your health and well-being. GEICO continually seeks to provide a workplace where everyone can be their authentic self. To help achieve this goal, we support associate-led Employee Resource Groups that foster a true sense of community. Through GEICO’s competitive benefits offerings and various training and development opportunities, we have you covered with our Total Rewards Program* that includes:

  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**

  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave

  • 401(k) Plan with Profit Sharing

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid Training and Licensures

  • Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

**Coverage begins with the pay period after hire date. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.


GEICO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to cultivating an environment where equal employment opportunities are available to all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO celebrates diversity and believes it is critical to our success. As such, we are committed to recruit, develop and retain the most talented individuals to join our team
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To ensure our associates receive the training and support needed to excel and thrive, associates hired for this position are generally required to work at the GEICO building during their orientation period. GEICO follows federal and state guidance and legal requirements regarding measures designed to limit the spread of COVID-19, including masking and social distancing. Measures may vary by GEICO location.

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