Property Attorney - Defense or Plaintiff- Tampa

Benazir Recruiting
$0 - 0
Posted Jan 23
Full Time
Tampa, Florida
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Family owned and operated AV Rated Insurance defense firm with offices in offices in the Tampa, Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville and Pensacola areas is looking for an Attorney with 3-7+ years of first-party property or PIP defense litigation experience. The Firm offers comprehensive insurance coverage and defense services, including policy analysis and interpretation, and defense against claim litigation.

Responsibilities

  • Manage significant caseload from inception to post-trial.
  • Attend hearings, depositions, mediations, and trials.
  • Prepare pleadings, discovery/discovery responses, motions, and other litigation documents.
  • Prepare timely reports to insurance carriers and clients regarding case status and ongoing activities.
  • Develop clients via relationship building methods.
  • Travel to various courthouses and other locations is expected.
  • Meet monthly billing requirements.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must have knowledge and experience in first-party property claims and/or PIP litigation.
  • Must have knowledge and expertise in all phases of litigation from pleadings through trial.
  • Must have knowledge and experience taking and defending depositions.
  • Must have strong and persuasive oral advocacy as well as excellent writing skills.
  • Must be skilled in evaluating cases.
  • Must have strong communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must have strong organizational skills.
  • Must have effective time management skills.
  • Ability to manage a high volume caseload.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to demonstrate a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to be a team player.
  • Ability to provide superior client service
  • Ability to interact with attorneys, paralegals, court personnel, opposing counsel, clients, and office staff in a professional manner.
  • Ability to delegate and prioritize as necessary.

Competencies

  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-Starter
  • Goal-oriented
  • Critical thinking and decisive judgement
  • Motivated and assertive
  • Proactive and results oriented
  • Personable

Requirements

  • Must be a Good Standing Member of the Florida Bar.
  • Excellent academic credentials required.
  • Must have knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be technologically confident, very comfortable using process management systems and effectively utilizes available technology and automation.
  • Knowledge of Time Matters, Juris and Acuity is a plus.

BenefitsThe firm invests in our team members and their personal growth, providing competitive pay and benefits and an exceptional work environment that allows our staff to thrive.

  • Medical, dental, vision and voluntary insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
  • Paid Holiday and Time-Off benefits