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Associate Trial Attorney - Northern California

Farmers Insurance
$92,720- $134,000/ year
Posted Apr 20
Full Time
On Site
Monterey, California

We are Farmers!

We are… more than just your favorite commercials. At Farmers, we strive to deliver peace of mind to our customers by providing protection and comprehensive advice and delivering in the moments of truth. That means having people who can help us meet changing customer and business needs. Farmers high-performance culture is focused on results and the people who achieve them. We hold ourselves and others accountable for sustainably growing the business and each other. We seek solutions, own our actions, and grow through discomfort. We see setbacks as opportunities while continuously asking ourselves how we impact our customers.

Farmers is an award winning, equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. We are dedicated to supporting the well-being of our people through our extensive suite of benefits, as well as the well-being of the communities we serve through employee volunteer programs and nonprofit partnerships. Helping others in their time of need isn’t just our business – it’s our culture! To learn more about our high-performance culture and open opportunities, check out www.Farmers.com/careers/corporate and be sure to follow us on Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok.

Workplace: Remote ( )

This is a virtual position handling cases throughout Northern California, with in-person appearances as required. We are open to candidates throughout Northern California. Comprehensive benefits package including annual bonus potential up to 15% of the salary, generous 401k, auto allowance, PTO, medical/dental vision, paid parental leave, and much more all without the stress of billable hours!

Job Summary

Responsible for the competent, ethical, and diligent representation of clients in all cases assigned by supervisor. Cases can involve all areas of tort practice. Responsible for handling matters of moderate complexity and/or exposure and may assist in the handling of cases assigned to other attorneys.

Essential Job Functions

 

  • Handles cases of moderate complexity and/or exposure, or assists in cases of greater complexity and/or exposure, including preparation of pleadings, motions, discovery, and briefs, attendance at hearings, conferences, interviews and trials or arbitrations, and performance of any other tasks or duties necessary for the proper representation of clients.
  • Functionally supervises attorneys who have been requested to assist the Associate Trial Attorney in the handling of particular cases.
  • Consults with and renders opinions to members of the Claims Department regarding insurance policy questions and questions concerning the legal aspects of the handling of personal injury claims.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of the work being done for clients and of any and all problems encountered.
  • Maintains and updates computerized litigation support systems for assigned caseloads.
  • Performs other functions as assigned.

Physical Actions

Besides sedentary work, job duties require some or all of the following physical activities: Carrying and lifting up to 25 pounds, hearing, seeing, standing and walking (including up and down stairs and steps).

Physical Environment

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate- controlled office environment, with some exposure to uncontrolled outside en vironmental conditions and travel via automobile and/or commercial transportation.

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree required. Law school degree, and member in good standing of the State Bar in the state in which position is located.

Experience Requirements

At least one year as an Attorney or comparable outside experience. Should be capable of handling cases of moderate exposure and/or complexity with minimum supervision. Paralegal, claims, or insurance experience helpful.

Special Skill Requirement

Public speaking, ability to function in adversarial or confrontational situations, driving.

Benefits

 

  • Farmers offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and location.
  • CA Only: $92,720 - $134,000
  • Bonus Opportunity (based on Company and Individual Performance)
  • 401(k)
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • For more information, review “What we offer” on https://www.farmers.com/careers/corporate/#offer

Job Location(s): US - CA - Oakland, US - CA - Sacramento, US - CA - Concord, US - CA - Santa Rosa, US - CA - Daly City, US - CA - Fresno, US - CA - Pleasanton, US - CA - Rancho Cordova, US - CA - Roseville, US - CA - SanJose-Almaden, US - CA - Alameda-1751, US - CA - Monterey, US - CA - Santa Cruz

Want to learn more about our culture & opportunities? Check out www.Farmers.com/careers/corporate and be sure to follow us on Instagram, LinkedIn, and TikTok.