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Attorney

State Farm
Posted May 24
Full Time
On Site
Miami, Florida

Job Description

Overview

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We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

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Responsibilities

Nicholas J. Ryan & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, seeks an insurance defense attorney. First or second chair trial experience is preferred, and/or some insurance civil litigation experience to join our Miami, Florida office. Former Assistant Public Defenders and Assistant State Attorneys are encouraged to apply.  Candidates must possess knowledge of trial work, outstanding research abilities, excellent written and oral advocacy skills, and strong software/technological skills.  Competitive candidates will be well organized, detail oriented and able to independently manage a caseload where all work is time sensitive.  The selected candidate should plan to spend time working both in the office and from home as part of a hybrid work arrangement.  Work arrangements could change over time based on business needs. Located in Miami, Florida, we enjoy an active, busy civil trial practice primarily Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. We provide a congenial, team-oriented professional work environment with skilled support staff, competitive salary and exceptional benefits.


Qualifications
  • Must have a law degree from ABA accredited law school and excellent academic credentials
  • Must have active license to practice law in Florida and be a member in good standing of the Florida Bar
  • 5 to 10 years legal experience
  • Insurance defense experience is preferred, but not required
  • Jury trial experience in either civil or criminal is preferred, but not required
  • Experience directing support staff on clerical and administrative matters related to lawsuit handling
  • Strong automation/technological skills for lawsuit handling and courtroom presentation
  • Experience working in a paperless electronic environment
  • **Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for US work authorization for this opportunity.