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Trial Attorney - Metairie, LA (Remote/Home Based)

$85,600- $152,650
Posted Jul 01
Full Time
United States

At Allstate, great things happen when our people work together to protect families and their belongings from life’s uncertainties. And for more than 90 years our innovative drive has kept us a step ahead of our customers’ evolving needs. From advocating for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws, to being an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, and, more recently, device and identity protection.

Job Description

The Trial Attorney represents insured and the Company in the defense of bodily injury and property damage lawsuits, subrogation cases. The position prepares for and conducts hearings, trials, arbitrations, mediations, and depositions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts depositions and examinations under oath and prepares summary documents
  • Prepares witnesses and clients for depositions, arbitrations, mediations, and trials including expert witnesses
  • Keep claim business partners updated on status (initial client contact, initial litigation plan, recurring contacts, strategy conferences, pre-trial, etc.)
  • Contacts clients to discuss their case and answer any questions
  • Review new file assignments, all documentary evidence, and approve initial pleadings, propound discovery, and/or develop strategy
  • Investigate and pursue subrogation litigation as appropriate
  • Draft post-trial motions
  • Try and/or arbitrate cases by preparing motions, motions in limine and summary documents in limine
  • Conducts settlement/dispositive proceedings (e.g., mediations, arbitrations, etc.)
  • Prepares and conducts court appearances (matter management conferences, hearings, status conferences, etc.)

Education

  • Juris Doctor required

Experience

  • Juris Doctorate degree and member in good standing of LA State Bar
  • 1-5 or more years of experience

Skills

Arbitration, Customer Centricity, Depositions, Digital Literacy, Documentation Review, Evidence Gathering, Inclusive Leadership, Insurance Defense, Learning Agility, Legal Research, Legal Writing, Litigation, Litigation Law, Results-Oriented

Compensation

Compensation offered for this role is $85,600 - 152,650 annually and is based on experience and qualifications.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Joining our team isn’t just a job — it’s an opportunity. One that takes your skills and pushes them to the next level. One that encourages you to challenge the status quo. And one where you can impact the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in a flexible environment that embraces connection and belonging. And with the recognition of several inclusivity and diversity awards, we’ve proven that Allstate empowers everyone to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live.

Good Hands. Greater Together.®

Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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