• Location: Pensacola , FL
  • Type: Perm
  • Job #13154
  • Associate Attorney – First Party Property
    Pensacola, Florida

    Florida Insurance Defense firm is currently seeking a competent and experienced lawyer to join their growing practice. The individual in this role would be responsible for compiling and maintaining case files, adhering to court requirements, and acting as an advocate for our  clients. The ideal candidate will have a background in both insurance defense and first-party property.

    • Employee Paid Benefits
    • Exceptional Growth Opportunities
    • Competitive Salary and Bonus

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Consult with clients on legal best practices
    • Prepare case file documents
    • Maintain and adhere to 175 billable hour requirement
    • Work with the legal team to compile comprehensive trial briefs
    • Draft and administer contracts, negotiate deals
    • Review discovery documents and define the best course of action
    • Adhere to a consistent schedule of hearings, court appearances, and case-related conferences
    • Represent the company in legal proceedings such as trials and administrative boards
    • Facilitate the depositions of experts and case witnesses
    • Handle all corporate legal processes including mergers & acquisitions, securities offerings, intellectual property, compliance issues, etc
    • Research and anticipate legal risks
    • Develop company policies and positions on legal matters

    Lawyer Requirements and Qualifications

    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Skills of persuasion and negotiation
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Detail-oriented
    • Strong computer skills and competency
    • Professional attitude and strong personal ethics
    • Administrative and managerial experience preferred
    • Minimum 3 years experience in insurance defense 
    • Juris Doctor (JD) degree required in the state of Florida

    For more information please contact Kelly Dameron at kelly@toplawjobs.com

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