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Temporary Attorney, Insurance Defense – 60 day assignment
As a temporary Attorney within our Bodily Injury unit, you will be a member of our insurance defense litigation team, providing legal representation to Progressive insureds and/or to the Progressive Insurance Companies before courts and arbitration panels in all aspects of litigation. Handling your own cases from beginning to end, you will also prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs and be involved in negotiating settlements. You will work closely with our customers and claims team to ensure all appropriate defenses are leveraged to reach positive outcomes.
Please Note: This is a temporary attorney position, helping the team cover planned absences. You will cover venues in South Jersey (i.e. Mercer County; Camden County; Gloucester County; Cumberland County; and Atlantic County).
In this role, you will also have the flexibility to work remote.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school
Active license to practice law in New Jersey
2+ years of civil litigation experience preferred including insurance defense
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Listening, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to litigate and try cases
Capable of working independently and as a team member
Proficiency at conducting expert discovery
Ability to manage diary
Ability to organize and prioritize workload
Can identify risk issues
Ability to work with clients and customers
Capable of negotiating on behalf of clients
Ability to review and assess medical records, depositions and other documents
Time management and organizational skills
Understands all applicable ethical duties
Ability to conduct research
Understands the insurance business
Apply now and find out what it's like to be valued for the talent and passion you invest in all that you do.
Here are a few things to keep in mind when applying with us:
* You'll be asked for information around your employment history and educational background
* After applying, you are able to monitor your status in the recruiting process on your profile
* A recruiter will contact you by email or phone if you are under consideration for a current position
* Some positions require candidates to meet company requirements on our online assessment test
* Candidates must pass a comprehensive background check
Equal Opportunity Employer
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Iselin
Employee Status: Temporary