Chatsworth, California
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Oct 17, 2016
Dec 16, 2016
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Kemper at a glance

With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in home, auto, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses.

Kemper's underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper services six million policies and ranks among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers

Job Summary:

We are seeking a full time experienced insurance defense attorney with 2 to 7 years of experience to represents insured's of Alliance United Insurance, A Kemper Insurance Company. The successful candidate will be capable of handling a case from answer through trial and must have the necessary experience to assume responsibility for mature files. We offer a fast paced, stable and friendly work environment.

General Job Duties:

· Timely reporting to the claims department and coordinating the case handling with claim personnel
· The taking and defending of depositions.
· Prepare and respond to discovery
· Attend law and motion hearings, mediations and settlement conferences
· Ability to draft pleadings, motions and mediation briefs
· Ability to evaluate bodily injury claims, including the strengths and weakness of a claim and provide an opinion to claims accordingly
· Provide opinions to the claims department regarding various issues related to insurance defense litigation
· Provide timely status reports to claims regarding pending litigation

Job Qualifications:

· Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an ABA approved school
· Must be a member and in good standing with the California State Bar
· 2-7 years of litigation experience; insurance defense strongly preferred
· Jury trial experience a plus
· Ability to handle a full case load
· Excellent time management skills including ability to prioritize, organize, and meet time lines
· Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
· Independent worker as well as team player to collaborate and work cohesively with a group of attorneys, paralegals, administrative assistants
· Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
· Effective negotiation skills
· Computer proficiency with MS Office and Abacus

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Our employees enjoy great benefits:

• Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month.
• Save for the future with robust 401(k) match, Retirement Plans, Health Spending Accounts.
• Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance, Paid Certifications and Continuing Education programs.
• Contribute to your community through United Way and Volunteer programs.
• Balance your life with flexible Paid Time Off and Business Casual Dress.
• Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance.

We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V ~CB~ ~M~

*Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.