In-house Supervising Attorney, LSA1034

Legal Search Associates, Inc. Published: July 28, 2017

Description

In-house Supervising Attorney

 Job Summary    

Responsible for the competent, ethical, and diligent representation of clients in all assigned cases. Capable of handling those matters with the greatest complexity levels and/or exposure levels. Responsible for providing assistance to the Managing Attorney in the supervision of other attorneys in the office and in the performance of other delegated administrative duties.   

Essential Job Functions 

  • Supervises assigned personnel.
  • Makes all case assignments to attorneys supervised assuring exposure level and/or complexity of cases matches skill and expertise levels of attorneys.
  • Trains attorneys and others as needed to improve their level of expertise. Performs managerial and administrative tasks, and special assignments, as assigned by Managing Attorney.
  • Informs managing attorney of any and all case activity problems encountered.
  • Supervises maintenance of computerized litigation support systems.
  • Prepares and submits reports as required by the managing attorney.
  • Consults with and renders opinions to the Claims Department regarding insurance policy questions and questions concerning the legal aspects of the handling of personal injury claims.
  • Supervises cases as assigned and handles those of greatest complexity and/or exposure, including preparation of pleadings, motions, discovery, and briefs, attendance at hearings, conferences, interviews, and trials or arbitrations, and performance of any other tasks or duties necessary for the proper representation of clients.
  • Functionally supervises attorneys who have been requested to assist Supervising Attorney in the handling of particular cases. Performs other functions as assigned. 

   Education Requirements 

  • Four-year college degree, law school degree, and member in good standing of the State Bar in the state in which position is located. 

   Experience Requirements 

  • At least two years as a Senior Trial Attorney, or comparable outside experience and capable of handling cases of greatest exposure and/or complexity with minimum supervision. Must have some management experience or demonstrated management aptitude. 

CANDIDATE DETAILS

10+ to 15 years experience
Management Experience Required - Yes
Minimum Education - Juris Doctor
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

SCREENING QUESTIONS
Does the candidate have first-chair jury trial experience?
Does the candidate have an active California Bar License?
Does the candidate have prior supervisory experience?

IDEAL CANDIDATE
Our ideal candidate would have significant jury trial experience, preferably in insurance defense, as well as supervisory experience and great leadership qualities.

If you are an attorney and interested in finding out more about this outstanding opportunity, please e-mail a confidential copy of your resume to Terry Bashor (tbashor@jdhunter.com) or Chuck Loose (cloose@jdhunter.com) at Legal Search Associates, Inc. Please reference LSA1034 when responding

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