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DATE ADDED: Wed 10/10/2018

Trial Attorney/General Counsel

Houston, USA
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COMPANY: AMERICAN RISK INSURANCE COMPANY, INC.

Job Description

Job Purpose:

Provides legal advice and representation to a Texas Domiciled Property Insurance Carrier in Homeowners and Commercial Property Insurance legal matters. Handle cases of moderate complexity and financial exposure; may handle higher exposure cases as part of a legal team. Handle regulatory and compliance matters.
 

Job Responsibilities:

·         Examine reports, evidence and other relevant data to determine advisability of proceeding with litigation.

·         Analyze probable outcomes through knowledge and research of legal precedents.

·         Develop and execute trial and/or pre-trial strategy for most cost effective outcome.

·         Draft legal papers, perform research, and handle project work for the office.

·         Negotiate settlements on behalf of the insured and/or Carrier

·         Conduct Examinations Under Oath and Depositions as necessary

 

Position Requirements:

·         Minimum of 5 years related Homeowners and Commercial Property Insurance experience with ability to independently handle any assigned matter with limited supervision / oversight.

·         Strong & Effective Communications and Ability to Interact Effectively with Clients and Claims peers

·         Detailed knowledge of local statutes, regulations and case law

·         Ability to develop manage and monitor pre-trial and trial strategies

·         Knowledge of rules of evidence, court rules and procedures

·         Ability to advise core and associate staff on technical issues

·         Ability to litigate the moderately complex cases in the specified jurisdiction

·         JD Required; Must be admitted and able to practice Law in Texas


Role: Trial Attorney/General Counsel
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Location: Houston,

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