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Associate Trial Attorney - Subrogation (Dallas-Ft. Worth)

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Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

Job Summary

Responsible for the competent, ethical, and diligent representation of clients in all cases assigned by supervisor. Cases can involve all areas of subrogation practice including auto commercial, and homeowner cases. Responsible for handling matters of moderate complexity and/or exposure and may assist in the handling of cases assigned to other attorneys.

 

This is a virtual/remote position in Texas with in-person appearances across Texas but primarily in Dallas-Fort Worth area.  Position involves handling pre-suit subrogation claims which occurred across the US and litigated subrogation cases venued in Texas.  Candidates with 3-5 years handling auto and property subrogation cases preferred. This position has the potential to qualify for a sign-on bonus. Please speak with one of our recruiters for additional details.

Essential Job Functions

  • Handles subrogation cases of moderate complexity and/or exposure, or assists in cases of greater 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 the Associate Trial Attorney in the handling of particular cases. 
  • Consults with and renders opinions to members of the Claims Department regarding insurance policy questions and questions concerning the legal aspects of the handling of subrogation claims.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of the work being done for clients and of any and all problems encountered.
  • Maintains and updates computerized litigation support systems for assigned caseloads.
  • Performs other functions as assigned.

Physical Actions

Besides sedentary work, job duties require some or all of the following physical activities: Carrying and lifting up to 25 pounds, hearing, seeing, standing and walking (including up and down stairs and steps).

Physical Environment

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate- controlled office environment, with some exposure to uncontrolled outside en vironmental conditions and travel via automobile and/or commercial transportation.

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree required. Law school degree, and member in good standing of the State Bar in the state in which position is located.

Experience Requirements

At least one year as an Attorney or comparable outside experience. Should be capable of handling cases of moderate exposure and/or complexity with minimum supervision. Paralegal, claims, or insurance experience helpful.

Special Skill Requirement

Public speaking, ability to function in adversarial situations, driving.

Additional preferred skills: Excellent negotiation skills, strong organizational skills, and ability to handle high volume practice, critical thinking, and creative problem solver

 

 

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

 

Job Location(s): US - TX - Dallas-Greenway, US - TX - Irving

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Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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