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Catastrophic Injury Attorney - Northern California

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We are Farmers!

 

We are… more than just your favorite commercials. We are a passionate, award winning, equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. We are dedicated to supporting the well-being of our people through our extensive suite of benefits, as well as the well-being of the communities we serve through employee volunteer programs and nonprofit partnerships. Helping others in their time of need isn’t just our business – it’s our culture! We are Farmers!

 

 

 

Are you an amazing trial attorney who is tired of billable hours and business development and wants to focus on providing exceptional legal representation to your clients? Come join our California team as a High Exposure Attorney where you'll have the opportunity to handle a wide variety of complex and exciting litigated matters! This is a fully virtual position - we are open to candidates throughout the state with a preference for Northern California. Comprehensive benefits package including up to 25% annual, generous 401k, car stipend, PTO, medical/dental vision, paid parental leave, and much more all without the stress of billable hours! Check out our Employer Brand Playbook to read more about our Company Culture!

 

 

Job Summary

High Exposure Attorneys are the highest form of in-house trial attorneys with extensive lead attorney trial experience in high exposure and/or complex matters.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for handling a range of high exposure/complex cases including, but not limited to, catastrophic burns, scarring/disfigurement, brain or other cognitive injuries, partial and/or full amputation/paralysis, reflect sympathetic dystrophy or Kreps, and other significant and/or complex legal matters.
  • Perform any task and fulfill any duty necessary and integral for the proper and zealous representation of the clients.
  • Mentor attorneys and others as needed in order to improve client representation and customer service, overall file handling, advocacy, legal and trial skills.
  • Present topics and/or act in a liaison capacity at educational seminars both within and outside the Department.
  • Serve as a legal resource for the BLOs and Farmers Claims.
  • Assume case handling responsibilities at late stages of litigations, as needed.
  • Interface and consult with all department heads and other executive level personnel as required.
  • Attend social or business functions as a representative of the Department and/or the Company Perform special assignments, tasks and other functions as assigned.

Physical Actions

Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing, lifting and/or carrying files up to 20 lbs, seeing, speaking, and hearing.

Physical Environment

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate- controlled office environment with exposure to uncontrolled outside environmental conditions as required by the exigencies of the issues or subject matter. High Exposure Attorneys are expected to handle any matter assigned within their State of licensure and Courts of Admittance, which may require travel by vehicle, train, or air with extended overnight and/or lengthier travel periods.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree required, law school degree from a State or American Bar Association accredited law school, and member in good standing of the State Bar in the state in which the position is located.

Experience Requirements

Five years experience handling larger exposure matters. Must have the requisite background, knowledge and skill set to handle high exposure multi-party litigation, high profile litigation, cases involving inadequate policy limits, reservation of rights, property rights, as well cases with uncommon and/or unique legal theories or causes of action.

Special Skill Requirement

Expansive knowledge of both procedural and substantive law. Superlative skills in all areas including, but not limited to, trial, public speaking and/or communication, case preparation, strategy, advocacy, negotiations, depositions, expert witnesses, damages, ana lysis/evaluation, reporting and client/customer service.

Additional Qualification

Job Location(s): US - CA - Oakland, US - CA - Alameda-1751, US - CA - Concord, US - CA - Pleasanton, US - CA - Rancho Cordova, US - CA - Remote, US - CA - Roseville, US - CA - Sacramento, US - CA - San Francisco, US - CA - Santa Rosa

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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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