Attorney Litigation II

Job Title
Attorney Litigation II

Requisition Number
R2666 Attorney Litigation II (Open)

Location
Stockton, California

Additional Locations
Sacramento, California

Job Information

Are you an Attorney that's passionate about analyzing complex information? Are you looking for a company that is committed to exceptional service? If so, be part of a community that works at CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, in our Fresno office.

While we've been named a ‘best place to work,' our proudest accomplishment comes from serving nearly 17 million AAA members. Through our dedication to service, growth and our people, CSAA Insurance Group will build AAA members for life by fulfilling our promise to be there when they need us.

As a member of our legal team you will provide legal advice, counsel and representation for insureds and/or CSAA IG before courts or arbitration panels and advise company employees in their handling of claim matters. You will appear and advocate on behalf of CSAA IG and its member insureds.
Essential Functions / Principal Responsibilities

Our attorneys apply independent analysis and discernment with close coordination and input from claims specialists. You will conduct all phases of litigation including jury trials, motions, and arbitration hearings. You will typically be assigned and responsible for more complex and/or higher value cases, and will work on a variety of moderately complex assigned legal projects including matters not in litigation. Our attorneys identify issues with major implications, high liability exposure, special circumstances and/or departure from guidelines. You will refer to higher level staff for review and possible assignment of additional resources, and will monitor and analyze existing and emerging laws and regulations affecting insurance and motor club operations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge of personal injury law and procedure.
  • Knowledge of general liability insurance coverage and CSAA IG policies.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in an organized and timely manner.
  • Computer skills, MS office, online research tools such as WESTLAW.
  • Knowledge of medical-legal issues pertaining to tort law.
  • Understands the legal implications of information found in medical records.
  • Knowledge of current law and issues within area of specialty.
  • Ability to advocate creatively, persuasively and effectively.
  • The ability to think and act independently in a client's best interest.
  • Knowledge and understanding of legal ethics.
Education, Work Experience, Licenses & Certifications Required:
  • Advanced degree in related area that requires law degree and passing of bar exam.
  • Certification(s) and/or licensure(s) in functional area and license from state of practice.
  • 8+ years experience in insurance defense practice
  • 3 - 5 years experience running caseload for and leading legal teams preferred.
We Offer Many Benefits, Including:
  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance coverage.
  • Employee assistance, healthy pregnancy and wellness programs.
  • Paid time off, plus nine paid holidays and 24 hours of volunteer time off.
  • 401(k) plus company matching up to 6% and a cash balance pension program.
  • Tuition reimbursement, self-service training and career development opportunities.
Be part of a community that works

We take pride in our values-based culture. Helping our employees lead enriched lives and satisfying careers is how we work. Our employees appreciate the integrity and inclusion that is evident throughout our everyday interactions. We respect the diverse range of perspectives, backgrounds and cultures and join together when it comes to helping our members, community or one another.

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, our community also works in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Jersey and Oklahoma. Learn more about us at CSAA-Insurance.aaa.com/careers
Let's work together

Please submit your application to be considered. We communicate via email, so please check your inbox to ensure you don't miss relevant updates from us. Questions? Please email us at talentaquisition@csaa.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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