Sr. Trial Attorney - McAllen, TX (Remote) -

Allstate Insurance Company

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(29)

TX (Remote)

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    Position summary

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    • Prepares witnesses and clients for depositions, arbitrations, mediations, and trials including expert witnesses

    • Conducts depositions and examinations under oat and prepares summary documents

    • Prepares and conducts court appearances (matter management conferences, hearings, status conferences, etc.)

    • Conducts settlement/dispositive proceedings (e.g., mediations, arbitrations, etc.)

    • Try and/or arbitrate cases and prepares motions and summary documents

    • Draft post-trial motions

    • Investigate and pursue subrogation litigation as appropriate

    Job Qualifications:

    • Juris Doctorate and member in good standing of state Texas for practicing law

    • Up to 10 plus years of litigation and or subrogation experience, including 1st OR 2nd chair jury trial experience

    • Insurance defense strongly preferred

    • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office, LexisNexis (preferred), and the internet

    • Ability to work well with others on a team of attorneys, paralegals, administrative assistants, supervised by Lead Counsel

    • Must be able to handle a heavy caseload

    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are key to working with a variety of internal and external contacts as well as for preparing reports, pleadings, and correspondence, collaborating with others, etc. You will work independently as well as part of a cohesive team.

    • Periodically lifting in excess of 20 pounds throughout the day, depending on court matters being handled. Attorneys are required to cover court matters for each other; attorneys have laptops;

    • Bending to pick up the computer bag which sometimes is more than 20 pounds, entering and exiting a vehicle, maneuvering files and computer at security checkpoints,

    • Turning and twisting at work;

    • Driving at least 40-50 miles daily depending on the activities being covered, court, doctors' depositions, discovery depositions, and case evaluations, etc

    • Sitting for pro-longed periods of time en route to court, in court or at court proceedings, depositions, etc. ;

    • Walking and rolling brief case with files from vehicle to the legal proceeding and/or deposition, and facilitations, etc.;

    • Trial preparation could require lifting in excess 20 lbs. because of exhibits, materials, records from plaintiff, etc. These materials are printed for some proceedings.

    Functional Skills:

    • Computer skills including MS Office suite

    • Budget management skills

    • Project management skills and law firm/vendor management

    • Legal and business knowledge

    • Analytical skills

    Position Location:

    • McAllen, TX

    Education:

    • Juris Doctorate

    • 5 or more years of related experience

    Certifications:

    • Juris doctorate and a license to practice law in Texas

    Notes:

    The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

    Skills
    Customer Centricity, Digital Literacy, Documentation Review, Evidence Gathering, Inclusive Leadership, Learning Agility, Legal Research, Legal Writing, Litigation, Results-Oriented

    Compensation
    Compensation offered for this role is $85,600.00 - 152,650.00 annually and is based on experience and qualifications.
    The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

    Joining our team isn't just a job - it's an opportunity. One that takes your skills and pushes them to the next level. One that encourages you to challenge the status quo. And one where you can impact the future for the greater good.

    You'll do all this in a flexible environment that embraces connection and belonging. And with the recognition of several inclusivity and diversity awards, we've proven that Allstate empowers everyone to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live.

    Good Hands. Greater Together.®

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    Why you should apply for a job to Allstate Insurance Company:

  • 76% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 56% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.