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Trial Attorney (Colorado)

Company: American Family Insurance
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Position Compensation Range:$95,000.00 - $161,000.00Pay Rate Type:SalaryCompensation may vary based on the job level and your geographic work location.The AmFam Trial Attorney provides legal representation in moderately complex litigation representing either the insured policyholder or the corporation itself within established corporate guidelines, the applicable code of professional responsibility, and applicable standards of good faith. You will report to a Senior Legal Manager.Primary Accountabilities:

  • You will practice in both state and federal courts in Colorado.
  • You will try cases to juries in a first chair role.
  • You will draft all necessary pleadings, papers and briefs to advance litigation.
  • You will conduct necessary legal research to support drafting activities.
  • You will conduct discovery (e.g. written interrogatories, requests for production of documents, taking and defending depositions).
  • You will conduct motion practice.
  • You will analyze file as litigation progresses and evaluate cases and seek settlement authority.
  • You will advocate your client's position in all forums (state and federal court, alternative dispute resolution, administrative tribunals and regulatory hearings) and circumstances, both.
  • You will stay current on state and federal law and practice standards. You will analyze how changes statutes and court decisions affect our business and practice.Qualifications:
    • Litigation experience required
    • Demonstrated experience preparing civil pleadings, motions and discovery and deposing witnesses.
    • Solid knowledge of Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure.
    • Solid knowledge of Colorado Rules of Professional Responsibility.
    • Solid knowledge of tort, contract, and insurance law.
    • Ability to travel throughout Colorado.
    • Admission and good standing with the Colorado State Bar required.
    • Licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for Colorado and Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals within a year of hiring.
    • Juris Doctor from ABA Accredited law school.While this is a home-based role, you will be required to travel as required by the needs of your case assignments. On occasion, additionally, you will be required to attend in person team meetings, training or engagement activities.#LI-RemoteWe encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all of the requirements listed above. Skills can be used in many different ways, and your life and professional experience may be relevant beyond what a list of requirements will capture. We encourage those who are passionate about what we do to apply!We provide benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health. We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, 9 paid holidays and a paid time off program (23 days accrued annually for full-time employees). In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families. Interns and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Insurance Group benefits.We are an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination, non-harassment and equal opportunity. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.#LI-RS1

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