Associate Attorney

Santa Ana, CA
Full Time
07-12-2019
Exp.: 1+ Years
Description:
We have an immediate opening for an experienced workers' compensation defense attorney with 1+ years of experience in our Santa Ana, California office.

The ideal candidate will handle all aspects of defending workers compensation claims for benefits including medical, disability, impairment, increased benefits under LC 132a, coverage and employment defenses for clients including insurance companies, third party administrators and employer representatives. Handle all aspects of litigation, including discovery, depositions, trials, arbitration's, liens, and settlement negotiations and documents.

Essential Functions/Tasks
  • Case evaluation and preparation
  • Discovery
  • Prepare for and attend hearings/depositions
  • Report on hearing, depositions, appearances
  • Correspond as needed
  • File pleadings in response to applicants’ claims filed
  • Appearance at WCAB
  • Prepare correspondence to clients regarding status and updates of active claims
  • Perform legal research and analyze cases
  • Develop/recommend case strategy
  • Develop plan of action
  • Write briefs and pleadings
  • Negotiate settlements
  • Administrative duties as they relate to the practice of law
Ideal candidates must have strong litigation, verbal and writing skills. Applicants must be in good standing with the California Bar Association.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements
  • Knowledge of workers comp law
  • Ability to spot legal issues in other areas
  • Ability to manage caseload effectively
  • Effective Time management
  • Demonstrate good judgment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Technologically adept
  • Excellent organizational skills
Job Location is in Santa Ana, Ca. For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.atblaw.net

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