Overview


Primary Position Objectives:

Under
general supervision, DEFENDS lawsuits against GEICO insureds and represents
GEICO in subrogation, Uninsured Motorist (UM) and Underinsured Motorist (UIM),
and PIP lawsuits filed in courts of limited jurisdiction and, in the discretion
of the Managing Attorney, in courts of unlimited jurisdiction.

Essential
Functions:

1.
RESEARCHES laws and PREPARES legal briefs, opinions, and memoranda.

2. RENDERS
legal opinions on liability, damages, and value as requested by the Claims
Department.


3. PREPARES
and HANDLES pleadings, motions, and discovery, to include
depositions/examinations before trial and examinations under oath.

4. DEFENDS
by trial, arbitration, or mediation all matters assigned, as applicable.

  1. MEETS deadlines to respond to
    pleadings and correspondence.

6. ADHERES to the
GEICO Code of Conduct, company policies and operating principles.

7. MEETS
attendance standard of the business location, to perform necessary job functions
and to facilitate interaction with management and co-workers.

8. MEETS the requirements specified below.


  • Must be able, with or without
    accommodation, to perform the essential functions which include, but are
    not limited to, thinking (concentrating, focusing, assimilating
    information), reading, writing, listening, typing, speaking, bending,
    reaching, lifting, and standing for extended periods.
  • Must be able to travel as
    required, including but not limited, to attend trials, hearings,
    depositions, management meetings and conferences.
  • Must be able to use a keyboard
    and a mouse.
  • Must be able to access and
    utilize multiple pieces of office equipment that may require simultaneous
    use.
  • Must be able to communicate in
    a professional manner in person, via telephone and written
    correspondence/email.
  • Must be able to document files
    in a clear, concise, professional written manner, to be understood by
    customers, clients, co-workers and other employees of the organization.
  • Must be able to follow complex
    instructions, resolve conflicts or facilitate conflict resolution, and
    have strong organization/priority setting and multi-tasking skills.
  • Must be able to learn and apply
    large amounts of technical and procedural information.
  • Must have the following
    education and experience:
    • Must be licensed in good
      standing to practice law in applicable jurisdictions, and meet and
      maintain licensing requirements including mandatory Continuing Legal
      Education (CLE) requirements where applicable.
    • Minimum of one year of
      insurance defense or personal injury litigation experience or two
      years litigation experience

About Geico
For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We’re an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

Our associates’ quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:

  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • GEICO Federal Credit Union

* Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

How to Apply
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