Overview

Insurance Defense Attorney – Bodily Injury (Work Home) 

Job Number

: 158842  

 
 

As an Insurance Defense Attorney within our Bodily Injury unit, you will be a member of our insurance defense litigation team, providing legal representation to Progressive insureds and/or to the Progressive Insurance Companies before courts and arbitration panels in all aspects of litigation.

 

Handling your own cases from beginning to end, you will also prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs and be involved in negotiating settlements. You will work closely with our customers and claims team to ensure all appropriate defenses are leveraged to reach positive outcomes.

Please Note:  This is primarily a work at home position, as you will be handling cases in Duval and surrounding counties. You will be managed remotely, but will be needed in the office periodically.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare pleadings, discovery, necessary court documents and attend court hearings, mediations, arbitrations, and trials in assigned venues
  • Prepare timely structured reports on litigation developments to claims partners and Progressive insureds
  • Obtain, review and analyze written discovery, depositions and medical records
  • Communicating and collaborating with assigned claims partners and legal support staff while maintaining excellent relationships
  • Assess value of claims and risks of exposure

 

Must have qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school
  • Active license to practice law in Florida 

 

What we also look for:

  • 3+ years’ experience in auto defense litigation or plaintiff’s personal injury
  • Ability to identify risk, review and assess medical records, depositions and other legal documents

  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload working with an electronic diary

  • Listening, verbal and written communication skills

  • Effective as a team member or working independently

  • Ability to work effectively with clients and customers

  • Ability to negotiate on behalf of clients

  • Ability to pay attention to detail

  • Ability to conduct legal research

  • Understanding of all applicable ethical duties

 

Our Company:

 

As one of the largest auto insurance companies in the nation, Progressive offers the confidence and stability that comes with working for a growing, always evolving organization. As an employee, you will enjoy an inclusive environment that embraces strategic thinking, drive and passion. Progressive employees also benefit from:

 

  • Annual gainshare bonus of up to 30% to 40% of your salary; Progressive rewards each of us with an annual bonus based on company performance
  • Ongoing training, tuition assistance and opportunities for career advancement
  • Award winning, supportive environment with Employee Resource Groups
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • 401(k) plan which includes dollar-for-dollar company match of up to 6%
  • Employee discounts  
     

Apply today!

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Job

: Legal

 

Primary Location

: United States-Florida-Jacksonville

 

Schedule

: Full-time

 

Employee Status

: Regular

 
Work From Home (100%): No

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