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Insurance Defense Attorney

Company: Kemper Corporation
Location: Miami
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Insurance Defense Attorney page is loaded Insurance Defense Attorney Apply locations Miami, Florida time type Full time posted on Posted 21 Days Ago job requisition id R-23-0023625 Location(s)Miami FLDetailsKemper is one of the nation's leading specialized insurers. Our success is a direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper's products and services are making a real difference to our customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team, you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that delivers on our promises.

Position Summary:

If you're interested in or have experience in insurance defense, this opportunity may be for you. We are seeking an Associate Legal Counsel to work in our Miami Legal office location. Our ideal candidate possesses strong self-starter credentials with excellent writing, verbal communication, and organizational skills.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Handles legal work on assigned cases.
  • Aggressively pursues files referred to Staff Counsel by the Claims Department.
  • Creates and maintains a documented strategy for case handling in each assigned case to include a synopsis of the intangible factors, i.e. the judge, plaintiff attorney, aggravating factors, etc.
  • Develops, organizes and maintains document files consisting of pleadings, briefs and memorandums.
  • Prepares and submits timely status reports to claims handlers on all significant activities as they occur, but at no greater than 60-day intervals.
  • Ensures that all files are properly documented and organized.
  • Provides prompt and timely responses to all telephone calls and correspondence.
  • Utilizes and/or ensures use of case management software for maintaining notes, diary, calendar, billing, etc., on cases assigned to Staff Counsel and in accordance with established Company operating guidelines, procedures and legal and ethical requirements / guidelines.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
    Position Qualifications:
    • 1 year of experience as a trial attorney.
    • Handling of insurance defense work is preferred.
    • Member of the State Bar, while maintaining all necessary licensing and continuing education requirements.
    • The selected candidate will be required to complete 6-10 weeks of training in office. Post training the employee will transition to a hybrid work schedule which will require weekly reporting to our Miami Legal office location.
    • Required to travel as need.Kemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a workplace free from discrimination.

      Kemper does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.Kemper will never request personal information, such as your social security number or banking information, via text or email. If you receive such a message, delete it About Us Kemper at a Glance The Kemper family of companies is one of the nation's leading specialized insurers. With approximately $13 billion in assets, Kemper is improving the world of insurance by providing affordable and easy-to-use personalized solutions to individuals, families and businesses through its Auto, Personal Insurance, and Life brands. Kemper serves over 5.3 million policies, is represented by approximately 29,000 agents and brokers, and has approximately 9,500 associates dedicated to meeting the ever-changing needs of its customers.

      *Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.
      We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V Our employees enjoy great benefits: - --- Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month.
      --- Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans.
      --- Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs.
      --- Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs.
      --- Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress.
      --- Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks.

Keywords: Kemper Corporation, Miami , Insurance Defense Attorney, Legal , Miami, Florida

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