Workers' Compensation Attorney

Work for THE insurance defense firm of the Southeast. Partner track associate role with an amazing firm culture.

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A bit about us:

Our client is a growing, highly-respected regional insurance defense firm with sixteen locations in the Southeast. They pride themselves on being the go-to shop for the insurance industry, their insureds and self-insureds. They are over 250 attorneys. They have big firm benefits and technology but also the local partners are empowered to make the best decisions for their specific offices. They are proud to mentor associates and partnership is a reality at this firm.

Why join us?

  • PTO
  • Generous bonus structure
  • Health insurance
  • 401k
  • STD/LTD
  • Paid parental leave
  • Mentorship program

Job Details

Job Details

Get ready to take your legal career to the next level! We are seeking a dynamic, passionate, and highly skilled Workers' Compensation Attorney to join our team. This is a permanent position that offers an exciting opportunity to work on high-impact cases and provide legal counsel to a diverse range of clients. The role requires a deep understanding of Workers' Compensation law, Insurance Defense, and a commitment to providing outstanding client service. If you're a driven, strategic thinker with a knack for negotiating and a keen eye for detail, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities

As a Workers' Compensation Attorney, your duties will include:

1. Handling all aspects of workers' compensation cases from the initial client meeting through resolution.
2. Drafting pleadings, findings of fact, motions, briefs, opinions, and other legal documents.
3. Litigating cases before a workers' compensation judge or board of referees.
4. Representing the interests of the employer or insurance carrier at hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations, and other proceedings.
5. Communicating regularly with clients, medical providers, the workers' compensation administration, opposing counsel, and the judiciary.
6. Conducting legal research and analysis of law sources such as statutes, legal articles, legal decisions, opinions, rulings, memoranda, and other legal material for case evaluation.
7. Developing strategies and negotiating settlements on behalf of clients.

Qualifications

To qualify for this exciting opportunity, you must meet the following requirements:

1. Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
2. Active license to practice law in the state of North Carolina.
3. 2+ years of experience in workers' compensation law and insurance defense.
4. Proven track record in handling all aspects of workers' compensation cases.
5. Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
6. Strong analytical skills and the ability to think strategically.
7. Ability to handle large caseloads and juggle multiple priorities.
8. Proficiency in legal research software and Microsoft Office Suite.
9. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
10. Commitment to providing high-quality legal representation to our clients.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic team and work in a fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding environment. If you're ready to take your career to the next level, apply today!
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Job Details
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Location
Wilmington, NC
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$90,000 - $130,000