Telecommuting Workers Compensation Senior Staff Attorney in the Austin Area

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Texas

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Mon, May 14, 2018

Job Category: Legal

Telecommute Level: Majority

Travel Requirements: Field Travel Required, Some Travel

Weekly Hours: Day Shift, Full Time

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Education Level: Doctorate

Additional Information: Benefits Available

Job Summary

A well-known health insurance company is filling a position for a Telecommuting Workers Compensation Senior Staff Attorney in the Austin Area.

Core Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Preparing complex pleadings, written discovery, depositions, motions and briefs in support of defense strategies
  • Analyzing complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research
  • Researching, drafting, filing and arguing appellate briefs in reviewing courts on behalf of clients

Skills and Requirements Include:

  • Travel 10 % of the time
  • Minimum 5+ years law practice within the insurance defense industry dealing with complex workers' compensation matters
  • JD from accredited law school and license to practice in the state of Texas
  • Experienced Worker's Compensation attorney
  • Experience handling WC Administrative process including BRCs and CCHs
  • proficiency with Microsoft Office products and familiarity with Lexis Nexis, and working within a document management system