DEFENCE LITIGATION LAWYER - INSURANCE

  • AMA
  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Jun 14, 2018
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

For you, there’s no such thing as too much information. The more you have, the more you get to roll up your sleeves and dig into the details – and you won’t stop digging until you have the information you need to answer a question, resolve an issue or clarify a ruling. Reporting to the Director, Legal Services, you’ll be responsible for providing legal advice and services in relation to AMA’s legal matters, issues and liabilities.

WHAT MOVES YOU

If you weren’t the captain of your debate team, you could have been. You're very adept at creating persuasive arguments in both mediation and judicial settings (you’ve also got some pretty mad negotiating skills!)
You love coming up with innovative legal strategies that lead to exceptional results
You put a lot of thought into the recommendations you make and how they’ll affect not only the file but the business as well
While you work well on your own, you love being part of a team and knowing that you’re making a contribution
Technically, your world is the law – but you’re always open to hearing all sides of an issue before you make a decision
WHAT YOU'LL DO

Provide legal service for the Insurance Company’s legal needs, primarily insurance defence litigation
Identify and work within department cost-effective, result-oriented strategies and processes
Conduct litigation files through pleadings, questionings, applications, pre-trial conferences, mediations, JDRs, trials and appeals
WHAT YOU'VE DONE

You have a university law degree from a recognized Canadian Law School, and five to ten years of Litigation Experience either in-house or with a firm
You’re a member in good standing of the Alberta Law Society
You have solid technical grounding in legal research demonstrating an attention to detail combined with superior evaluative and analytical abilities
Your legal writing skills are top-notch
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Practice Area(s)

Insurance law

Experience

5-10 years