An insurance attorney provides legal services for policyholders, individuals, and insurance companies to resolve or prevent conflicts related to insurance regulations and insurance laws. Insurance attorneys may give legal advice, prepare legal documents, perform legal research, draft crucial case documentation, and deliver coverage opinions. They also help resolve disputes connected to the use of insurance policies, allegations of insurance fraud, payment of insurance claims, personal injury claims, and more. An insurance attorney typically works at a law firm full-time in a corporation’s legal department, a non-profit organization, or government agency.
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Insurance Attorney responsibilities
Represent clients with insurance coverage and civil litigation proceedings to argue court motions and in-house claims
Identify insurance client conflicts to determine case arguments that offer ideal options for resolution
Help oversee insurance firm paralegals, litigation associates, administrative staff, legal assistants, and others, as assigned
Develop and carry out promising legal defense strategies by performing legal research, auditing for coverage issues, and drafting legal documents
Weigh all available options for successful insurance case first-party action and advise clients accordingly
Prepare all necessary legal documents for policyholders and cases, including briefs, motions, pleadings, and correspondence
Provide mentorship to administrative staff in regards to insurance law, clients’ billing, invoicing, meetings, and projects
Insurance Attorney qualifications
Graduation from law school with Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree and experience representing clients for a minimum of two years
More than one year in the insurance industry as an insurance coverage attorney, insurance defense attorney, or similar role in an insurance law firm is necessary
Current, active membership in local bar association is required
Experience using legal research programs such as Westlaw and Lexis required
Solid decision-making, interpersonal communication, and public speaking skills are non-negotiable
Effectively manage the demands of a heavy caseload without the need for supervision
Insurance Attorney compensation
$95,552 (National Average)
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