Job Description: Temp Attorney Pay Rate: $35/hr Location: Baltimore, MD Duration: Contract 5/7/12 - 9/28/12 If offered the position candidates will be required to undergo a background and credit check. Pristine credit is a requirement (4 or fewer negative accounts on your credit). Must be licensed to practice in Baltimore, MD Summary/Responsibility: As a Field Counsel you will represent the company and its policyholders in civil litigation and workers' compensation matters involving claims for money damages or compensation for personal injury or property damage of a moderate value with moderately complex legal issues. Responsibilities: Use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conduct settlement negotiations. Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meet with, and maintain good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required. Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepare and conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments as required. Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys. Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Act as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office. Interface with Home Office Legal department. Requirements: Education: Juris Doctorate, 3-5 experience If you are interested in this opportunity or other opportunities available through The Adecco Group Recruitment Center of Excellence, please forward your resume and contact me April Fields at 1-866-892-5140 extension 254# or email me directly at April.firstname.lastname@example.org Please include reference number on all correspondence. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company and the global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career. Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions. Adecco Engineering and Technical offers benefits including Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans and Anniversary Bonus opportunities. Adecco Engineering and Technical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Keywords: Legal
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