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State Farm Insurance Companies

General Information

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Job title: New Opportunity - Attorney
Job location: Jacksonville, FL 32207 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 04/23/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Our Total Rewards benefits package includes:

Competitive starting salary

Annual merit reviews

Annual bonus potential

You may also be eligible to participate in Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, Vision, 401(k) Plan (Savings & Thrift in Canada), Credit Union, a fully funded retirement pension plan, and more.

Job Classification


Job Category:Attorney

Job Description


Job description:
Why State FarmĀ®?

Our commitment to customers makes us the No. 1 insurer of cars and homes in the United States and an insurance leader in Canada.

This same commitment to our work force is how we got here and how we stay here. Our 90-year track record highlights State Farm as an employer of choice committed to providing career opportunities that last a lifetime.

From diverse backgrounds and talent, to meaningful work and comprehensive benefits, "Like a good neighbor..." isn't just a slogan. It's who we are and how we do business.

WHAT ARE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION?

Handles litigation and other legal assignments in accordance with guidelines established by the State Farm Corporate Law Department

Handles motions, arbitrations, bench trials, and basic jury trials

Promotes the ethical and professional practice of law while interacting with State Farm associates, clients, litigants, members of the bar, members of the judiciary and their staff and others while engaged in the practice of law on behalf of clients and State Farm Insurance.

Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
WHAT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS ARE NEEDED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION?

L.L.B./J.D., preferably from an A.B.A. Accredited Law School, and in the top half of graduating class

An active member in good standing of Bar in state of operation

ITEMS OF NOTE

Must successfully complete orientation and training program as designated by the Managing Attorney or the Corporate Law Department

Other than authorized and pro bono work, incumbents are not permitted to handle any legal business outside of the Company and candidates must cease all outside practice and all suit involvement before joining State Farm

May work irregular hours because of workload and nature of the work

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The ideal candidate will have a preferred 5-7 years of Civil Litigation experience.
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