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Trial Attorney - Insurance Defense (Hybrid/Connecticut).650

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Trial Attorney - Insurance Defense (Hybrid/Connecticut).650

A highly regarded insurance company is seeking an experienced Trial Attorney - Insurance Defense to join their Connecticut Staff Counsel operations in Hartford County. This position is hybrid:  two days in the office; three days remote. The base salary is $120K  and the position is bonus eligible with a competitive benefits package.  

​​​Primary Duties:

The Trial  Attorney will be responsible for general insurance defense cases such as car accidents, premises liability, construction site accidents, etc. from inception to resolution. The position requires exceptional client communication skills, documented trial skills as well as the ability to report and respond to the carrier with insight and timeliness.  Additional duties include: 

  • Prepares pleadings, motions, briefs, letters, memoranda, reports, articles, etc. using the Company’s legal case management software.

  • Directs and undertakes discovery practice including depositions, expert selection and all other pre-trial preparations.

  • Communicates with, meets and regularly updates the client and claims personnel regarding the status of pending matters. Communicates with opposing counsel, the courts and others as needed.

  • Researches issues using Lexis and other computer/web based data sources, law reporters and other library materials.

  • Develops litigation strategy for all assigned cases.

  • Provides analysis to claims in the form of legal opinions, recommendations and digests of recent developments in decisional and statutory law.

  • Controls and directs clerical activity, in accordance with office protocol, necessary to support function of position.

  • Reports to managing attorney concerning status of matters and provides other information as requested.

  • Tries cases to conclusion before judges, juries and other triers of fact including ADR.

  • Travels to depositions, court appearances, claims and client meetings, and other events as necessary. Travel represents approximately 20-25% of employee's time.

  • Engages in other activity as directed by the managing attorney including limited management responsibilities if appropriate.


  • At least 5 years of experience with Connecticut based cases. 

  • Insurance defense experience.

  • Juris Doctor degree from ABA accredited law school required. Admission to Connecticut State Bar.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, or similar required.  Legal case management software experience preferred.

  • Excellent customer service, writing and oral communication skills required.

Frink-Hamlett Legal Solutions is an equal employment opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.


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