Mimi L. Smith & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm insurance companies, is seeking an insurance defense trial attorney to join our Orlando, FL office. We hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. Candidates must possess outstanding written and oral advocacy skills and strong software/technological skills including competency in Word, Outlook, and Westlaw. Competitive candidates will be well organized, detail oriented and able to independently manage a caseload where all work is time sensitive.
Located in Orlando, FL, we enjoy an active, busy civil trial practice. We provide a congenial, team-oriented professional work environment with skilled support staff, competitive salary and exceptional benefits.
We Are Looking for Candidates With
3-10 years’ civil litigation preferably in insurance defense practice
Jury trial experience is preferred
Must have a law degree from ABA accredited law school and excellent academic credentials
Must have active license to practice law in Florida and a member in good standing of the bar
Experience working in a paperless environment
Experience directing support staff on clerical and administrative matters related to law suit handling
Strong automation/technological skills for law suit handling and courtroom presentation
What You Can Expect
Next Steps: Competitive candidates may be invited to participate in the interview process.
Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity.
Travels via commercial transportation or driving to job related activities
May work irregular hours because of workload and nature of the work
Meets State Bar requirements and maintains legal competency by participation in continuing legal education programs
What’s In It For You
Competitive Benefits, Pay and Bonus Potential
Volunteer opportunities: Get involved and give back to the community!
Tuition Reimbursement: We support opportunities for you to learn and grow!
A Learning Culture: Mentoring, Professional Designations, Employee Development, and more!
401(k) Plan and FULLY FUNDED PENSION
We embrace Diversity and Inclusion: We are one team and it is simply the right thing to do!
We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! We’re here to help life go right® Come join our passionate team!
Internal Number: 12053
About State Farm Insurance Companies
The State Farm mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams.
We are people who make it our business to be like a good neighbor; who built a premier company by selling and keeping promises through our marketing partnership; who bring diverse talents and experiences to our work of serving the State Farm customer.
Our success is built on a foundation of shared values — quality service and relationships, mutual trust, integrity and financial strength.
Our vision for the future is to be the customer's first and best choice in the products and services we provide. We will continue to be the leader in the insurance industry and we will become a leader in the financial services arena. Our customers' needs will determine our path. Our values will guide us