The County Counsel's Office is recruiting for a Workers' Compensation Attorneys. This position will analyze complex legal and factual issues; conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research; prepare pleadings including applications, answers and responsive pleadings; draft proposed compromise and release agreements, stipulations with request for awards, and AME/PQME letters; prepare trial briefs and appeals including petitions for reconsideration and writs; take depositions of applicants and cross-examinations of physicians; prepare strategies for resolution with little or no supervision; prepare for hearings including trial, cross-examination, trial exhibits and witnesses with little or no supervision; communicate with the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, witnesses and opposing counsel and maintain a large caseload with little or no supervision. Attorneys may have the opportunity to work a flexible schedule after six months of employment, which may include a 9/80 schedule and/or partial remote work option.
*Official Title: Deputy County Counsel II/III/IV.
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Please Note: Salary posted is the range for the series. Please see job description and salary for each level below:
License: Active membership in the California Bar Association.
Workers' Compensation Attorney II: Twelve (12) months of experience as a workers' compensation attorney.
Workers' Compensation Attorney III: Thirty (30) months of experience as a workers' compensation attorney.
Workers' Compensation Attorney IV: Forty-eight (48) months of experience as a workers' compensation attorney.