The County Counsel's Office is recruiting for a Worker's Compensation Attorney. 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.
License: Active membership in the California Bar Association.
Experience: One year of civil law experience as an attorney or two years of criminal trial experience as an attorney.
Located in the heart of Southern California, one of the world's fastest growing economies, the County of San Bernardino is the largest county in the contiguous United States. Its vast borders stretch from the greater Los Angeles area to the Nevada border and the Colorado River, encompassing a total area of 20,160 square miles. Comprised of 24 cities, the County is the fifth fastest growing county in the nation with over 2 million residents. Its assets include numerous colleges and universities supporting a strong, diverse workforce along with an unparalleled collection of highways, runways, and railways that lead to regional, national, and international business centers. The County also benefits from natural assets such as acclaimed mountain resorts, local, regional and national parks and Western rivers.