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IDOI Attorney

Date Posted: 
Requisition ID:  27798
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

About the Indiana Department of Insurance (IDOI):

The purpose of the Indiana Department of Insurance is to protect Hoosiers as they purchase and use insurance products to keep their assets and their families from loss or harm. Consumers may need assistance with certain claim situations or just help in understanding how their policies work. Our other primary obligation is to monitor the financial solvency of the insurance companies domiciled in Indiana so that the legal promises made in insurance policies are honored. To these ends, our Department staff is committed to providing exceptional customer service for both our consumers and our companies, and to maintain a fair and objective viewpoint as we examine each issue and circumstance within our jurisdiction.

 

Salary: 

The salary range for this position is $47,000 to $70,000 per year. 

About the Job:

The Enforcement Attorney reports to the General Counsel and is responsible for assisting in the investigation and prosecution of violations of Indiana Insurance Code.  This position also makes recommendations on course of investigation and on whether the case should be closed, settled, or proceed to an administrative hearing.  The Enforcement Attorney is responsible for providing legal analysis and strategy for cases in the Enforcement Division and Title Division as assigned by the Chief Deputy Commissioner and the General Counsel.

A Day in the Life:

The Enforcement Attorney must have an unlimited license to practice law in Indiana and an advanced understanding of insurance law.  Must have excellent speaking, writing and editing abilities.  Some specific responsibilities include:

  • Interpret and enforce Title 27 of Indiana Code;
  • Prepare and present cases in administrative hearings;
  • Provide well informed opinions on which cases should proceed to administrative hearing and on the strenghts and weaknesses of the Department's cases;
  • Provide legal analysis, strategy and advice to Chief Investigator, Chief Deputy Commissioner, and the General Counsel, as needed;
  • Research and analyze legal issues;
  • Respond to inquiries from other state agencies, consumers (complainants), Respondents (producers and companies) and the insurance industry generally regarding specific Enforcement Cases and Indiana insurance laws, regulations and bulletins
  • Other duties as assigned
What We're Looking For:
  • Graduate Degree in law; admission to the Indiana State Bar;
  • Some experience preferred
What You'll Need for Success:
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply state rules and regulations, specifically those applying to the activities of insurance producers and companies;
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
  • Organizational ability to formulate and carry out litigation strategies and initiate policies;
  • Presentation skills with ability to persuade;
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply all requirements established by governing bodies;
  • Ability to research and evaluate legal precedents;
  • Participation in continuing legal education programs;
  • Ability to apply legal principles;
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and make sound resolutions of problems;
  • Ability to tactfully communicate with a wide variety of professionals and others involved to resolve disputes
  • Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and methodology of administrative management;
  • Through knowledge of department charge and programs;
  • Specialized knowledge of state government administrative structures;
  • Ability to coordinate and motivate diverse, professional and support personnel;
  • Ability to be creative in developing alternatives to meet department’s needs;
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to maintain cooperative work relationships.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.

What You'll Get In Return:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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