Legal Assistant

<strong>McKenney’s has been going strong for more than seven decades. Our culture values people and ideas, and we work together to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers. We help you grow in your career through training and support, and as an equal opportunity employer, we provide comprehensive benefits and give you a firm foundation for the future.</strong>

Atlanta, GA

McKenney's Inc.

<h4><strong>BUILDING A HIGHER STANDARD<br /></strong></h4> <p><strong><br /> Since 1948, our proven approach has ensured high-quality solutions at every stage of a building. But we know that providing the highest level of services takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees and communities around us through all aspects of what we do.<br /> <br /> Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made us the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services that meet your unique needs.</strong></p>

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Overview: <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-8"> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Are you striving to reach a higher standard in your career? Do you dream of working for an outstanding, stable company that shares your values and rewards customer-focused results, continuous learning, innovation, and integrity? We are seeking a tech-savvy, detailed-orientated Legal Assistant for an important support role within our 71-year-old company. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, high-energy environment, this may be the opportunity that you have been waiting for.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">The Legal Assistant will support the company General Counsel by coordinating the organization&rsquo;s contract processes and procedures as well as providing various legal assistance and office support.</span></span></p> </div>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Coordinating the contract process to include reviewing, updating and managing the overall workflow</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Preparation of letters, memos, contracts, and other documents.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Organization and production of documents </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Submitting electronic invoices</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Answering phone and scheduling appointments</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Faxing, copying, scanning, and emailing documents </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Performing other legal administrative tasks as needed</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <p>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS</p> <ul> <li>High School diploma or equivalent</li> <li>Minimum of two years legal administrative experience&nbsp;</li> <li>Proficient in using Microsoft Suite of products, i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.</li> </ul> <p>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS</p> <ul> <li>College degree preferred</li> <li>Experience reviewing, editing, and maintaining contracts</li> <li>Experience in the construction industry preferred</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND CHARACTERISTICS</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Sharp analytical skills to creatively solve problems and remove roadblocks.</li> <li>Excellent customer service/communication skills.</li> <li>Ability to handle multiple priorities and make decisions quickly.</li> <li>Strong attention to detail and commitment to providing accurate work in a timely manner.</li> <li>Must be a self-starter with ability to work well as part of a team and independently.</li> <li>Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals while continuing to manage projects.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office environment.</li> <li>No or very limited exposure to physical risk.</li> <li>No or very limited physical effort required.</li> </ul>