Legal Affairs Counsel Intern - Carrboro, North Carolina

Turner Construction Company - Carrboro, NC4.1

The Legal Affairs Counsel Intern provides assistance to Turner’s in-house counsel for the Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Canadian Business Units. Candidate to work out of office located near the Carrboro North Carolina town center. Internship is paid.

Reports To: Regional Legal Affairs Counsel

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:
Assist in developing contract risk analysis

Assist with legal drafting

Research construction related topics within multiple jurisdictions

JD degree in progress (2L) with an emphasis on construction law topics including, contract, real estate, tort and insurance topics.

Ability to work approximately 10 hours per week during the spring semester and approximately 40 hours per week during the summer.

Self-starter, with ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deliver high quality work on tight deadlines. Proven written and verbal communication abilities with emphasis on problem solving and negotiation, with ability to explain complex legal concepts to employees and staff at all levels.

Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office suite, insurance-based RMIS systems, and various legal case management systems. Ability to read, understand, and interpret contracts and insurance documents. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work with staff at all levels, both internal and external. Ability to travel.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
On a regular basis this job is performed in an office environment with usual office working conditions, free of disagreeable elements. On an occasional basis, the employee may travel to and work at a job site location or client office location and be located in a trailer or other temporary structure. The noise in this work environment may be moderately loud.

  • May perform other duties as assigned. Where applicable, all activities will include disabled and veterans’ organizations.
Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer —minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
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