- Communication Skills
- Legal Drafting
Report directly to CEO/President of the company and assume responsibility for all facets of the day-to-day business legal issues arising, related to:
Compliance (ADA, environmental, TCPA)
Real Estate/Land Use (acquisitions, zoning, approvals, contracts, broker agreements, due diligence)
Contracts (marketing, general corporate)
Construction (redevelopment, permits, architects contracts, construction contracts, consultant contracts, vendor agreements)
Employee Litigation (worker's comp and wage/hour claims)
Manufacture Issues (fraud, facility upgrades)
Customer Issues (complaints, fraud)
Loans (term, construction, administration, amendments)
Miscellaneous (Corporate ownership)
Automobile law specific (labor, part rate increases, updates to our form customer contracts).
Must be licensed to practice in the State of Florida and a member of the Florida bar association in good standing
Experience with state and federal laws, rules and regulations with respect to licensing; marketing, origination, underwriting; warehouse lines of credit; and, affiliated transactions
Knowledge of private real estate finance, including promissory notes, mortgages, title insurance, surveys, loan closing, etc.
Excellent drafting skills and experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage multiple short-term tasks under pressure and manage outside counsel Requirements
Work with minimal supervision
Demonstrate a sense of urgency
Team player with the ability to interact with attorneys, clients, and office staff in a professional manner.
Excellent strategic perspective to join the senior management team
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
5+ years of relevant experience either in-house with a real state or construction company