As Legal Coordinator you'll:
Assist and provide a wide range of legal support and administration to the legal team. Support key functions of the legal team at Home Instead, Inc. with internal colleagues and with franchise owners. Maintain, oversee, organize and develop key legal processes and documentation within the legal department.
Provide administrative support to the legal team.
Coordinate the contracting process for Home Instead, Inc. and affiliated entities, including obtaining and maintaining signed copies of all contracts through an electronic contracts database.
Assist the legal team with tracking and assignment of project through an electronic project management system.
Assist the Director and Associate General Counsel with tracking and analyzing key team performance indicators and information critical to establishing and maintaining the return on investment (ROI) metrics for the legal team.
Draft and revise legal documents, including non-disclosure documents and amendments to agreements.
Assist in the facilitation of franchise agreement renewal process.
Assist in the facilitation of franchise disclosure document renewal process.
Provide litigation support and prepare litigation documents.
Assist with maintaining Home Instead, Inc.'s and its affiliated entities' trademark portfolios and assist with trademark infringement matters as needed.
Assist as needed with certain aspects of franchise transfer of ownership, including drafting organizational change documents
High School diploma or the equivalent required.
Paralegal degree or related experience preferred.
Five years of administrative experience, preferably in a legal assistant role, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.
MS Office Suite experience required.
Experience with contract tracking software and electronic signature software preferred.
Experience with Redbooth or other project management tool preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Understand and uphold the policies and procedures established by Home Instead Senior Care and the related role to the Legal Department.
Demonstrate discretion, integrity and fair-mindedness consistent with company standards, practices, policies and procedures.
Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to listen intently and effectively.
Ability to establish collaborative working relationships with management, colleagues, franchise owners and their staffs.
Ability to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills essential as well as sound judgment and good decision-making skills.
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize daily, monthly and yearly work.
Ability to present a professional appearance and demeanor.
Ability to reach with hands and arms to operate office equipment.
Ability to perform duties in a professional office setting.
Must be proficient with Microsoft office products.
Ability to oversee projects from beginning to end, including incorporation of new ideas and best practices and evaluation of processes and procedures in order to recommend improvements and changes when appropriate.
Maintain confidentiality of any legal matters.
Strong organization, proofreading and communication skills.
Ability to find joy and fulfillment in supporting and providing service to others.
Ability to work evenings or weekends as required.
WHO ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?
The Home Instead Senior Care network provides personalized care, support and education to help enhance the lives of aging adults and their families. Today, this network is the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors, with almost 1,100 independently owned and operated franchises that annually provide more than 80 million hours of care throughout the United States and 11 other countries. Local Home Instead Senior Care offices employ approximately 65,000 CAREGiversSM worldwide who provide basic support services that enable seniors to live safely and comfortably in their own homes for as long as possible, serving 90,000 seniors daily. The Home Instead Senior Care network strives to partner with each client and his or her family members to help meet that individual's needs. Services span the care continuum - from providing personal care to specialized Alzheimer's care and hospice support. Also available are family caregiver education and support resources. At Home Instead Senior Care, it's relationship before task, while striving to provide superior quality service. These independently owned and operated franchises achieve service excellence with the support of dedicated Global Headquarters staff of over 200 who provide exceptional service with a personal touch.
OUR EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
To us, it's personal doesn't just extend to our clients; it extends to our employees, their families, and the benefits they receive. Home Instead, Inc. takes a holistic approach to benefits and our philosophy is to support employees and their families throughout life's journey. We help employees achieve work/life integration, plan for the future, celebrate successes and provide protection in unexpected situations. The Home Instead, Inc. package covers three general areas and includes:
Health & Wellness
Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws:
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)
Home Instead Senior Care