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Staff Attorney

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Columbus, GA, US, 31999 Remote, US

The Division:  Legal
Job Id:  2554

Job Summary

Supports senior legal professionals in providing legal advice and recommendations for action to executives and management regarding matters of complexity and may deal directly with more routine legal matters. Gathers relevant case-related information using multiple sources and methods.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Generally focuses on applying knowledge of one or more legal specialties while developing a deeper knowledge of business operations of the organization 
  • Researches legal principles and precedents; drafts legal documents 
  • Gathers relevant case-related information using multiple sources and methods 
  • Generally receives specific direction from management or more senior law professionals as to the outcomes, process and schedules expected 
  • Provides advice on legal issues to all levels of management and staff of the Corporation and affiliates; resolves claims and disputes prior to litigation; identifies potential legal issues related to business practices and policies and advise client/ management
  • Performs other duties as required

 

Education & Experience Required

  • Minimum Required Juris doctor from an ABAaccredited school of law
  • Minimum Required Must be a member of a U.S. state bar, in good standing, or if a recent law school graduate, must be sitting for the next available bar examination. Qualification Level Experience
  • Minimum Required zero to three years of law practice experience in a law firm or corporate setting

 

Education & Experience Preferred

  • Preferred Contract and/or Litigation experience

 

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Job Knowledge & Skills 

  • Strong legal research skills 
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills to effectively interact with legal colleagues, management and customers

 

Competencies 

  • Acting with Integrity 
  • Communicating Effectively 
  • Pursuing Self-Development 
  • Serving Customers 
  • Supporting Change 
  • Supporting Organizational Goals 
  • Working with Diverse Populations 

 

Working Conditions

The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Normal office environment (virtual or in-person)

 

Travel

≤ 10%


Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA