Step One Automotive Group

In House Counsel

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  • Full Time
  • Fort Walton Beach, FL
June 13, 2024 Attorney

Job Description

Job Details
Corporate Headquarters - Fort Walton Beach, FL
Full Time


  • Research and maintain current knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws of industry legal standards and norms; analyze how these might impact the relevant businesses and keep the CEO fully informed of relevant legal issues.
  • Draft contracts, legal memos, and other legal filings.
  • Assist with reviews and edits of policies and other documents from applicable client departments to ensure that potential legal implications are appropriately addressed.
  • Recommend, with appropriate approvals, strategies, and initiatives to minimize the legal risks of current operations and proposed actions.
  • Perform other duties or functions as the CEO may assign.
  • Point of contact for our outside legal counsel.
  • Responsible for, and custodian of, all legal company documentation
  • Other tasks as assigned.
  • This is an entry level position.
  • Applicants’ law school curriculum must have included a strong emphasis on Contractual Law, Civil Suit Defense, Employment Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law including entity formation.
  • Excellent research, writing, organizational, and verbal skills.
  • Able to identify and analyze complex and nuanced legal issues.
  • Must be self-motivated and thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Exceptional professionalism and work ethic.
  • Team-oriented with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively with co-workers.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Must have the ability to sit for long hours while working from a desktop computer, phone system, and various dealership specific software.
  • Must have ample dexterity to bend, reach, stretch, sit, stand, type, and lift up to 30 pounds.

Education and Experience

  • JD from an accredited law school.
  • Membership in the Florida State Bar in good standing or willingness and qualification to be Registered In-House Counsel.
  • Must be able to pass a background check, drug screening, and Motor Vehicle Report.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Supplemental Insurance Available!
  • Company Paid Life Insurance, Free Employee Assistance Program, and 100% PAID TUTITION with Strayer University for Associate's, Bachelor's, and Master's Degrees!
  • 401(k) with Company Matching after 6 months!
  • Start earning Paid Time Off on Day 1, with the ability to use it after 90 days! Earn TWO WEEKS Paid Time Off your first year!
  • Five Paid Holidays - 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's!
  • Major Discount with Working Advantage on theme park tickets, shopping, travel, and more!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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