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Legal Assistant
Summary
Title:Legal Assistant
ID:122445
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Legal
Location:Jefferson City, MO
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:65101
Description

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Purpose
An opportunity to join a dynamic team driven to source, attract and engage diverse top talent across North America. Our Legal Department is seeking a professional and highly experienced Legal assistant to provide high quality and proactive administrative support to our legal team. This person must thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and the position involves working closely with senior management with high expectations of a professional demeanor and exceptional work ethic. In addition, the successful candidate must possess strong written and oral communications skills, the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and create high quality work product, advanced business software skills, as well as the ability to work independently.

Accountabilities
Provide support to the General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, LU and Directors of Legal Services, Central Region which includes preparing and revising pleadings, testimony, legal notices, correspondence and discovery for service on parties on Central Region matters.

Maintaining all aspects of legal files, including complex litigation files, docketing litigation and corporate deadlines, arranging for the publication of legal notices, preparing exhibits for hearing, drafting business letters, copying, faxing/scanning, and creating and modifying PDF documents.

Provide support to the General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, and Directors of Legal Services, Central Region on miscellaneous legal matters, including contracts and litigation relating to the Central Region.

Attending matters at Missouri Public Service Commission and taking notes, as requested.

Mailing of document, ordering of office supplies.

Legal Docketing for Directors of Legal Services
Based out of Jefferson City, MO or Jopllin, MO locations

 

Education & Experience
Broad job knowledge of theory and principles within a professional discipline or advanced knowledge of specific technical/operational practices

University – Bachelor degree or equivalent

5-10years of experience

Advanced experience with Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook and adobe Acrobat required

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.
The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.
The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.


Benefits
Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy
Share purchase/match plan
401K Plan
Free refreshments
Top Talent Program
Volunteer paid days off
Employee Assistance Program
Achievement fund
Free parking, including free electrical charging

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success.
We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.
As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

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