Lithia Motors, Inc.

  • Legal Administrator

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/16/2019 12:17 PM)
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    Support Services - Corporate Office
  • Overview

    Lithia Motors, Inc.

    Legal Administrator


    Supports the department, the company and outside counsel in the flow of documents and information.  Assists the legal department staff in maintaining records of cases and inquiries from outside sources. 


    The Legal Administrator reports to the Legal Supervisor.

    Job Description

    Position Overview:


    Area of Responsibility

    Summary of job duties and purpose of the position:

    • Gather and categorize information
    • Maintain and document information
    • paper files
    • electronic files
    • spreadsheets
    • Participate in class action matters
    • Follow-up with store requests in a professional manner
    • Maintain contract work flow, case logs and legal calendar
    • Handle tasks as may be assigned by attorneys and department members


    Additional Qualifications

    The following knowledge, skills and abilities are needed to be successful in this position:

    • Professional knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
    • 3 – 5 years’ experience working in a professional setting
    • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency
    • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
    • Active Listening – give full attention to the words and body language of others, take time to understand the points being made and ask questions as appropriate
    • Critical Thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
    • Time Management – ability to prioritize workload and manage one’s own time
    • Three or more years of experience in a legal environment or equivalent experience


    Proficiency Standards

    • Integrity - Acts ethically, maintaining a commitment to honesty and truth in all facets of behavior that builds the trust of others
    • Work Ethic - Delivers accurate, timely and consistent results while understanding the need to balance short-term sacrifice for long-term gain
    • Discretion – knows when to disclose or not to disclose legally or corporate sensitive information
    • Team Player - Supports the overall efforts of the team to accomplish departmental and Company goals and objectives
    • Experience - Experience working in a legal environment or one where maintaining confidentiality is required
    • Team Builder - Acts as a role model within the department in all facets of assigned job duties, while effectively providing feedback to team members and earning respect as a leader


    Physical Demands & Working Conditions

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • Physical Demands: Standing, walking over 1/3 of the time, sitting to 2/3 of time, reaching with hands and arms to 2/3 of time, talking or hearing over 2/3 of time; move, transport or place up to 1/3 of time up to 25 pounds
    • Working Conditions: Indoor office environment, considerable use of telephone, computer and other office equipment etc.


    Lithia Hiring Requirements

    • High school graduate or equivalent.
    • 18 years or older
    • Possess an acceptable driving record and valid driver’s license in state of residence
    • A criminal history background check will be conducted prior to beginning employment
    • Clear pre-employment drug screen


    NOTE:  This job description applies only to the specific employing entity and location of an individual’s employment. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).


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