EXECUTIVE LEGAL SERVICES
Employment Law I Outside General Counsel I Contract Design & Implementation
Assisting businesses in navigating the complex and ever changing Employment Law and Human Resources landscape by getting to know your particular organization. By taking this approach, Executive Legal Services can assist in developing risk mitigation procedures and proactive solutions based on your particular organizational structure, culture and challenges.
OUTSIDE GENERAL COUNSEL
For companies who do not have in house legal counsel, or need additional assistance to keep up with daily demands. Executive Legal Services is available to step in and assist, acting as an extension of the existing team to manage spikes in work load or filling under served areas of the business.
CONTRACT DESIGN & IMPLEMENTATION
When is the last time you've had your contracts reviewed? We all use contracts every day but do we, and our staff, really know their importance? What are the terms requiring? Are your expectations and wants being clearly articulated? Whether it is providing a thorough review and adding provisions, providing training on contract terms and obligations or completely drafting organizational documents Executive Legal Services can assist.
SENTINEL RISK ADVISORS PREPAID LEGAL SERVICE PLAN
Clients of Sentinel Risk Advisors have the unique opportunity to purchase membership to a Prepaid Legal Service Plan, facilitated by Executive Legal Services, where they have quick access to day-to-day questions affecting their most valuable assets- employees. These discussions typically involve a combination of Human Resource best practice, legal requirements and risk mitigation considerations allowing business leaders to act proactively and strategically. Visit Sentinel Risk Advisors to learn more about this unique opportunity
MEET OUR TEAM
JACQUELINE C. HAWKINS
Jacqueline is an accomplished corporate attorney. She spent five years serving as General Counsel of a Raleigh based commercial insurance company before ending her tenure to establish Executive Legal Services. Jacqueline's business background accompanied with her legal and human resources experience provide her with a well-rounded approach to tackling some of the biggest issues with regards to employer workforce dealings and contractual risk mitigation procedures.
Outside of Executive Legal Services, Jacqueline serves as the Risk Management Advisors for Alpha Phi's UNC-Chapel Hill chapter, is a mentor through the NCBA Young Lawyers division, and member of the Wake County Bar association.
- Admitted to practice law in NC
- SHRM-CP certified
- NC Notary
Elon University School of Law, Juris Doctor
East Carolina University, BS, Criminal Justice, with a focus on Forensic Science
Latisha is passionate about assisting clients in creating an organizational culture that empowers and supports employees to do their best work. She has over 15 years of Human Resources experience to include recruitment & onboarding, benefits, employee relations, compensation, employee engagement and diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging. Her past experiences include Chief Human Resources at Girl Scouts North Carolina Coastal Pines and Director of Human Resources at UNC’s School of Education. Latisha also serves as the VP of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Raleigh Metro Society for Human Resources Management (RMSHRM).
- Admitted to practice law in North Carolina
- Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
North Carolina Central University School of Law, Juris Doctor
Villanova University, Master of Science in Human Resources Development
ABOUT EXECUTIVE LEGAL SERVICES
Executive Legal Services offers advice guidance and counsel in the areas of Employment Law, Human Resource and Contract Design and Implementation. We are also available to serve outside general counsel acting as an extension of your current team or fulfilling underserved areas of your legal department.
Executive Legal Services was established with the intent to build a unique platform to assist business owners in proactively approaching the often changing and unpredictable legal environment with confidence.
With Executive Legal Services, you should expect the best. Our law firm takes an innovative approach in a challenging and constantly changing market, where we help our clients overcome their most complex legal issues. We are waiting for your call.
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