EXECUTIVE LEGAL SERVICES
Employment Law I Outside General Counsel I Contract Design & Implementation
Business & Start Ups I Entrepreneurs I Household Employees
Supporting businesses in navigating the dynamic and intricate landscape of Employment Law and Human Resources by deeply understanding your unique organization. Through this personalized approach, Executive Legal Services aims to craft tailored risk mitigation strategies and proactive solutions aligned with your organizational structure, culture, and specific 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
Safeguard your business– when was the last time your contracts had a comprehensive review? Contracts are the backbone of daily operations, yet understanding their significance often gets overlooked. Do your terms align with your expectations and desires? Executive Legal Services offers solutions: from meticulous contract reviews and amendments to training on terms and obligations, even crafting organizational documents from scratch. Elevate your legal framework with our tailored assistance.
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
ENTREPRENEURS & BUSINESS START UP
Embarking on a new business venture and feeling unsure where to begin? Executive Legal Services is your reliable partner from initial consultation to project completion. Consider us an integral part of your team, allowing you to direct your energy toward nurturing and expanding your business. Let us handle the legal aspects while you focus on propelling your entrepreneurial dreams forward.
DOMESTIC & HOUSEHOLD EMPLOYEES
Amidst the realm of nannies, caregivers and other household employees, the same robust employment laws governing corporate settings apply. Often overlooked, these laws are crucial for those working within your home. Executive Legal Services is experienced in advising on wage and hour regulations, employment laws, termination protocols, and crafting contracts. We ensure the creation of agreements that establish realistic expectations, fostering comfort for both families and caregivers alike. Empower your household with legally sound guidance and contract expertise.
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MEET OUR TEAM
JACQUELINE C. HAWKINS
Jacqueline is an accomplished corporate attorney. Before ending her tenure to establish Executive Legal Services, she was General Counsel of a Raleigh based commercial insurance company. 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
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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