Compliance Attorney

U.S. LawShield


Job Description

 

Since 2009, the mission of U.S. LawShield remains unchanged. We believe in Preserving Freedom for Good by educating our 700,000 members in self-defense law; empowering them to handle critical, life-threatening situations with confidence, protecting them from potential injustices in the legal system after acts of self-defense, and challenging the status quo regarding the affordability of legal defense. Our higher purpose is to create a united community of responsible individuals who believe in liberty and the inalienable right to self-defense.

We are looking for a dedicated and meticulous Compliance Staff Attorney. As a Compliance Attorney, you will have the unique opportunity to use your legal skills and knowledge in a non-traditional way. You will be responsible for reviewing and approving a wide variety of material, including marketing items, websites, brochures, social media posts, product information, newsletters, books, and more. We operate in a highly regulated industry where compliance is of paramount importance and attention to detail is a must. 

The salary range for this role is $85,000.00 - $100,000.00, commensurate with experience. One must be currently licensed to practice law in the state of Texas.

 

Duties/Responsibilities 

  • Ensures all materials comply with federal and state law, regulations, and corporate policies
  • Reviews and analyzes material for potential legal risks and regulatory requirements
  • Provides practical day-to-day and strategic advice to minimize legal risks while advancing business goals and initiatives
  • Reviews and quality checks large volumes of time-sensitive marketing material with accuracy
  • Advises multiple departments throughout the development process on a broad range of best legal practices and compliance issues
  • Legal research as needed for company projects
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent proofreading skills with  meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to manage time, meet deadlines, and multi-task under pressure
  • Must be able to provide constructive critiques with diplomacy and tact
  • Must be able to take the initiative to communicate potential problems and/or concerns
  • Must be proficient and have experience sifting through large amounts of content
  • Proficient computer skills (MS Office Suite) with the ability to learn new software
  • Knowledge and/or deep appreciation for self-defense rights, law-abiding gun ownership, the U.S. Constitution, and founding principles of the United States. 

 

Education and Experience 

  • Must have a Juris Doctor (JD) or equivalent law degree from an accredited institution, licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, and be in good standing
  • 1-3 years in practice experience required 
  • Excellent academic credentials and or law journal experience 
  • Prior in-house counsel and/or private practice experience at a law firm is a plus

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