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Associate General Counsel

On July 1, AgStar Financial Services, Badgerland Financial and 1st Farm Credit Services joined together as Compeer Financial, strengthening our commitment to the agricultural community.

Title:  Associate General Counsel
Office Location:  Mankato, MN; Apple Valley, MN; Normal, IL or other

Position Overview:  The successful candidate will provide legal counsel, advice, analysis, and support on a wide range of matters in a team environment for the organization.  The individual will participate in the negotiation, drafting, and interpretation of a broad range of contractual arrangements between the organization and third parties, as well as coordinating efforts of outside counsel as needed.

Successful candidate has:

  • Juris Doctor from an American Bar Association accredited law school
  • License to practice law in Minnesota, Wisconsin, or Illinois (or willingness to obtain the same)
  • At least 2 – 5 years of experience in a law firm or corporate law department (or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job)
  • Working knowledge of agricultural and commercial lending, real estate, bankruptcy, contract, equipment leasing, and/or corporate law.
  • Agricultural background preferred.
  • Skill in conducting legal research and applying legal principles to individual cases and problems
  • Skill in writing legal contracts and other legal documents

We offer great benefits including:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Health insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.)
  • 401k (3% Compeer contribution & up to an additional 6% match)
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Educational assistance
  • Training and development programs

Qualified candidates please apply online at www.compeer.com/jobs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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