Paralegal

Industry

Legal

Advert ID

USA_421772

Location

Charleston

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

negotiable

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Charleston, WV - Professional - (USA) 503 Pennsylvania Avenue (Professional) WV Charleston , WV - 25302 Phone : 304-346-0093

ContactNumber

304-346-0093

Job Description

Paralegal



GENERAL SUMMARY:

The paralegal position researches law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist attorneys by performing a variety of support duties.



GENERAL TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes.

* Prepares legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, contracts, initial and amended articles of incorporation, stock certificates and other securities, buy-sell agreements, closing papers and binders, deeds, and trust instruments for review, approval, and use by attorneys.

* Investigates facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly.

* Performs other clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, taking dictation, composing and typing routine correspondence, and reading and routing incoming mail.

* Prepares affidavits of documents and maintains document file.

* Prepares office accounts and tax returns.

* Prepares real estate closing statement and assists in closing process.

* Acts as arbitrator and liaison between disputing parties.

* Searches patent files to ascertain originality of patent application.

* Files correspondence and legal documents in office filing system.

* Ensures proper indexing and filing of original legal documents.

* Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the area and overnight travel may be expected.



SPECIFIC TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Problem solving/analysis

* Thoroughness

* Teamwork orientation

* Communication proficiency

* Initiative

* Personal effectiveness/credibility

* Business acumen

* Presentation skills

* Technical capacity



EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Paralegal certification.

Additional legal research certifications and coursework.



EXPERIENCE:

One to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Manpower is an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.



Please apply at www.manpower.com or call 304.346.0093 for more information.