Manpower Group Paralegal in Charleston, West Virginia



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


  • 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.


  • Problem solving/analysis

  • Thoroughness

  • Teamwork orientation

  • Communication proficiency

  • Initiative

  • Personal effectiveness/credibility

  • Business acumen

  • Presentation skills

  • Technical capacity


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.


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 or call 304.346.0093 for more information.