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.
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:
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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 www.manpower.com or call 304.346.0093 for more information.