• Location: Morgantown
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 27 November 2018
    Legal Assistant

    Are you looking for an exciting local opportunity in the Morgantown area? Manpower of WV is seeking an Legal Assistant for a regional employer in the Morgantown area.

    Job Duties:
    Organizes cases: monitoring calendars, meeting deadlines, documentation, inputting information into file database and case management software, confirming case status with attorneys and stakeholders
    Case management: maintaining contact with stakeholders, scheduling depositions, preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas, drafting complaints, preparing and filing discovery requests, preparing responses to opposing counsel, generating status reports and basic cost accounting
    Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences, preparing pleadings, monitoring and obtaining discovery responses, organizing materials for team case review
    Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence, preparing exhibits, scheduling witnesses, witness preparation and taking courtroom notes
    Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
    Other tasks as assigned
    Requirements for Consideration:
    2+ Years Litigation Experience preferred
    Bachelor's Degree Preferred
    Proficiency in WORLDOX, ProLaw or similar document management software
    Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
    Reporting Skills, Research Skills, Legal Administration Skills, Litigation, Client Relationships, Organization, Planning, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Dependability, Client Confidentiality
    Candidates must be able to successfully pass a Federal/State background check and a pre-employment drug test

    Who is Manpower?
    Locally owned, but globally connected, Manpower is a full-service human resources staffing and recruiting company. Manpower connects qualified candidates with regional employers throughout West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and surrounding. Manpower is the largest staffing & recruiting provider in the region. Manpower has your job search covered!
    Want to learn more? Are you or someone you know looking for an exciting/local job opportunity? Visit us on the web at Manpower.com or check us out on Facebook @WVManpower to learn more about job openings within the communities you work, live and play.
    Manpower is an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.