Family Law Associate Attorney
Klie Law Offices, PLLC
Buckhannon, WV US
Posted ago
Klie Law Offices, PLLC

We need an attorney who is passionate about family law. The ideal candidate will be able to take initiative on work that needs to be done and complete tasks timely. For this position, we're open to hiring a new graduate and are excited to offer the opportunity to be trained in the practice area of Family Law and eventually general litigation, by our team.

Candidates will need to manage a full caseload involving legal issues like divorce, adoption, custody, contempt, and domestic violence.

This position will be based in our home office located in Buckhannon, WV and will be required to travel to hearings anywhere in the state as needed.

We offer a competitive compensation package with paid time off, 401K, and health insurance.

Responsibilities

The position will be responsible for important tasks, including:

  • Preparing and approving pleadings drafted by support staff
  • Writing and reviewing discovery
  • Providing direction to support legal staff regarding trial preparation
  • Court appearances
  • Legal research and writing
  • Client communications
  • Settlement negotiations and appearing at mediation
  • Preparing cases for contested hearings and trials

Qualifications

  • You are WV bar-certified
  • You are comfortable with technology
  • You enjoy friendly office competition and being recognized and rewarded for your achievements
  • You are good with computer systems, e-mail, word processing, and the internet
  • You have a strong desire to help clients through tough times and want to help them get into a better position
  • You have strong negotiation skills, the ability to think on your feet, and feel comfortable in a courtroom

Compensation
$60,000 - $80,000
About Klie Law Offices, PLLC

Klie Law Offices, PLLC is a growing litigation law firm that takes pride in helping our clients through difficult times by providing honest and efficient service. Our areas of practice include criminal, family, employment, and personal injury. We service clients all over the state of West Virginia.


As part of our compensation package, we also offer health insurance, paid holidays, vacation, and 401K matching.

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