Legal Assistant - Family Law
Klie Law Offices, PLLC
Parkersburg, WV US
Posted ago
Klie Law Offices, PLLC

If you are interested in using your exceptional organizational, customer service, and computer skills to be part of a growing law firm, this might be the job for you!

We are a small business that helps clients who have experienced personal injury, employment, or family law issues located in Clarksburg, Buckhannon, and Parkersburg, West Virginia.

We are seeking a Family Law Legal Assistant to grow our Parkersburg, WV team. Our Legal Assistant will play an integral role in creating memorable experiences for our clients in person and over the telephone while providing excellent support to our team. This position requires empathy, discipline, focus, and attention to detail.

We are looking for a high-quality team player with organizational talent to help us aggressively grow our business. The person we hire must bring energy, positivity, and a “can-do” attitude to work every day while working in a very dynamic environment.

This position will handle communications between clients, opposing counsel, courts, court reporters, and other firm team members. You must be able to maintain the ability to remain calm and collected in a fast-paced environment in high-pressure situations.

This is a full-time job, so you absolutely must be able to work *in the office* for 40 hours per week.


Our Family Law Legal Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Taking incoming calls
  • Communicating with clients and vendors
  • Managing attorneys’ calendars
  • Entering case deadlines
  • Drafting notices and filing documents with the court
  • Creating and maintaining case files
  • Documenting and maintaining case details
  • Assisting lawyers in collecting legal and factual documents
  • Conducting research and organizing information relevant to cases
  • Assisting our attorneys and paralegals with preparing cases for trial


We need a competent and professional assistant who:

  • Is compassionate, friendly, and smiles when answering the phone and greeting clients
  • Is not intimidated by speaking directly to attorneys or judge’s offices
  • Is able to think outside of the box and has great problem-solving skills
  • Conquers calendars, e-mail, word processing, and the internet
  • Is positive and optimistic
  • Can change gears quickly while not taking the request for changes personally
  • Understands the importance of doing good work, and doing it on time
  • Can deal with a boss who is always busy, might not give much direction, might get distracted by new exciting things, and who hates dealing with admin stuff
  • Is not afraid to point out that you need more training or communication from your boss in order to get your work done
  • Treats callers with respect, does not allow being busy to get in the way of providing good customer service and making clients feel like the most important thing
  • Is a team player and will never say "that's not my job"
  • Knowledgeable and proficient with Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Familiarity with Practice Management Software or similar technology is a plus but it is not a requirement

$27,000 - $35,000 yearly
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 family, employment, and personal injury. We service clients all over the state of West Virginia. We strive to bring a high level of honest and ethical legal services and strive for client satisfaction.

  • We guide families through difficult times to brighter tomorrows.
  • We help innocently injured people who suffer harm and losses.
  • We help hard workers who have been wrongfully fired put their lives back together.

As part of our compensation package, we offer health, dental, and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation, 401K matching as well as a structured bonus program.

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