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Title Site Attorney
Categories Private
Organization Name Maximus Inc.
City Charleston
State WV
Job Description

Site Attorney for Maximus, Inc
• Full Time Contracted Attorney with the Bureau for Child Support Enforcement, Department of Health and Human Resources, State of West Virginia

Job Responsibilities:
• Attend and represent the State of West Virginia in every assigned judicial hearing involving the Kanawha County Family Court for the Kanawha County Title IV-D Child Support Program,
• Attend and represent the State of West Virginia in appeals involving the Kanawha County Circuit Court for the Kanawha County Title IV-D Child Support Program,
• Review and sign legal filings, including those associated with bankruptcy actions involving the Kanawha County Title IV-D Child Support Program,
• Communicate with private counsel in conjunction with open Title IV-D cases,
• Communicate with project staff regarding legal questions related to Title IV-D cases, and
• Complete other projects tasks assigned by Management as deemed appropriate and/or necessary.

The Ideal Candidate will possess the Following Additional Education, Experience, and Abilities:
• Juris Doctorate and admittance to the West Virginia State Bar is required.

Benefits available

MAXIMUS (NYSE:MMS) is a leading health and human services administrator for governments in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. We deliver administrative solutions to improve the cost effectiveness, efficiency and quality of government-sponsored benefit programs across the globe. Operating under our founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People�, we have more than 7,000 employees located in more than 220 offices worldwide. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer.

How to Apply

Contact Jennifer Shomo at 304-347-4963 or email at JenniferCShomo@maximus.com

Closing Date 2014-11-24


Title Real Estate Attorney
Categories Private
Organization Name McDonnell & Associates
City Charleston
State WV
Job Description

Real Estate law firm based in Columbia, SC is expanding to West Virginia and is seeking a Real Estate Attorney to join our team. The Real Estate Attorney will be responsible for handling real estate abstracts/title reviews and closings for real estate purchases and refinances. Successful candidates will travel throughout the state of West Virginia to handle all transactions. Company vehicles are provided to the attorneys for travel purposes.

How to Apply

Email resumes and salary requirements to career@mcdonnelllawfirm.com

Closing Date 2014-11-24


Title Public Defender
Categories Government
Organization Name Public Defender Corporation for the 6th & 24th Circuits
City Huntington/Wayne
State WV
Job Description

Legal representation of indigent persons in felony/misdemeanor cases in Huntington or Wayne offices.

How to Apply

Send resume to Robert E. Wilkinson, Chief Defender, 320 Ninth Street, Huntington, WV 25701 or submit via e-mail at robert_wilkinson@ccpdo.org. by November 24, 2014.

Closing Date 2014-11-24


Title Mineral Title/Oil & Gas Associate
Categories Private
Organization Name Dinsmore & Shohl
City Pittsburgh
State PA
Job Description

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent law firm with over 500 attorneys in sixteen offices, has an immediate opportunity available for an experienced Oil & Gas Associate in the Real Estate Development, Ownership, and Leasing Practice Group of our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania or Morgantown, West Virginia offices. Candidates must have 2-5 years of experience abstracting titles, drafting a chain of titles for surface, coal, and oil & gas ownership, and conducting on site tract searches to locate documents and filings pertaining to parcels of real estate. Duties also include searching, analyzing, and evaluating records and titles, identifying relative liens and encumbrances, and must obtain applicable copies of lien documents, verify ownership of properties and legal issues, report title issues, and assemble abstracting research data for further review. Additionally, all candidates must be licensed to practice in West Virginia, have a strong academic background, and possess excellent communication and computer skills, particularly with Word and Excel.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to dinsmore.legalrecruiting@dinsmore.com.

Closing Date 2014-12-31


Title Chief Public Defender
Categories Government
Organization Name Public Defender, Second Judicial Circuit
City Moundsville
State WV
Job Description

Duties include representation of indigents in felony/misdemeanor cases, abuse and neglect cases, and appeals.  Administrative duties include supervision of attorneys, support staff, and preparation of reports requires as a quasi state/non-profit corporation.

How to Apply

Submit resume and references to:

David Zehnder
509 Seventh Street
Moundsville, WV, 26041

Closing Date 2014-11-22


Title Associate Counsel
Categories Private
Organization Name Highmark
City Parkersburg
State WV
Job Description

General Overview:

Investigate factual situations and present well-reasoned and creative solutions and alternatives based upon independent legal research and analysis of the facts and the law. Provide accurate legal advice and prepare effective documents based upon knowledge of federal, West Virginia and other applicable law, and the regulatory environment in which the Corporation and its affiliates (“Corporation”) function. Provide regular legal support for one or more discrete units of the Corporation and demonstrate increasing knowledge of the Corporation’s business, while retaining the discipline of legal analysis.

Work cooperatively with inside counsel, and as necessary, outside legal counsel.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Communicate effectively. This position displays effective oral and written communication skills while performing the following functions:

Provide regular legal support for one or more discrete units of the Corporation, and demonstrate increasing knowledge of the Corporation’s business, while retaining the discipline of legal analysis.
Maintain positive and effective relations with other members of the Law Department, as well as management and other staff of the Corporation, and outside counsel.

2. Perform legal research and investigate facts

Investigate situations and present well-reasoned and creative solutions and alternatives based upon independent legal research and analysis of the facts and the law.

3. Prepare legal memoranda, contracts, pleadings, analyses, correspondences and other relevant documents

4. Provide legal advice to management and staff.

Provide accurate legal advice and prepare effective documents based upon knowledge of federal, state and other applicable law, and the regulatory environment in which the Corporation functions.
Provide results of analysis to other attorneys in the Law Department, or, under the direction of a managing attorney or other more experienced attorney, directly to appropriate management and staff of the Corporation.
Apply sound business judgment to the provision of legal advice

5. Manage litigation, transactions or other matters and work cooperatively with outside legal counsel in accordance with the level guide such as:

Assist and work cooperatively with outside legal counsel in litigation, transactions and other matters
Work with outside legal counsel in support of one or more projects

6. May direct the work of outside legal counsel or facilitate the work of outside counsel to address issues effectively and efficiently, including minimizing outside legal counsel fees and expenses, as appropriate

7. Negotiate with outside parties

8. May participate in any privacy or security committees or workgroups and offering privacy compliance opinions to the committee/workgroup as well as offering alternative approaches to processes which may create vulnerabilities for the company. Maintains and fosters productive relationships between Highmark and group accounts, consultants, producers and other third-parties.

9. Other duties as assigned or requested

Minimum Qualifications:

*Juris Doctorate
*2 or more years of experience as a practicing attorney
*License to practice law in the State of West Virginia; or eligible for admission within one year of hire.
*Law experience in disciplines, such as insurance regulation, health law, general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, antitrust, employee benefits, intellectual property and litigation

Preferred Qualifications:
*4 or more years of experience as a practicing attorney
*License to practice law in the State of West Virginia; or eligible for admission within one year of hire.

How to Apply

Apply at https://www.recruitacommunity.com/srctcb/RTI.home?t=7465&r=2000037677110

Closing Date 2014-12-31