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Title Attorney
Categories Government
Organization Name West Virginia Attorney General’s Office
City Charleston
State WV
Job Description

The Attorney General seeks attorneys, of varying levels of experience, to fill a number of litigation positions. Ideal candidates will have top academic credentials, outstanding transcripts, a judicial clerkship, a minimum of three years of litigation experience, and strong written and oral communication skills. Successful candidates will be expected to work long hours, produce a high-quality legal product that meets exacting standards, and seek to enhance the reputation of the Attorney General’s Office as a top law firm in the State of West Virginia.

How to Apply

In addition to an updated resume, please provide a law school transcript and writing sample. Please email all materials to jobs@wvago.gov

Closing Date 2014-10-31


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 Litigation Associate
Categories Private
Organization Name DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP
City Wheeling
State WV
Job Description

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP, a prominent law firm with approximately 500 attorneys in sixteen offices, has an immediate opportunity for a Commercial Litigation attorney in our Wheeling, West Virginia office. Candidates must have 2-6 years of experience and be licensed to practice in West Virginia and preferably Ohio. Familiarity with both the West Virginia and Ohio court system is a plus.  Additionally, all candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent communication skills.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and law school 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 2014-11-01


Title Lawyer
Categories Private
Organization Name George & Lorensen PLLC
City Charleston
State WV
Job Description

Small, busy Charleston litigation firm with sophisticated practice seeks hardworking, effective lawyer interested in hands-on trial and commercial work.
Pay commensurate with experience, performance and results/value added. Will consider full time, part-time, or contract arrangement and needs to start immediately.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit resumes to Anne Marie Haddy at ahaddy@gandllaw.com

Closing Date 2014-11-14


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


Title VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL COUNSEL
Categories Private
Organization Name Mon Health System
City Morgantown
State WV
Job Description

This position oversees all legal matters, certificate of need activity,  risk management, and first level patient collection activity for all entities of the Monongalia Health System  As a member of the Executive Staff,  the position is responsible for the implementation of the Mission, Core Values, Policies and Procedures and Strategic Plan of the Health System. This position participates in the overall management and direction of the Health System.

This opportunity requires a Juris Doctorate degree, Master’s degree in Business Administration or Health Care Administration preferred. Licensure in West Virginia required and additionally in Pennsylvania desired.

The successful candidate will have ten years of progressively responsible experience in health care or related area to include at least five years of leadership experience and demonstrated track record in managed care, physician networks, corporate law, risk management, certificate of need, and specialized healthcare issues.  Exceptional interpersonal skills necessary to effectively influence and communicate with employees at all levels in the organization, along with board members and community leaders. You must also possess outstanding leadership skills, including effective planning, analyzing, decision making, human resources management, organizational, and highly effective oral and written presentation skills. Must have demonstrated business, entrepreneurial, technical and analytical skills along with the ability to make sound, creative, and credible management decisions and possess strong negotiation skills.

How to Apply

We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package. For additional information about this opportunity and to learn more about Mon General Hospital visit our website at www.monhealth.com or to apply directly online visit www.mongeneral.jobs . EOE 

Closing Date 2014-10-31