Careers at Klie Law Offices
We’re looking for legal professionals who put clients first
Are you ready to take the next step in your legal career with a law firm that fights for hardworking West Virginians?
With offices in Buckhannon and Parkersburg, Klie Law Offices serves people throughout West Virginia and Ohio in employment law, personal injury and family law matters. We’re a hardworking team that values responsiveness, attention to detail, and tireless advocacy for every client.
Please submit your resume and contact information using the form on this page. We look forward to hearing from you.
Associate Litigation Attorney
Are you an attorney who wants a share of the winnings?! Our firm is on track for aggressive growth, and we need an experienced litigation attorney to join our team to work directly with the owners and attorneys to help our clients.
Our firm focuses primarily on employment, personal injury, and family law practice areas. We want to be known for helping our clients through tough times and getting them into a better position. We are growing fast and need a litigation attorney who can hit the ground running. We love to help people learn and grow, but we don’t have the time for that right now. We need an attorney who is confident with legal research and writing, depositions, negotiating settlements, and preparing for and taking cases to trial. The ideal candidate will be able to take initiative on work that needs to be done and complete tasks with minimal hand holding.
Candidates should understand how to think through a case from inception to the end and be able to make sound decisions with limited guidance that maximize the value of the case.
In our firm, you will be paid a base salary commensurate with experience and qualifications AND be eligible for progressive quarterly bonuses based on performance. As the firm wins, our employees win! We also offer 401(k), health insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off.
This position will be based in our home office located in Buckhannon, WV but will be required to travel routinely to our satellite office located in Parkersburg, WV OR be based in our satellite office located in Parkersburg, WV and travel routinely to our home office located in Buckhannon, WV.
The position will be responsible for important work, including:
- Preparing pleadings and approving pleadings drafted by support staff
- Written discovery and Depositions
- Court appearances
- Legal research and writing
- Client communications
- Settlement negotiations and appearing at mediation
- Managing caseload and moving cases through the litigation process
If the following statements appeal to you, then you may be our next associate attorney!
- You enjoy friendly office competition and being recognized and rewarded for your achievements.
- You truly enjoy being a team player – you do not think scanning and copying are “beneath you.”
- You are a great juggler of tasks and can change gears quickly.
- You are good with timekeeping/practice management software, e-mail, word processing, and the Internet.
Prepare a cover letter with no more than TWO paragraphs and a closing sentence. In the first paragraph, explain what you believe are the 3 most important qualities needed in someone who works with [pick one] family law, employment, personal injury clients and why you believe they are the most important qualities. In the second paragraph, explain why you applied to this particular ad. As a closing sentence please write, “I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.”
Submit your resume and cover letter in PDF format.
We look forward to reviewing your application.
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