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Paralegal (Morgantown)

Mountain State Justice is a nationally recognized, non-profit law office with a commitment to aggressively and creatively protecting the rights of low-income West Virginians. MSJ currently has an opening for a full-time paralegal in our Morgantown office. The paralegal will provide support for an active caseload for two attorneys pursuing economic and social justice litigation.

The successful applicant will be comfortable working in a fast-paced, non-profit legal services organization, with the ability to draft legal documents, knowledge of state and federal court procedures, strong organizational and typing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task. The paralegal should be a self-starter, independent and dependable, and have a commitment to serving low-income & underserved West Virginians.

Mountain State Justice has a commitment to diversity in hiring. Salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to jennifer@msjlaw.org and rachel@msjlaw.org with the subject line “MORGANTOWN PARALEGAL APPLICATION.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with an interest in filling the position as soon as possible.

Legal Interns/Externs

Our positions for Summer 2018 are now filled! We are now accepting applications for term-time interns/externs for the Fall of 2018. 

We accept applications for legal interns in each of our offices (Beckley, Charleston, and Morgantown). To apply for an internship, please send a cover letter indicating your interest in the position and any location preference, resume and writing sample with the subject line “Intern/Extern Application” to:

Rachel Kerns
Office Coordinator
rachel@msjlaw.org
1031 Quarrier St., Suite 200
Charleston, WV 25301
Fax: 304-344-3145

Fellowships

We sponsor post-graduate fellows who wish to join our team.  Potential fellows should contact Jennifer Wagner, Co-Director, to ensure that we are a good fit for their project, at:  (304)326-0188 or jennifer@msjlaw.org.