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Full-Time Northern WV Paralegal

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 its Northern West Virginia office (currently in Clarksburg, but scheduled to move to Morgantown within 6 months). 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 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:

Hiring Committee
215 South Third Street, Suite 901
Fax: 304-326-0189

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Legal Interns/Externs

We accept applications for legal interns in both our Charleston and Clarksburg offices.  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
1031 Quarrier St., Suite 200
Charleston, WV 25301
Fax: 304-344-3145


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