Job Details

Legal Staff Paralegal in Charleston, WV

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Company name

West Virginia Department of Transportation - Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Charleston, WV

Date Last Verified

Apr 11,2018

Posted on

Apr 10,2018

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Hearings Examiner The candidate will work on personnel issues, including level 1 grievance hearings, automobile dealership revocation hearings and automobile salesperson license revocation hearings, driver's license points and revocation issues, automobile insurance cases, medical driving safety cases, and other administrative hearings as needed. Will preside over and conduct hearings in accordance with the applicable federal and West Virginia statutes, legislative rules, West Virginia DMV policies and procedures. Record all hearings and timely prepare recommended decisions in the format required. Attend meetings to explain the recommended decision and to answer any questions about the hearing process. Rule on all motions, pleadings and objections at the hearing on the record or in the recommended decision. Keep the docket, issue hearing and continuance notices, maintain correspondence and phone calls regarding administrative hearings, and write and review contracts. Conduct hearings involving a case in which the applicant is a party or in a case where the applicant is related or closely affiliated with a party. Prepare legislation. Other duties as required.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: The candidate should have Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited 4--year college or university or successful completion of an accredited Paralegal or Legal Assistant program. : Additional qualifying experience is substituted for the required training on a year-for-year basis. Should have 3+ years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in conducting judicial hearings, quasi judicial administrative hearings, criminal investigation, paralegal or in making legal determinations on statutory compliance, claims, assessments or regulator violations. Graduate work from a regionally accredited college or university is substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis OR Thirty graduate hours from an American Bar Association accredited law school may substitute for the required three years of experience. Should have knowledge of the function, organization and regulations of the area of assignment; Knowledge of adjudicative guides, operating standards and instructions pertaining to the credence of evidence of testimony; Knowledge of terminology and standards related to the area of assignment, medical or psychological fiscal and economic implications, vocational information, or legal terminology.

Deadline: 24 April, 2018

Additional info

Send resume, letter of interest; Law school transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable); and Writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
West Virginia Department of Transportation - Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
140 Kanawha Mall
Charleston, WV 25701
Fax: 304-957-0396