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Asbestos Defense Litigation Associate

Robinson & McElwee PLLC is seeking an associate lawyer who is looking to gain experience with seasoned and accomplished lawyers and who are interested in opportunities for personal growth and career progression. We are seeking a lawyer with 2-5 years of experience in asbestos defense litigation who possesses quality writing skills to join our team.  This position is based in the Charleston, West Virginia office.

Primarily a corporate defense firm, Robinson & McElwee represents a wide variety of clients ranging from large corporations to local family owned businesses.  Robinson & McElwee offers a competitive salary combined with a comprehensive benefits package including Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, 401k, and Short and Long term disability.    

Successful candidates will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to think on your feet and respond appropriately. Along with those skills, the ability to reason and influence through written and oral communication skills will serve candidates well in this position.  Candidates should be able to work independently as well as with a team.  Additionally, candidates must demonstrate a commitment to business development and be willing to be involved in the community and regional industry groups. Candidates must possess an active West Virginia Bar License with 2-5 years of experience.  

Robinson & McElwee PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Domicka Max

Firm Adminstrator  
Robinson & McElwee PLLC
400 Fifth Third Center
700 Virginia Street, East
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-720-6759



Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Robinson & McElwee PLLC seeks an experienced legal assistant to provide both secretarial and paralegal support to select litigation attorneys in the firm's Clarksburg Office.  The ideal candidate would possess a bachelor’s degree, a degree or certificate in paralegal studies or significant experience as a litigation paralegal.  Ideal candidates should also possess strong research, analytical, critical thinking, communication, and organizational skills.  Having a positive attitude, being a team player and possessing the skills to effectively prioritize their workload are considered valuable attributes for the successful candidate. Quality candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, document management systems, electronic legal research, time and billing systems, transcription and general computer skills.  Those with experience will be given preference.  Interested candidates please apply through this site or forward your resume, references and salary requirement to Firm Administrator, P.O. Box 1791 Charleston, WV 25326.  EOE