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Legal Clerk - Pittsburgh, PA at MVM, Inc. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in Legal 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Title: Legal Clerk (Administrative Support)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Duration: Full-Time, Contract

Travel: None

Shift: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

About MVM, Inc.

Service, Support, Success are the pillars upon which MVM’s founders built the company, and they continue to serve as MVM’s core values. Along with our uncompromising insistence on integrity and ethical business practices, these values make us the service provider of choice for our customers and the employer of choice for our dedicated team members. 

Working at MVM, Inc. takes a certain kind of person; we want someone who identifies with our values and is willing to challenge themselves both personally and professionally.  We seek employees who are passionate about serving and making a difference in lives of others. We’re looking to add a Legal Clerk. If you can envision joining a team where you will have the opportunity to provide mission driven results; then we are looking for you!

Here’s what you need to be successful in this role:

  • Coachable - Open to constructive criticism, with a strong desire to implement and sustain feedback by others

  • Customer service orientated - Understand the value of a relationship by building trust and relating to the customer to ensure the conversation progresses properly and on tract.  Honest and have the integrity to do what’s right for our customers and for the business

  • Curious - Actively seek information pertaining to our business, services and customer base

  • Committed - Have the passion and perseverance for what you want to accomplish

  • Willing to support critical duties - Support responsibilities that must continue to be performed during crisis situations and contingency operations

What You’ll Get to Do!!

The Legal Clerk will provide a wide range of administrative support related task and assistance in support of one of our clients.  The ideal candidate must be extremely well-organized, detail oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines in a timely manner. 

Key functions you will perform!

  • Work under the direction of a Supervisory Legal Assistant or an Administrative Supervisor

  • Provide Word processing and data entry/retrieval

  • Answer inquiries regarding case related information as maintained in the database

  • Receive telephone calls and visitors

  • Merge form letters with mailing lists

  • Respond to inquiries, providing general information regarding office programs

  • Receive, review, and distribute incoming FAXs, mail and packages

  • Ensure mail received from other agencies is appropriately screened and distributed

  • Ensure daily incoming mail is delivered and is processed accordingly

  • Ensure daily outgoing mail is available for pickup by mail carrier at the end of the day

  • Support meeting set up/break down

  • Operate copier, fax, scanner

  • Type routine forms, letters

  • File records

  • Perform administrative tasks and small projects such as updating directories, data entry, filing, and document development/preparation

  • Examine, prepare and process a variety of technical complex legal documents

  • Review incoming material and independently determines the need for compiling of legal documents (complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, and subpoenas)

  • Obtain necessary information from law enforcement agencies

  • Prepare travel arrangements and authorizations including vouchers

  • Track and maintain calendar of assigned cases, along with scheduling appointments, interviews and conferences and reminds attorneys of upcoming appearances

  • Perform all other duties assigned by the client  

What you will need to have:

  • High School diploma

  • Proficiency in word processing software

  • Ability to review and analyze data from multiple sources and answer inquiries regarding case-related statuses

  • Ability to establish case/project files

  • Ability to enter, retrieve, and manipulate data from databases and prepare and format management reports

  • Ability to prepare and correct correspondence, schedule appointments and maintain status information

  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality under extreme pressure

  • Ability to provide administrative information and assistance concerning case or file to other agencies or organizations

  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office software, word processing, database, spreadsheets and telecommunications applications

  • A favorable credit check for all cleared positions

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must have lived in the US at least three (3) of the past five (5) years

  • Successfully passing a background investigation

Preferred Skills

  • Undergraduate degree preferred

  • Good organizational and communication skills

  • Local to the Pittsburgh, PA area

We Offer…

  • Paid training, fun, talented and driven teammates

  • Knowledgeable, encouraging and present leadership

  • A diverse and community-minded organization

  • Career growth and learning opportunities for aspiring minds

If you have what it takes, apply now!!

MVM offers a competitive benefits package, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Recruiting Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

For more information about the company please visit our website at

MVM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.