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Bankruptcy Paralegal Wanted

Posted on June 7th, 2022 at 11:04 AM

The Quinn Law Firm has an immediate opening for an experienced Bankruptcy Paralegal. Ideal candidates must have 3+ years of experience working with electronically filing documents with bankruptcy court and analyzing relevant information for creation of bankruptcy petitions, schedules, and plans. Prior experience computing paystubs and means tests is a plus.

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Personal Injury Paralegal Wanted

Posted on May 9th, 2022 at 11:37 AM

Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. seeks a full-time personal injury paralegal to assist in the preparation of personal injury claims, including discovery and settlements, and support during litigation.

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Legal Administrative Assistant

Posted on April 14th, 2022 at 8:21 AM

MacDonald Illig Law Firm seeks a full-time, Administrative Assistant. We are the largest Law Firm in Erie, PA with 125 years in business. The right candidate must have excellent proofreading skills as well as proficiency using Microsoft Word and other Microsoft Office Suite programs. Experience in Excel, Outlook and Document Management systems a plus.

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Administrative Assistant - Legal

Posted on April 7th, 2022 at 11:13 AM

The law firm of MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton, the largest law firm in Northwest PA, seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant to work with several attorneys in our Business Transactions and our Banking and Real Estate practice groups. The successful candidate must have exceptional organization skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, have a positive attitude and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Several years of legal experience or experience in a business environment is a definite plus. Compensation will be based on skill level and experience.

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Legal Assistant

Posted on March 16th, 2022 at 11:01 AM

Opening for a Legal Assistant at the Latouf Law Firm

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Assistant Public Defender

Posted on February 28th, 2022 at 10:01 AM

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain a case load which includes representation of clients from preliminary hearing through trial or representation of clients on appeal. Manage all cases by interviewing clients, witnesses and police officers. Preparing and conferring with investigators for case investigation in anticipation of trial. Research, draft and file all pre-trial motions in a timely manner. Negotiate with the District Attorney's Office any potential plea agreement prior to trial. Prepare and file all post-sentence motions and requests for appellate review in a timely manner.
  • When representing an appellate client, researching, drafting and filing all appellate pleadings and briefs in a timely manner. Working with the trial attorney to identify issues for appeal. Other duties as required or assigned.
  • The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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Summer Law Clerk

Posted on February 10th, 2022 at 6:59 AM

The City of Erie is seeking applicants for a part time Summer Law Clerk. This could potentially lead to a full time position with the City of Erie.


The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work closely with the attorneys in the Solicitor’s office. The successful applicant will assist with a wide variety of municipal law such as drafting ordinances, resolutions, agreements and assist in labor and employment matters. The successful applicant will also attend municipal meetings, City Council meetings and court hearings.
As an employer, the City of Erie has a strong commitment to workplace diversity and inclusion and encourage minority and women applicants to apply. The City of Erie is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All first and second year law students are eligible to apply. Applications are due March 15, 2022 and interviews will be held in early April.


Please submit your resume and letter of interest to Catherine Doyle at cdoyle@erie.pa.us.

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Environmental Attorney

Posted on February 9th, 2022 at 6:37 AM

Environmental Attorney

MacDonald Illig, Jones & Britton, LLP, an established Erie law firm with 48 attorneys, seeks an attorney for its growing environmental law group. A technical math, science, engineering, or environmental background, or related experience, is preferred. Excellent academic credentials are required. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter, resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts, writing sample, and a list of 3-5 references to:

 

Jenna Bickford, Esquire

MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton, LLP

100 State Street, Suite 700

Erie, Pennsylvania 16507

jbickford@mijb.com

MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

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Law Clerk - Erie County Court of Common Pleas

Posted on December 16th, 2021 at 10:27 AM

Below is the Job Description Selected for Review
Attorney or law school graduate who engages in legal reasoning to assist the Common Pleas Court Judges. This position is responsible to a Common Pleas Judge.


Performs legal research for the purposes of deciding cases and writing opinions. Drafts opinions, orders and
legal memoranda. Consults with judges concerning research. Attends hearings, serve as a liason between
counsel and the court. Assists other office staff in the completion of duties.


The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of
the job and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent
in the job.


Knowledge of appropriate methods of performing legal research. A working knowledge of legal philosophy. The
ability to communicate in written form clearly and concisely. Ability actively engage in legal reasoning.
Proficiency with computer and on-line legal research methods.

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Law Clerk

Posted on December 15th, 2021 at 4:00 PM

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania (the “Court”) is accepting applications for a full-time Judicial (Term) Law Clerk reporting to Judge Gregory L. Taddonio in our Pittsburgh office. The position involves extensive research and writing on a wide range of issues that arise in federal bankruptcy proceedings. The successful candidate will substantively review pleadings, prepare bench memos, draft opinions and orders on pending matters, and perform additional duties including: verifying citations, managing the case docket, office management, and other legal and administrative duties as assigned. This is a one-year appointment, available as of September 1, 2022.

Career Opp - Law Clerk - Term - 2022-2023 - December 2021

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