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Opposition to House Bill 38

Posted on January 12th, 2022 at 10:10 AM

The ECBA’s Board of Directors has been following House Bill 38, possing an amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution that would create judicial districts for the purpose of electing judges and justices to Pennsylvania’s appellate courts.

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Marketing Coordinator

Posted on December 23rd, 2021 at 10:21 AM

The law firm of MacDonald Illig Jones & Britton, LLP is currently seeking a Marketing Coordinator. The Marketing Coordinator's primary responsibility is to assist with various marketing, business development, communications, and public relations efforts of the firm across all practice areas. The Marketing Coordinator supports programs and plans created to build market awareness and the community profile of the firm, plans and creates various client networking functions throughout the year, and works closely with firm management and the marketing committee to implement firm marketing strategies and initiatives.


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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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Bookkeeper Position Available

Posted on November 11th, 2021 at 4:15 PM

Marsh Schaaf is seeking an experienced bookkeeper for a full-time position. Please email resume and cover letter to Steven George at

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Legal Assistant – Litigation

Posted on September 14th, 2021 at 8:17 AM

The Quinn Law Firm has an opening for an experienced Legal Assistant in the firm’s Litigation Department. 

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County of Erie COVID-19 Guidance

Posted on August 9th, 2021 at 1:08 PM

County of Erie COVID-19 Guidance

COVID-19 vaccines are effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19. COVID-19 remains a serious public health threat to unvaccinated individuals.

Isolation and quarantine, both effective public health measures, will continue to be enforced by the Erie County Department of Health to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Administrative Order for US District Court for the Western District

Posted on August 9th, 2021 at 10:55 AM

Administrative Order for US District Court for the Western District.

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2021 Chief Justice Samuel J. Roberts Scholarship

Posted on July 21st, 2021 at 1:05 PM

2021 Chief Justice Samuel J. Roberts Scholarship recipient announced.

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Revised Jury Trial Protocol

Posted on June 29th, 2021 at 1:56 PM

Please see the Revised Jury Trial Protocols Administrative Order for the U.S. District Court for the Western District.

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