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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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Accountant

Posted on August 12th, 2021 at 9:14 AM

The ECBA accountant is responsible for a wide variety of finance-related tasks associated with preparing financial records for the Erie County Bar Association and the Erie County Law Foundation. These tasks include organizing and maintaining financial records, ensuring statements are accurate and computing taxes and preparing tax returns.

Specifics:

  • Enter all income and expenses; monitor all receivable/send delinquent payment notices; process all online payments; record cost accounting between multiple divisions; pay bills/print checks to be signed by the Executive Director
  • Meet with the Board Treasurer monthly (Treasurer opens all bank statements); generate Income

Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows monthly

  • Monthly reconciliation of bank statements
  • Responsible for monthly closing entries for depreciation, accruals and insurance allocations
  • Enter payroll and tax information provided by Maloney Reed Scarpitti
  • Make deposits to bank accounts using in-office deposit machine (as well as cash); responsible for petty cash
  • Prepare invoices for legal ads and subscriptions; send invoices when due for seminar/meeting/event attendance
  • Prepare reports and lists for Maloney Reed Scarpitti for year-end closing and tax preparation; answer any questions as they prepare the 990s; make year-end entries when provided; communicate any issues/problems
  • Handle account for online credit card payments and associated fees; review daily activity; enter monthly credit card fees issued by Affinipay
  • Calculate Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) and Erie County Bar Association (ECBA) dues; prepare invoices in Quickbooks; enter payments as received; create a dues spreadsheet for when quarterly payment of PBA dues must be submitted; use PBA website to create a report for each quarter's payment
  • Draft annual ECBA budget in coordination with the Executive Director

Other duties as assigned: knowledge of Quickbooks; occasional knowledge and use of various computer platforms (Zoom), off-campus event participation, LRIS calls, and general office organization, etc.

Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in related field
  • Minimum 3-years experience in marketing and communications
  • Computer knowledge of Quickbooks, and Microsoft Office and other as-needed platforms
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member

If interested in applying for this position, email your resume to jskresge@eriebar.com

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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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U.S. District Court Administrative Order

Posted on June 29th, 2021 at 1:18 PM

Please see the attached Administrative Order from the Western District of PA.

Updated Admin Order re Masks (June 2021)

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Paralegal Position Available

Posted on June 9th, 2021 at 8:34 AM

Busy, growing, small law firm seeks experienced full-time Real Estate Paralegal with experience in handling all aspects of residential and commercial real estate closings, including coordinating all communications among clients, brokers, lenders and other law offices; preparing agreements, deeds, title insurance commitments, CD’s, settlement statements and closing documents; disbursing post-closing proceeds; and maintaining correct trust account ledgers for closings. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs and real estate closing software. This position will involve some basic administrative work as well. Salary commensurate with experience. If you are interested in this position, please forward resume and cover letter to lorton@ortonandorton.com.

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