We will list all openings submitted to the Bucks County Bar Association on this page.  Please mail or email the appropriate contact about the position(s) you are interested in.

If you have a new position regarding the legal profession that we should include on this page, please email the information to info@bucksbar.org.  Postings will be listed for 3 months unless you inform us otherwise.  This service is open to the community.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

PRIVACY AND DATA SECURITY ASSOCIATE

(posted 3/22/21)

Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening for an associate in the Corporate Department for a Privacy and Data Security Associate. This position can reside in any of the Firm’s 27 offices. The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of experience with federal, state, and international data privacy laws. Preferably, experience in compliance with new and upcoming privacy laws (e.g., CCPA, CPRA, SHIELD Act, Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act, and GDPR), data incident response, HIPAA/HITECH, and an understanding of cybersecurity threats companies face. Strong academic record and excellent writing skills required. The candidate must be licensed to practice in the state where the office resides. EEO m/f/vet/disabled/sexual orientation/gender identity. We are not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Link to apply: https://www.foxrothschild.com/careers-for-attorneys/open-positions/

 

LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL

(posted 3/12/21)

Montgomery County Law Firm seeks legal assistant/paralegal for municipal/real estate department. Candidate must have advanced computer/technology skills, experience with real estate transactions, e-recordings, court filings and strong organizational/administrative skills including dictation and the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. College education or paralegal certificate a plus but not a requirement.  Send resume and salary requirements to Wisler Pearlstine, LLP, 460 Norristown Road, Suite 110, Blue Bell, PA  19422 Attn:  Firm Administrator or email mscarpone@wispearl.com

FULL-TIME ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

(posted 2/11/21)

The Doylestown office of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP is seeking a 3-6 year associate to join its real estate, land use and zoning practice group.  Ideal candidates will have experience in real estate transactions and/or land use and zoning.  Corporate, banking, and finance experience is also a plus. Must be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments, and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.

We offer a friendly work environment, competitive salary and excellent benefits.  Please email resume and salary requirements to recruiting@obermayer.com

FULL-TIME ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

(posted 1/27/2021)

An established Lehigh Valley family law firm is currently seeking a full-time associate attorney. Prior family law experience is preferred. Please forward cover letter and resume to: lawfirm2084@yahoo.com or via fax to: 610-435-7652. All correspondence will be strictly confidential.

Personal Injury Paralegal – Construction, Sexual Assault, Complex Litigation

(posted 1/27/2021)

You deserve to work at a law firm that offers integrity, embraces diversity, and has a personal commitment to treating everyone with respect dignity and fairness. Since 1933, Stark & Stark has developed innovative legal solutions to meet our clients’ needs. More than 100 attorneys, over 30 practice areas, and a philosophy of putting the law to work for our clients is the basis from which we build and maintain our practice. At Stark & Stark we believe the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Stark & Stark is seeking an experienced litigation Paralegal to join our team. The position will involve support for Personal Injury attorneys specializing in construction, sexual assault and complex litigation in our Yardley, PA office. The ideal candidate is self-directed and detailed-oriented with the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced litigation environment. Candidates should have significant experience with all phases of a personal injury litigation practice. The right candidate will have the extraordinary opportunity to learn and grow in a challenging, but collegial, environment.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include preparing and drafting discovery requests and responses, and other legal documents, as well as trial preparation, reviewing and summarizing medical records and drafting settlement demand packages. It will also include correspondence and communication with defense counsel, clients, medical providers, experts and others.   The ideal candidate will have the ability to Manage project timelines and perform legal research.

Qualifications

The individual should be well organized and able to see an assignment through to its end when given proper direction. Bachelor’s Degree, Paralegal Certificate or Associate’s Degree.

The right candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a Pennsylvania practice. Experience in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigation and trial work is REQUIRED. Please do not apply unless you have experience in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury law.

A comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office is also REQUIRED.

Stark & Stark is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/STA1028STRKP/JobBoard/8d3048ef-a106-4ec4-884c-fb7a931b3df6/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=f3fb478e-93f6-47ee-a425-29b5e0323cac

 

Personal Injury Paralegal – Auto, Premises, Construction

(posted 1/19/21)

Since 1933, Stark & Stark has developed innovative legal solutions to meet our clients’ needs. More than 100 attorneys, over 30 practice areas, and a philosophy of putting the law to work for our clients is the basis from which we build and maintain our practice. At Stark & Stark we believe the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Stark & Stark is seeking an experienced litigation Paralegal to join our team. The position will primarily involve support for Personal Injury attorneys specializing in auto, premises and construction litigation in our Yardley, PA office. The ideal candidate is self-directed and detailed-oriented with the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced litigation environment. Candidates should have significant experience with all phases of a personal injury litigation practice. The right candidate will have the extraordinary opportunity to learn and grow in a challenging, but collegial, environment.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include preparing and drafting discovery demands and responses, and other legal documents, as well as trial preparation. It will also include correspondence and communication with defense counsel, clients, and others, managing project timelines, and performing legal research.

Qualifications

The individual should be well organized and able to see an assignment through to its end when given proper direction.
A Bachelor’s Degree, Paralegal Certificate or Associate’s Degree.
The right candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience. Experience in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury matters REQUIRED. Please do not apply unless you have experience in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury law.
A comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office is also REQUIRED.
Stark & Stark is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/STA1028STRKP/JobBoard/8d3048ef-a106-4ec4-884c-fb7a931b3df6/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=5556c4c6-1b63-4da4-bdd0-1b3abde444c2

 

Bucks County PA – Real Estate Associate

(posted 1/7/21)

Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening in the Warrington (Bucks County), PA office for an associate in the Real Estate Department. The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of general real estate law experience.  Strong academic record and excellent writing skills required. Must be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  EEO m/f/vet/disabled/sexual orientation/gender identity. We are not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Link to apply: https://www.foxrothschild.com/careers-for-attorneys/open-positions/

County of Bucks Court of Common Pleas Job Announcement

(posted 1/5/21)

Job Title:  Bucks County Domestic Relations Title IV-D Attorney

Position: Starting salary $65,000

Job Summary: The Title IV-D Attorney acts as legal counsel for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Domestic Relations Section of the Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County. The position is responsible for providing legal representation at paternity, establishment and enforcement hearings which qualify for these services.  The position is required to occasionally work in the Domestic Relations Bristol office.

Various other duties, include, but are not limited to: reviewing complaints and petitions for child, spousal and APL support; reviewing and filing intergovernmental support actions; bankruptcy filings; aggressive enforcement action, and appeal filings.

Qualifications: A juris doctor degree from an accredited law school; licensed to practice law within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Family law experience a benefit.

Restriction:  Cannot represent private parties in Bucks County Domestic Relations actions either at the Domestic Relations Office or before a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:  Knowledge of pertinent federal and state statues and rules, and administrative regulations governing the Child Support Enforcement Program; ability to communicate and work effectively with the Domestic Relations staff and other members of the judicial system, clients, attorneys, and other individuals as required; ability to identify important sources of information, analyze data, and reach sound conclusions. The applicant must possess the ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, businesslike and professional manner, and prepare clear professional letters, reports, etc.  Full job description is available online at the link below.

To Apply:  The job posting number is 4564.  The Application deadline is January 22, 2021.  Apply at the County of Bucks HR office, in person or online at: http://buckscounty.org/government/administration/HumanResources/JobRequisitions

Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Job Announcement

(posted 1/5/21)

Community Engagement Staff Attorney – Norristown/Montgomery County, PA (DCOR111320)

SUMMARY

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (“LASP”) seeks an attorney to provide legal services and community outreach in its Community Engagement Unit. LASP provides civil legal services free of charge to eligible clients in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties. The Community Engagement Unit focuses on community outreach and collaboration with a broad and expanding network of community partners. The attorney will plan and organize outreach events and clinics; recruit, train, and oversee the work of volunteer attorneys and law students; and represent clients in a host of legal matters, with a particular emphasis on addressing the collateral consequences of having a criminal record and providing second chances for clients who had previous interaction with the criminal justice system. It is anticipated that a special focus will be given to the Spanish-speaking population in LASP’s service area.

In 2018, Pennsylvania enacted one of the most progressive Clean Slate laws in the nation. This position will inform communities about the law, help individuals understand whether their records will be automatically sealed, and provide assistance in filing petitions when necessary. Cases handled will include expungements, pardons, limited access petitions, professional licensure appeals, criminal records error corrections, civil forfeitures and waiver of court debt. The attorney may also focus on reentry issues for those recently released or about to be released from incarceration. The position is a full-time regional position, based in Norristown, and will have responsibility throughout the 4 county area served by LASP.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

1. Interviewing clients, assisting in determining eligibility for services, and ascertaining and investigating facts;

2. Conducting legal research and interpreting statutes, case law, regulations, and other sources of law;

3. Providing advice and counsel to clients and making appropriate referrals;

4. Preparing legal documents, including but not necessarily limited to: briefs, pleadings, motions, notices, correspondence, memoranda, discovery and documents responsive to discovery requests;

5. Developing strategy and arguments for presentation of cases and assisting in preparation of witnesses for hearings and trials;

6. Representing clients in trial and appellate courts and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies;

7. Reviewing decisions and consulting with LASP’s management team to determine merit of potential appeals;

8. Participating in external professional and community organizations relevant to casework and developing and strengthening relationships with community partners;

9. Conducting clinics, community education, training, and workshops;

10. Recruiting and managing LASP volunteers, including pro bono attorneys, law students, undergraduates, and others;

11. Becoming engaged in LASP team efforts to achieve office and program goals, including participation in program-wide affinity groups and task forces;

12. Developing knowledge of community referral resources and assessing community and client needs;

13. Working with LASP’s communications manager to create and update LASP legal resources, including flyers, brochures, and information for self-represented litigants, with particular emphasis on resources for the Spanish speaking community in LASP’s service area.

14. Enhancing skills and substantive knowledge through training, CLE, and other educational opportunities;

15. Abiding by all applicable professional standards of ethics and practice;

16. Completing required administrative tasks including entering of notes and timekeeping in LASP case management software and maintaining of physical files;

17. Ensuring that requirements of grants and contracts which may provide funding for the position are followed, and assisting with grant reports;

18. Performing other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.

SUPERVISOR: Community Engagement Unit Supervising Attorney.

QUALIFICATIONS: Eligible to practice law in Pennsylvania. 0-3 years’ experience as a lawyer; demonstrated proficiency in word processing, Outlook products, case management software, and online legal research tools; Passionate commitment to public interest law and serving low-income individuals and vulnerable populations; Strong written and oral advocacy and organizational skills; The successful candidate must be willing to accept complex and challenging cases and develop creative strategies to assist clients. Spanish language proficiency is desirable.

LASP is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in the recruitment, selection, or advancement of employees on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, creed, age, religion, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation or on any other basis prohibited by law.

TO APPLY: Send resume and writing sample to Kesha James, Deputy Director for Advocacy at Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania by email to Hiring@lasp.org. Position will remain open until filled

SUMMARY

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (“LASP”) seeks an attorney to provide legal services and community outreach in its Community Engagement Unit.  LASP provides civil legal services free of charge to eligible clients in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.  The Community Engagement Unit focuses on community outreach and collaboration with a broad and expanding network of community partners.  The attorney will plan and organize outreach events and clinics; recruit, train, and oversee the work of volunteer attorneys and law students; and represent clients in a host of legal matters, with a particular emphasis on addressing the collateral consequences of having a criminal record and providing second chances for clients who had previous interaction with the criminal justice system.  It is anticipated that a special focus will be given to the Spanish-speaking population in LASP’s service area.

 

In 2018, Pennsylvania enacted one of the most progressive Clean Slate laws in the nation. This position will inform communities about the law, help individuals understand whether their records will be automatically sealed, and provide assistance in filing petitions when necessary.  Cases handled will include expungements, pardons, limited access petitions, professional licensure appeals, criminal records error corrections, civil forfeitures and waiver of court debt.  The attorney may also focus on reentry issues for those recently released or about to be released from incarceration.  The position is a full-time regional position, based in Norristown, and will have responsibility throughout the 4 county area served by LASP.

LEGAL AID OF SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA

Job Announcement

Paralegal – Disability Advocacy Project (Norristown, PA)  (NEW12292020)

(posted 1/5/21)

SUMMARY 

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (“LASP”) seeks a full-time paralegal for its Disability Advocacy Project (“DAP”) housed in the Community Engagement Unit.  The paralegal will assist with cases involving SSI and Social Security Disability.  The position will be located in Norristown, although LASP staff currently for the most part, work remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  When offices may be staffed to a greater extent in-person, the paralegal will be expected to work out of the Norristown office.

LASP serves low-income individuals from Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties.  Clients of the DAP may be located in any of the four counties.  The paralegal must be a team player, willing to handle a multitude of responsibilities as described below.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

      1. Performing intakes on new SSI and Social Security Disability cases which will include interviewing applicants for service either by phone or in person, issue spotting, and through consultation with the DAP attorney, determining if applicants are eligible and the cases they present are meritorious and fall within a priority of LASP;
      1. Investigating and ascertaining relevant facts and conducting legal research;
      1. Obtaining medical records of clients to use as evidence in their cases;
      1. With attorney supervision, completing forms, briefs, pleadings, appeals, correspondence and other legal documents in connection with cases, and reviewing and down- and uploading all documents to the Electronic Records Express;
      1. With attorney supervision, advising clients on legal procedure and other aspects of their cases;
      1. Conducting outreach, clinics, community education, and workshops with community partners, including, but not limited to, the County Assistance Offices in all counties;
      1. Assisting in the creation and updating of legal resources, such as flyers, pro se materials, fact sheets, etc.;
      1. Managing a caseload which includes maintaining organized case files and communicating promptly with clients and applicants;
      2. Tracking client and programmatic data and outcomes and performing administrative tasks including timekeeping and entering notes in LASP’s case management system Legal Server;
      1. Assisting with LASP’s development and fundraising activities, as needed;
      1. Reviewing denials and consulting with the DAP attorney to ascertain if a case warrants an appeal;
      1. Participating in LASP team efforts to achieve office and programmatic goals, including engaging with program-wide affinity groups and task forces;
      1. Developing knowledge of relevant law and community referral resources through training, CLE, and other educational opportunities;
      1. Abiding by all professional and ethical standards of practice; and
      1. Performing other duties as assigned necessary for the effective operation of the office.

SUPERVISOR: Supervising Attorney in the Community Engagement Unit.  The paralegal will work very closely with the DAP staff attorney.

QUALIFICATIONS
: Associate Degree or minimum of one year certificate from college or technical school; or minimum of three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated proficiency in personal computer skills, including Microsoft products, word processing, electronic mail, case management systems, Lexis computer-based research, and others.  Excellent communications, time management, and organization skills.  The candidate must possess a passionate commitment to public interest law and serving low-income populations and the disabled.   Spanish language proficiency is a plus.

TO APPLY:  Send resume, cover letter and writing sample to Kesha James, Deputy Director for Advocacy at Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania by email to Hiring@lasp.org.  Position will remain open until filled.

LASP is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in the recruitment, selection, or advancement of employees on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, creed, age, religion, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation or on any other basis prohibited by law.