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

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATE

(posted 7/29/21)

Fox Rothschild LLP is seeking an environmental law associate. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of environment-related experience. Previous experience with regulatory compliance, chemical handling and exposure matters, and environmental transactions and/or litigation preferred. Strong academic record and excellent writing skills required. Large law firm and/or in-house experience preferred. This position will reside in either our Atlantic City, Bucks County (Warrington), Chester County (Exton), Montgomery County (Blue Bell), Philadelphia, Princeton, or Wilmington office. The candidate must be licensed to practice in the state where the office resides. Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability. We are not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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

LASP- STAFF ATTORNEY

(posted 7/01/21)

Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Job Announcement

Staff Attorney – Norristown/Montgomery County, PA (EDAN06292021)

SUMMARY

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (“LASP”) seeks an attorney to provide civil legal services in its Norristown Office in Montgomery County. LASP serves low-income individuals and families in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.  This is a full-time position that will focus on representing parents in Children and Youth cases involving dependency and termination of parental rights.  The attorney also may address issues regarding public benefits, consumer law and bankruptcy, employment, expungements, housing, family law, protection from domestic violence, and other cases as assigned.  The attorney will receive a salary commensurate with experience and LASP’s personnel policy.   More detail here

LASP- TEMPORARY ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

(posted 7/01/21)

Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Job Announcement

Temporary Administrative Support Staff – Bristol (Bucks County), PA (TEMPAD06292021)

SUMMARY

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (“LASP”) seeks an administrative support person for the Bristol Office to provide secretarial, clerical and administrative support to office personnel.  This will be a temporary position through September 30, 2021, working 4 days (a maximum of 28 hours) each week.  LASP serves low-income individuals from Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties facing issues regarding housing, including landlord-tenant law and foreclosure, family law, protection from domestic violence, consumer, employment and public benefits.  The Bristol Office serves Bucks County residents facing these issues.  The administrative support person must be a team player, willing to handle a multitude of duties as needed.  Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills and experience with case management systems and bankruptcy software or an ability to quickly learn these and other computer skills is desirable.  The support person must have the capacity to work both remotely and in-person in Bristol.  The Support Staff will receive a salary commensurate with experience and LASP’s personnel policy.  More Detail here

JUDGE ADVOCATE 

(posted 6/25/21)

Pennsylvania Air National Guard AGR Announcement : Judge Advocate-  Manages and provides legal services to preserve prerogatives of the United States Air Force and its commanders. Performs duties prescribed by Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) pursuant to Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1995 (MCM), and prepares and provides legal opinions and decisions necessary for efficient and effective discharge of mission of the United States Air Force. Specialty encompasses administration of military justice, including counsel on disciplinary matters, pretrial advice, preparation for trial, trials by courts-martial, post-trial actions, and appellate review. Renders legal advice to commanders on all phases of Air Force operations, including international law, operations law, procurement, claims, environmental law, military and civilian personnel issues, patents, litigation, military affairs, legal assistance and preventive law, taxes, and allied legal matters.  Link here for more detail: AGR – JAG – O5 Vacancy Announcement

LITIGATION ASSISTANT

(posted 6/21/21)

Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening in the Warrington (Bucks County), PA office for a Litigation Associate with 3 to 5 years of experience. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical, research, writing, deposition and oral advocacy skills. Strong academic record and analytical skills are required.  Federal judicial clerkship experience preferred.  Must be licensed in in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Equal Opportunity Employer – vets, disability. 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 (Newtown)

(posted 6/8/21)

Established Bucks County law firm has immediate opening for hands-on paralegal with minimum 3-4 years experience.  Focus on estate and trust administration and income tax preparation.  Ideal candidate must be detail oriented, extremely organized, be proficient in Lackner 6-in-1, Quickbooks, WordPerfect, Excel, Lacerte and have solid calendaring skills.  Qualified applicants should submit resume with salary requirements to cordeslawllc@gmail.com.

LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL

(posted 6/8/10)

Montgomery County Law Firm seeks legal assistant/paralegal for business corporate department. Candidate must have advanced computer/technology skills, experience with business/corporate/real estate and related 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.  Email resume and salary requirements to Firm Administrator at Wisler Pearlstine, LLP at mscarpone@wispearl.com.

Montgomery County Law Firm seeks paralegal with undergraduate degree for School Law Department (Special Education).  Candidate must possess a high degree of technological aptitude, strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Experience in an education related field preferred but not a requirement.   Email resume and salary requirements to Firm Administrator at Wisler Pearlstine, LLP at mscarpone@wispearl.com.

 LASP SUMMER ATTORNEY FELLOWS

(posted 6/7/21)

Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Job Announcement

LASP SUMMER ATTORNEY FELLOWS – Norristown, Doylestown, Chester City, West Chester, Community Engagement Unit and Regional Housing Unit

SUMMARY

Legal Aid of Southeastern PA (LASP) will implement a Summer Attorney Fellows program.  LASP Summer Attorney Fellows will serve temporary positions through September 30, 2021 working 4 days (a maximum of 28 hours) each week.  One fellow will be selected for each of the following offices/units: Norristown, Doylestown, Chester City, West Chester, Community Engagement Unit (located in Norristown) and Regional Housing Unit (located in Chester City).  LASP serves low-income individuals and families in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.  Fellows will represent clients facing issues regarding public benefits, consumer law and bankruptcy, employment, expungements, housing, family law, protection from domestic violence, and other cases as assigned.  Fellows may also support special projects including eviction prevention projects in Bucks and Montgomery counties and a Mobile Home Tax Assessment project in Chester County.  Fellows may also be expected to conduct home visits, community outreach and education, and must have the capacity to work both remotely and in-person at their assigned local office.  Fellowships in the Regional Housing and Community Engagement Units may require travel to all four counties in LASP’s service area to attend client meetings, court appearances and community outreach.  Fellows will receive salary commensurate with experience and LASP’s personnel policy.

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;

  1. Providing advice and counsel to clients;
  1. Preparing legal documents, including but not necessarily limited to: briefs, pleadings, motions, notices, correspondence, memoranda, discovery and documents responsive to discovery requests, and advanced directives;
  1. Developing strategy and arguments for presentation of cases and assisting in preparation of witnesses for hearings and trials;
  1. Representing clients at hearings, in trial and appellate courts, and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies;
  1. Reviewing decisions and consulting with management team to determine the merit of potential appeals;
  1. Collaborating with external professional and community organizations relevant to casework;
  1. Conducting clinics, community education, and workshops;
  1. Becoming engaged in LASP team efforts to achieve office and program goals, including participation in program-wide affinity groups and task forces;
  1. Developing knowledge of community referral resources and assessing community and client needs;
  1. Enhancing skills and substantive knowledge through training, CLE, and other educational opportunities;
  1. Abiding by all applicable professional standards of ethics and practice;
  1. Completing required administrative tasks including entering of notes and timekeeping in LASP case management software, and maintaining of physical files;
  1. Ensuring that requirements of grants and contracts which may provide funding for the position are met, and assisting with grant reports;
  1. Performing other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.

SUPERVISOR:  Managing and Supervising Attorneys in assigned office or unit.

QUALIFICATIONS: License to practice law in Pennsylvania or admitted in another jurisdiction and eligible for admission to Pennsylvania. 0-5 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 diverse, 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.  Candidates must have the ability to work remotely and have reliable transportation for outreach assignments.  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 and will be filled quickly as funding for the program ends September 30, 2021.