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Some job postings listed through the Legal Studies program office encourage five or more years of experience in the legal field as a requisite for applying for the job opening. Do not let this prevent you from applying for the job. If you have any experience to share, including experience as a legal secretary or even as an intern, be sure to list your experience on your resume and apply for the job: Use your education and practical experience with the Legal Studies Office as a focus on your resume.

If you would like to have your resume reviewed prior to submitting it for a job position, please contact the Legal Studies office, 477-2205, or the Office of Career Development, 477-2163.

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS November 1-30, 2018 ***
(updated: November 16, 2018)

Delaware Department of Justice Casual/Seasonal Job Opening

This is a Casual/Seasonal position (in order to be in compliance with the Delaware code and provisions of The Affordable Care Act; work hours are to be less than 30 hours per week, or less than 130 hours per month, on average over the course of a fiscal year; July 1 to June 30). This is a position without healthcare benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Opening Date: November 5, 2018

Closing Date: November 28, 2018

Sex Crimes Unit, Criminal Division, New Castle County

Job Responsibilities and Duties:
This Paralegal will provide general paralegal support to Deputy Attorneys General in the Special Victims Unit, Criminal Division, in New Castle County. This Paralegal’s duties include researching, preparing and processing legal documents for the Deputy Attorneys General and responsible for various paralegal duties in preparation of cases for trial. This Paralegal prepares and coordinates the issuance of subpoenas; organizes files for sexual assault prosecution, redacts video and audiotaped statements for court, reviews cases to identify witnesses and potential evidentiary needs at trial. This Paralegal must demonstrate good organizational and computer skills and be able to work accurately and independently within strict time frames with a minimum of direct guidance and supervision.

Minimum Qualifications:

No less than five (5) years of employment with the Department of Justice in a similar capacity AND a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved, non-ABA approved or Department-sponsored program, OR

An Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies from an ABA-approved program, OR

A Bachelor’s degree AND a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved or Department-sponsored program OR

A Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies from an ABA-approved program OR

A Bachelor’s degree AND one year of law school

Internal Delaware Department of Justice Applicants: Please submit an updated Resume or summary of work experience to the Director of Human Resources.

External Applicants: In order to be considered for this position, external applicants must submit Resume and the Delaware Department of Justice Application (please see link):

OR external applicants can mail Resume and the Delaware Department of Justice Application to: Delaware Department of Justice, Human Resources, 820 N. French Street, 6th Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801, OR E-mail to: [email protected] OR Fax to: 302-577-5866. EOE.

Paralegal/Legal Assistant - West Chester, PA

Nescio & Seace, LLP
113 East Evans Street
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 436-1676

Small, established West Chester Jaw firm seeks paralegal/legal assistant.

Responsible for:
  • Performing a wide variety of paralegal functions and administrative duties.
  • Preparing documents and correspondence.
  • Day to day interaction with clients.
  • Providing direct interaction and assistance to lawyers at the firm.
  • Operating a wide variety of office equipment (including computer, copier, scanner, etc.)
  • Maintaining office inventory and supplies.
  • Creating and ensuring the accuracy of correspondence.
  • Understanding, preparing and filing legal documents with courts in paper and electronic format.
  • Opening, organizing and maintaining legal files.
  • Scheduling the calendars of attorneys, including arranging meetings, conferences, teleconferences, depositions, court appointments, etc.
  • Recording attorney time and preparing invoices.
  • Maintain client confidence by keeping attorney/client information confidential.
  • Monitor communications placed on the firm's web-site.

Bachelor's Degree & Paralegal Certification Required (or Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal or Legal Studies)
Good work ethic Dependability, professionalism, promptness and ability to form and maintain client relationships
High level of interpersonal skills and ability to work with all levels of personnel- a team player
Demonstrates attention to detail, ability to work under pressure, organizational skills, ability to work independently, filing skills, ability to meet deadlines and time management skills
Verbal and written command of English language
Strong computer skills

This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). We are looking for someone to start immediately. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send resume and salary requirements to: Karyn L. Seace, Esquire at [email protected].

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS October 1-31, 2018 ***
(updated: October 23, 2018)

Legal Administrative Assistant at D’Amico Law, PC

Expanding General Practice law firm in Kennett Square is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to provide comprehensive administrative/clerical support for a team of attorneys. Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Answers telephone, greets clients, responds to and assists clients;
  • Maintains attorney calendar; plans and schedules conferences, teleconferences; records and monitors deadlines;
  • Handles and distributes incoming/outgoing mail;
  • Types, formats, and edits documents and prepares routine correspondence;
  • Transcribes dictation; proofreads for spelling, grammar, and content;
  • Creates, manages, and maintains electronic and hardcopy files;
  • Orders office supplies;
  • Opens files and closes matters; gathers and retrieves information from files when needed.
  • Arranges for and maintains conference rooms;
  • Provides administrative support (copy, scanning, faxing, etc.);
  • 2 years of experience in law firm setting.
  • Familiarity with federal, state and local court procedures, a plus.
  • Notary appointment, a plus;
  • Bi-lingual, a plus;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with close attention to detail.
  • Ability to utilize advanced features of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Ability to use standard office equipment, including personal computer, copier, scanner, typewriter, facsimile, telephone, dictation machine, etc.

Pleasant working environment. Salary commensurate with experience.

D'Amico Law, PC

Anita M. D’Amico
Jessica O. Socienski
Nicole V.C. Rossi

Earl K. Rigler, Jr. Of Counsel

Phone: 610-444-4555
Facsimile: 610-444-6555
email: [email protected]

Paralegal - Delaware County, PA

I am a solo practitioner with a practice dedicated exclusively to Plaintiff’s personal injury litigation. My practice is spread throughout eastern and central Pennsylvania. In order to maintain this type of practice I am driving to various counties on a weekly basis so I need a candidate who can work independently and is self-motivated.

I am willing to train a candidate with no experience but my preference would be for a Candidate who has some law office experience.

The day-to-day responsibilities include transcribing digital dictation; telephone contact with clients, opposing counsel, healthcare providers, and courts; assisting or independently preparing pleadings, discovery, motions/petitions ;and pre-litigation case development.

I use Amicus Attorney, case management software. I also use Microsoft 365 which includes the most up to date versions of Word, Outlook, and Excel. Proficiency with Word and Outlook is a must.

The salary range is competitive for Delaware County and is commensurate with experience.

NOTE: I am replacing a current employee, therefore, all applications must contact me privately by email ([email protected]) or cell phone (215.802.9004).

Thank you.


Suite 207
630 Fairview Rd.
Swarthmore, PA 19081
(215)545-9000 | Fax (215)545-9540 | [email protected]

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS August 1-31, 2018 ***
(updated: August 16, 2018)

Paralegal - Wilmington, DE

The Castro Firm, Inc. is seeking a hard-working, reliable paralegal who is in the process of becoming certified or currently certified to work in their high-paced practice in the personal injury and family law departments at their Wilmington Riverfront office.


        • Handling all pre-litigation personal injury and family law matters;
        • Client intakes, drafting letters to insurance companies and court;
        • Speaking daily to clients and adjusters regarding status of cases;
        • Ordering and organizing medical records/binders;
        • Dealing with minor’s petitions; settlement loan companies and the like;
        • Drafting settlement demands and other pleadings;
        • Keeping clients abreast of their legal status; dealing with doctor’s offices
        • Going to court to file documents, when needed;
        • You will be trained by your supervising paralegal and attorney on these functions


        • High school diploma or equivalent a minimum;
        • Paralegal Certification preferred (or in the process of becoming certified)
        • Some legal experience preferred
        • Good communication and organizational skills, being patient and kind to our clients


        • Commensurate with experience and education.

Any interested applicants can e-mail their resume and cover letter to [email protected] or call us at 302.225.5700 for more information.


The position is for either an entry level or experienced paralegal for a seasoned general practitioner who handles a large volume of personal injury litigation in PA and DE. The applicant must be proficient with the entire Microsoft Office Suite and Office 365. The position is a full-time, paid position. Salary is commensurate with experience. The successful applicant, to the extent needed, will be trained by the attorney and/or a seasoned paralegal who is transitioning into retirement after more than a decade with the firm. In addition to the applicant’s salary the firm offers a 401K with employer matching and two weeks of vacation per year. The office is usually closed between Christmas and the new year and that is paid as well. Though many members of the firm do not require health insurance, the firm does pay for health insurance for those needing the same.

Please send resume to Al Greto at [email protected].

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS July 1-31, 2018 ***
(updated: July 18, 2018)

IT Contract Specialist

BDP International seeks an IT Contract Specialist for the following job duties:

        • Will be responsible for full life cycle of contract and vendor management.
          • New Contract Negotiations
          • Contract Renewals
          • Maintain Approved Vendor Lists
          • Maintain Application Portfolio
          • Maintain List of all active contracts
          • Maintain IT NDAs
          • Ensure timely renewal or cancelation of all contracts
        • Will work collaboratively with Legal department
        • Will work with IT Financial Specialist to ensure costs for contracts are all recorded correctly
        • Work with various IT department leaders on contractual needs
        • Monitor Software License Compliance
        • Ensure proper approvals are in place to finalize contractual agreements
        • Review and track SLA’s. Take actions as needed (penalties, terminations, cost savings, etc.)
        • 1-2 years paralegal experience

For more information or to apply, please contact:

Catherine Muldoon
Chief Legal Officer
BDP International, Inc.
510 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 (215) 629-8297
[email protected]

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