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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.

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*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS May 1-31, 2021 ***
(updated: May 24, 2020)

Tipstaff Position - Honorable Craig M. Washington - Philadelphia, PA

Open full-time Tipstaff I Position with the Honorable Craig M. Washington, Philadelphia Municipal Court.

Lawyers, recent law graduates, evening law students and paralegals are encouraged to apply. However, all applicants will receive serious consideration.

The position requires working as a judicial aide to Judge Washington who is a Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge. Important aspects of the position involve attending civil and criminal court rooms with Judge Washington and assisting courtroom staff while Judge Washington is presiding.

The applicant should have the ability to prioritize legal and ordinary requests concerning courtroom issues as well as track and manage multiple tasks during the course of a busy day. The position involves daytime work hours while court is in session and while the Judge has continuing judicial responsibilities sometimes after Court. Occasionally, the position may require attending public functions with the Judge which are related to his position as an elected official.

Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae to [email protected] with the subject line "Tipstaff Position.”

Stevens Capital Management LP – Paralegal position

We are currently seeking a highly driven, well organized, and motivated candidate to join our team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assisting attorneys in executing legal transactions.
  • Assist with company compliance and regulatory matters, including the drafting, preparation, review, coordination and filing of documents.
  • Assist with the preparation of NFA and SEC reports and securities-related filings.
  • Prepare, analyze and/or revise agreements.
  • Provide corporate secretarial services and assist with board of director meeting process, including coordination and distribution of materials.

Requirements of the Candidate Include:

  • A degree from a four-year undergraduate institution or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program
  • Highly organized, strong attention to detail and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Apply via link:
Deadline to apply: 6/17/21
Practice area: Finance

SCM Recruiter
Stevens Capital Management LP
201 King of Prussia Rd, Suite 400
Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087
United States

Corporate Paralegal - Entity Compliance Specialist

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities - How will you help us grow?

  • Administer the Company’s entity management system, hCue.
  • Serve as paralegal support for the Company’s entity rationalization initiatives.
  • Prepare subsidiary board and shareholder consents, resolutions and minutes.
  • Prepare officer certificates, incumbency certificates, and powers of attorney.
  • Assist in responding to internal clients with Know Your Customer requests.
  • Perform other duties and assignments as assigned, including Legal team technology projects.

Qualifications Requirements - What You’ll Bring to the Table

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Paralegal, preferably at a multi-national company.
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certification is preferred.
  • Microsoft Office skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with administering entity or subsidiary management tools, preferably hCue.
  • Experience preparing subsidiary board and shareholder consents, resolutions and minutes.
  • Experience preparing officer certificates, incumbency certificates, and powers of attorney.
  • Experience responding internal clients with Know Your Customer requests.
  • Detail oriented and able to produce high quality, accurate work and results.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with strong multi-tasking abilities and the ability to reprioritize as needed.
  • Assist with monitoring subsidiary management compliance and demonstrate good judgement as to when to elevate issues.
  • Experience assisting with the preparation of SEC filings and NYSE compliance, preferred but not required.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Willingness/flexibility to learn new areas of the law and perform other projects as assigned.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • A license to serve as, or willingness to get licensed as, a notary, preferred.

We care about you, and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close.

Advantages to working at Corteva - how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future:

  • Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave.
  • Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more.
  • Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your first day of employment.
  • And much, much more.

Location: within commuting distance of Wilmington, DE (preferred) but will consider partially or primarily remote for the right candidate.

Take the next step to #GrowWhatMatters in your career with Corteva and apply today. We look forward to seeing your application.

Deadline to apply: 2021-06-19
Unofficial transcript, if not provided, may be requested with interview.

Dana Eddis
Corteva, Inc. (Wilmington, Delaware)
Associate General Counsel, Corporate Securities & Assistant Secretary
974 Centre Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19085
United States
[email protected]

Legal Administrative Assistant - Media, PA

Argus Intellectual Enterprise, a small intellectual property law firm, has an excellent entry-level opportunity for a Legal Administrative Assistant in our Media, PA office. Position is part-time with flex hours, $14-20 per hour.

In this position, you will attend to aspects of USPTO filings; prepare correspondence with clients; and manage various projects as assigned. 

Tasks will include both interpersonal responsibilities and administrative duties such as:

  • Regularly preparing reports from case docket and maintaining the case docket.
  • Preparing engagement letters and new case files, as well as organizing information in existing case files.
  • Communicating with potential clients, existing clients, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office via email or over the phone.
  • Preparing documents to be filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Sending emails and making copies of legal documents.
  • Managing office supplies and ordering replacements when required.

The following experience and abilities are preferred: 

  • Basic knowledge of intellectual property matters. 
  • You must be a self-starter with problem solving abilities, excellent communication and organizational skills and strong attention to detail. You must also have the ability to multi-task and prioritize, work well both independently and as a team member. 
  • Excellent software skills as well as excellent grammar proofreading, and English composition skills.

Jordan Sworen
Argus Intellectual Enterprise (Media, PA)
212 W. Front Street
Media, Pennsylvania 19103
United States
[email protected]

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS April 1-30, 2021 ***
(updated: April 26, 2020)

Family Law Paralegal

A mid-sized Philadelphia, PA law firm seeks an experienced Family Law Paralegal.

Responsibilities include drafting discovery, prepare and draft motions, pleadings, judgements, and other documents/correspondence.

Excellent Microsoft platform experience required. Should have experience with family law filing requirements and working knowledge of family law software. Candidate must have 3+ years of experience as a Family Law Paralegal.

Deadline to apply: 5/26/21

Laura J. Donatello
[email protected]
Just Legal Inc. (Hockessin, DE)
Recruiting Coordinator
710 Yorklyn Road, Suite 200
Hockessin, Delaware 19707
United States

Good luck!


Opening Date: April 20, 2021
Closing Date: May 3, 2021

PARALEGAL - Family Division, Child Support Enforcement Unit, Sussex County

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This Paralegal provides litigation support to Deputy Attorneys General in the Family Division, Child Support Enforcement Unit in Sussex County.  There is a high-volume workload.  This Paralegal supports Child Support Deputy Attorneys General (DAGs) from daily calendar management to drafting motions, pleadings and discovery, to attending daily Court proceedings with the DAGs.  This Paralegal maintains daily contact with court personnel in obtaining information on litigation case status and scheduling issues.  This Paralegal is the primary point of contact with the Division of Child Support Services case specialists.  The position requires significant telephone and personal interaction with caseworkers at the client agency, Family Court personnel and the public.  Incumbent must have excellent organizational abilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Five (5) years of employment with the Department of Justice in a similar capacity OR

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

A paralegal certificate in an ABA-approved or Department-approved program, OR

A Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies, 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 e-mail a resume and the Delaware Department of Justice application to [email protected] OR Fax to:  302-577-5866.  EOE.

Interviews may be conducted via Zoom or similar video platform.


Opening Date: April 20, 2021
Closing Date: Until Filled

PARALEGAL - Fraud & Consumer Protection Division, Consumer Protection Unit, New Castle County

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Paralegal position within the Consumer Protection Unit (“CPU”) for the Delaware Department of Justice, Fraud & Consumer Protection Division, New Castle County serves as investigation and litigation support for Deputy Attorneys General (“DAG”) and Special Investigators (“SI”) within the CPU.

A CPU Paralegal is a member of a case team—typically composed of a DAG, an SI, and a paralegal—that work together to conduct investigations into and prosecute violations of any of the more than 40 civil and criminal laws that CPU enforces, including Delaware’s Consumer Fraud Act and Deceptive Trade Practices Act. This position requires someone with capabilities to manage large, complex, and dynamic caseloads. The Paralegal is responsible for maintaining a case file, preparing memoranda of facts for the case team, managing large volumes of case documents, conducting document review, drafting certain litigation documents and pleadings, preparing discovery responses, managing a tickler system for all relevant deadlines, corresponding with consumers, opposing counsel, law enforcement officers, court personnel, colleagues, and members of the public, and e-filing with all Delaware courts.

An ideal candidate will possess strong written and communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly with various stakeholders, opposing parties, and members of the bar and the general public. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, case management systems, DELJIS, File & ServeXpress, Westlaw, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and document review platforms are a plus.  This position presents opportunities for strong candidates to be trained to use multiple systems.

As a member of CPU, the Paralegal will also have the opportunity to engage with the public during certain outreach events where CPU staff educates and provides useful consumer rights materials and information to the public.  These events are eligible for compensatory time where the event occurs outside of normal DOJ business hours, with prior approval.

Minimum Qualifications:

Five (5) years of employment with the Department of Justice in a similar capacity OR

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

A paralegal certificate in an ABA-approved or Department-approved program, OR

A Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies, OR

A Bachelor’s degree AND one year of law school.

Internal Applicants:  Should 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.

*Please note that while this posting is listed as “Open Until Filled", we will begin reviewing applications April 27, 2021.

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS March 1-31, 2021 ***
(updated: March 24, 2020)

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Entry Level

No paralegal certificate required, but must be willing to obtain one.

Have an interest in the law (Bankruptcy & Litigation a plus)

MS Office- 1 year preferred

Quickbooks- 1 year preferred

Job Responsibilities:

  • Billing clients
  • File management
  • Drafting correspondences
  • Maintaining office & attorney calendars
  • Legal Research

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected].

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS February 1-28, 2021 ***
(updated: February 15, 2020)

Paralegal - Wayne, PA

A small, close-knit, professional law office seeks an ambitious, goal-oriented, organized paralegal. The candidate should currently be available to work 10-15 hours per week with possibility to grow into additional hours, possibly full-time. 

Our office specializes in Collection Litigation and breach of contract for several Fortune 100 companies. The ideal candidate would be able to learn and grow with the office, while being able think independently and critically. The perfect candidate will have experience in legal/collections practice and a working knowledge of court and legal documents, but this is not required. The ability to learn quickly and think critically is most important. Some general duties are listed below, but the position allows for considerable independence and increased responsibility with experience.

1. Assisting in the drafting of Complaints, Motions, Executions, and other court filings
2. Reviewing and booking new file placements
3. Assisting with Discovery and coordinating and preparing documentation for trials
4. Liaison with a network of local counsel throughout the country
5. Open and process mail, general office administration
6. Contacting debtors to resolve disputes and collect on accounts

• Competence in Microsoft Office, Word, Outlook, Access and Excel
• Strong written communication and Internet search skills
• Experience with Wincollect software a plus


David M. Thomas, Esq.
150 E. Swedesford Road
Suite 102
Wayne, PA 19087
(610)-975-0826 fax

Entry Level Paralegal - Permanent - Wilmington, DE

JURISolutions is seeking an entry level paralegal for a permanent opportunity with our client, a boutique litigation firm, located in Wilmington, DE.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, who is eager to learn, and ready to work with an existing team.

This candidate must be tech savvy, Mac and Relativity experience is a plus. A Paralegal Certificate is required.

This is a full-time permanent role, onsite, with flexibility to work from home. The company offers competitive benefits including, PTO, Health, 401k.

If you are interested in discussing this role, please send your resume and the best time for you to speak to Kaitlin Marsi, [email protected].

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