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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, 2024 ***
(updated: May 29, 2024)

Paralegal - Paoli, PA

HoeyLegal is a Chester County based plaintiff's personal injury and medical malpractice law firm seeking to hire a candidate immediately to work as a paralegal and office administrator in our Paoli, PA office. The ideal candidate is someone who wants to learn and grow with our practice.

The position will involve working alongside senior attorneys in building personal injury cases from inception through trial. Day to day duties will include reviewing and digesting medical records, evidence, depositions, client intakes, police reports, and typing. The role will grow as you gain experience.

The position would include competitive compensation and full benefits. Please contact Christopher McMullin ([email protected]) to submit your resume or with any questions. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Firm will accept applications from paralegal graduates, recent JD graduates, or students attending law school at night who can work during the day.

Firm address:
50 Darby Road
Paoli, PA 19301

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS March 1-31, 2024 ***
(updated: March 25, 2024)

Paralegal - Newark, DE

About the Company

Kimmel Carter is the largest law firm in the State of Delaware to exclusively handle personal injury and workers' compensation claims. Since 1972, we've been dedicated to fighting for our clients' rights. Our sole commitment is to helping car and work accident victims get the compensation they deserve. Our experience and knowledge means that we get results, and we have the track record to prove it.

About the Role

The ideal candidate will ensure the smooth running of the office and effective case management by providing legal services under the supervision of an attorney. Experience working in a team environment is a must! This individual will communicate frequently with the clients in order to serve them adequately. Additionally, this candidate will conduct necessary case research to aid the legal proceedings.


  • Requesting medical records and bills
  • Organizing files and medical records
  • Preparing demand packages
  • Reviewing documentation for workers’ compensation hearings
  • Filing workers’ compensation petitions and ICA complaints
  • Communicating the case status with insurance adjusters and clients
  • Negotiating billing/lien reductions
  • Preparing distribution sheets and closing out cases

In addition to base pay, we also offer a bonus structure.

Job Type: Full-time
Starting at $40,000

Generous Bonus Structure
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid sick time
Paid time off
Parental leave

Full-time M-F
Travel requirement: No travel
Ability to Relocate: Newark, DE 19702: Relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person

(Preferred) Experience: Paralegal: 2 years
(Preferred) Bilingual Spanish/English (reading/writing/speaking) (Required)


  • Work Location: Onsite - Newark, DE 19702
  • (Preferred) Paralegal Experience: 2 years
  • (Preferred) Bilingual: Spanish/English (speaking, reading, and writing)
Skadden : Senior Legal Assistant – Litigation (Paralegal)

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Skadden) has forged a reputation as one of the most prestigious law firms in the world. By relying on innovation, intellect, teamwork and tenacity, our lawyers deliver the highest quality advice and novel solutions to our clients' legal issues. We are recognized as a global powerhouse for complex transactions, litigation/controversy issues, and regulatory matters, as well as for the open, collaborative relationships we build with clients. Our attorneys, who reflect diverse backgrounds and perspectives, collaborate seamlessly across 50-plus practices and 21 offices in the world’s major financial centers.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Senior Legal Assistant – Litigation (Paralegal) to join our Firm. Within this position, you will be responsible for assisting the Litigation practice area attorneys and case teams in all phases and aspects of Litigation work. This position will be based in our Wilmington office and has a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule.

  • Assists with preparation of and filing/serving of court documents electronically via File & ServeXpress and PACER CM/ECF.
  • Provides support throughout all phases of discovery, including document review, production and depositions.
  • Assists with preparation for interviews, depositions, hearings, trials and/or client meetings.
  • Proofreads motions, letters and other documents.
  • Reviews motions, briefs and other court papers prior to filing, including cite-checking, Shepardizing and document formatting.
  • Prepares and handles technical, complex filings, including confidential filing procedures and numerous exhibits.
  • Drafts court papers including one-page motions, proposed orders, certificates of service, entries of appearance, transmittal affidavits, letters, verifications to complaints and answers to interrogatories.
  • Coordinates with managing law clerks and others to arrange for deadline reminders and distribution of court filings.
  • Creates and organizes materials for hearings, such as casebooks and briefing binders.
  • Runs searches, codes and pulls documents in Relativity databases.
  • Prepares and finalizes privilege and redaction logs.
  • Manages numerous deadlines by prioritizing tasks and delegating as necessary.
  • Stays up-to-date on court rules and filing requirements.
  • Handles advanced, complex projects.
  • Ensures that all Litigation case files are maintained within Department-approved protocols and case management systems, and seeks to improve workflows regarding storage and recall of electronic and paper files.
  • Organizes and manages electronic and paper files.
  • Maintains the integrity of client files.
  • Performs non-legal research using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, LexisNexis, PACER, SEC/EDGAR and other media and financial services sites, and/or other court-related websites for case law, statutes, articles, books, etc.
  • Assists partners, associates and other legal assistants across offices, practice areas and throughout departments, as needed.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Working knowledge of Delaware Court of Chancery, Supreme and Superior courts rules and procedures
  • Working knowledge of Federal Court rules and procedures, including civil and criminal rules
  • Demonstrated ability with complex court filings, in both paper and electronic (e-filing) formats
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to fluently navigate various electronic databases and document management systems
  • Working knowledge of Relativity and other e-discovery applications such as TextMap and CaseMap
  • Knowledge of Firm operation, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant Firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Strong research skills and proficiency in using various research tools, including the Internet, Westlaw, LexisNexis, PACER, SEC/EDGAR and other court-related websites and/or media and financial services
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to assume responsibility for assigned projects and tasks
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Flexibility to travel as required
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a legal assistant position or a position requiring similar skillset, expertise and experience

Culture & Life at Skadden

What makes Skadden special is our people and the culture, community and spirit of collaboration we have created. We believe in teamwork and inspiring each other to be our best in an atmosphere that promotes professionalism and excellence in all that we do. We know that inclusion, equity and drawing on the strength of a wide spectrum of diverse talent only make us better and is vital to the firm's success. Our goal is for everyone at the firm to enjoy a challenging career with opportunities for development and growth and to support the well-being of our attorneys and professional staff.


The overall well-being of our team is important to us. We offer generous benefits to help you achieve wellness in all areas of your life.

  • Competitive salaries and year-end discretionary bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health care (medical, dental, vision), savings plan/401(k) and voluntary benefits.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Paid leave options, including parental.
  • In-classroom, remote, and on-demand learning and professional development opportunities.
  • Robust well-being classes and programs.
  • Opportunities to give back and make an impact in local communities.

For further details, please visit:

EEO Statement

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual and reproductive health decisions, disability, any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking.

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Paralegal/Legal Assistant - Wilmington, DE

We are seeking one or two individuals to fulfill duties of a legal assistant or paralegal. The positions are available immediately.

  • Applications will be accepted through March 22nd
  • Wage rate: $20-25 per hour; commensurate with experience
  • Full time: 32 hours per week
  • Part time: 12 hours per week

Responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining attorney’s correspondence (monitoring e-mail and phone calls)
  • Drafting pleadings, motions and other documents
  • Filing in state (Superior Court) and federal court (District Court) in Delaware
  • Maintaining the firm’s calendar, scheduling events
  • Working with vendors to obtain trial preparation materials
  • Organize the firm’s electronic filing system (Box) and update the case management software (MyCase)

A successful candidate will have experience with practices and procedures for filing in each of the courts in which we practice. Familiarity with our case management program (or similar) is a bonus. Additional skills being sought are light bookkeeping, verbal communication skills, proofreading, and multi-tasking. Experience in a small firm or solo practice is preferred but not required.

Applicants should submit a resume and a statement of interest, as well as any professional references the applicant wishes be considered, by e-mail only to:

Robin Silvas
[email protected]

To learn more about our firm, please visit

Kate Butler Law LLC is a boutique law firm located in Wilmington, Delaware in the Trolley Square neighborhood. The primary area of practice is employment law. We represent employees in Title VII discrimination and retaliation actions against employers of all sizes and across industries. We also handle matters of age and disability discrimination, whistleblower protections, and related matters.

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