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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 November 1-30, 2021 ***
(updated: November 12, 2021)

Legal Intern

Integral Molecular, a leading antibody discovery and virology company in the heart of West Philadelphia, is seeking a legal intern interested in the convergence of law and science. You can apply using this linkor send a resume and cover letter directly to the contact below.

Adetoun Adeniji-Adele
Hiring Manager, Integral Molecular
215.966.6061| [email protected]
3711 Market St., Suite 900 Philadelphia, PA 19104
www.integralmolecular.com

Patent Litigation Paralegal

Beacon Hill Legal is urgently seeking experienced patent litigation candidates for a paralegal role with a national law firm.

The candidate will be supporting the client out of their DE location with preparing for and attending a trial slated to take place in January.

This assignment will be a hybrid on-site/remote work arrangement, which includes working on-site for approximately 14 days during the January trial.

Paralegal candidates must have experience in the Delaware Federal district court. Candidates must be fully vaccinated.

Michael Rowley Beacon Hill Legal Staffing (Philadelphia, PA)
Legal
1835 Market St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
United States

Send resume to:
[email protected]

Paralegal - Philadelphia, PA

Beacon Hill Legal is seeking experienced paralegal candidates for an urgent need with a Philadelphia law firm.

The admin paralegal will support a small team of 3-4 attorneys with document review, interviewing potential clients or witnesses, pulling documents from online, coordinating attorney travel, conducting basic legal research, copying paperwork, maintaining office and office supplies, and other related administrative needs.

Candidates must come with prior administrative experience. Prior legal admin experience strongly preferred. 

This position will be fully remote to start; however, the candidate may be asked to come on-site as needed.

COVID-vaccinations are required.

For immediate consideration, please send resume in Word format to:

[email protected]

Michael Rowley
Beacon Hill Legal Staffing (Philadelphia, PA)
1835 Market St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
United States

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS October 1-31, 2021 ***
(updated: October 25, 2021)

Job Title: Bilingual Legal Assistant

Reports To: Attorney Team Leader, Office Manager, HR Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary

Assists Legal Team with various duties including medical records, scheduling, scanning, file preparation, and client contact.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Logs in medical records to client files including mail, medical records, medical bills, hearing notices, discovery, etc.
  • Schedules depositions, mediations, client appointments, referral lunches, client meetings
  • Assembles the medical index and follows up on the acquisition of medical records
  • Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress
  • Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balance with attorney, clients, and providers
  • Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence, preparing exhibits, scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed
  • Must be able to read, write, interpret, and speak fluently in both Spanish and English.

Other Responsibilities

Responsible for responding to and scanning all incoming mail documents

  • Prep files for depositions and mediations
  • Confirm client appointments, depositions, and mediations
  • Takes new client intake calls (after 90 days on the job)
  • Closes files and then strips down the files
  • Take a picture of the client for the case file

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Demonstrates attention to detail and is organized and focused on follow up
  • Conveys confidence on the phone providing clear feedback and guidance to clients and team
  • Maintains and adheres to confidentiality – it’s everything we do here
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming
  • Conducts thorough research to ensure accuracy
  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Speaks clearly and articulately in positive and negative situations
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Professionalism - Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments in a timely manner
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time
  • Multi-Tasking – Executes and performs more than one task simultaneously with accuracy
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Experience in worker’s comp and/or law firm a plus

  • Language Skills

            Ability to write basic business correspondence and email in both English and Spanish.

  • Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet, Spreadsheet, Outlook, Word, and Case Management software. Excellent typing skills are required.  Dictation transcription experience is a plus.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to type necessary
  • Ability to look at computer screen for long periods of time

Job Title: Legal Assistant

Reports To: Attorney Team Leader, Office Manager, HR Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary

Assists Legal Team with various duties including medical records, scheduling, scanning, file preparation, and client contact.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Logs in medical records to client files including mail, medical records, medical bills, discovery, etc.
  • Schedules depositions, mediations, client appointments, client meetings
  • Assembles the medical index and follows up on the acquisition of medical records
  • Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balance with clients, and providers

Other Responsibilities

Responsible for responding to and scanning all incoming mail documents

  • Prep files for depositions and mediations
  • Confirm client appointments, depositions, and mediations
  • Takes new client intake calls (after 90 days on the job)
  • Closes files and then strips down the files
  • Take a picture of the client for the case file

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Demonstrates attention to detail and is organized and focused on follow up
  • Conveys confidence on the phone providing clear feedback and guidance to clients and team
  • Maintains and adheres to confidentiality – it’s everything we do here
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming
  • Conducts thorough research to ensure accuracy
  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Speaks clearly and articulately in positive and negative situations
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar;
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Professionalism - Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments in a timely manner
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time
  • Multi-Tasking – Executes and performs more than one task simultaneously with accuracy
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Experience in worker’s comp and/or law firm a plus

  • Language Skills

            Ability to write basic business correspondence and email, a second language is a plus

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet, Spreadsheet, Outlook, Word, and Case Management software. Excellent typing skills are required.  Dictation transcription experience is a plus.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to type necessary
  • Ability to look at computer screen for long periods of time

Job Title: Legal Secretary

Reports to: Attorney Team Leader, Training Manager, Office Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary: Assists legal team in all clerical functions as directed by the team attorney or manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Opens and enters mail into case notes, generates all necessary response letters
  • Opens and closes all checklist in client files
  • Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation
  • Drafts letters and documents
  • Answers all client phone calls and addresses all questions and concerns
  • Completes all dictation transcriptions from team attorney
  • Files and answers petitions with Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and/or Judge
  • Maintains appropriate case type as determined by present litigation
  • Prepares medical requests for claimant’s treating physicians
  • Handles daily uploading and obtaining of relevant case information from the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation management system, WCAIS
  • Enters attorney appearance via mail and/or WCAIS
  • Obtains prior workers’ compensation claim history from Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
  • Answers attorney direct lines and monitors email; serving as liaison between attorney and clients by resolving routine and some complex inquiries
  • Formats and files briefs at all judicial levels
  • Prepares responses to counsel, adjusters, and judges
  • Maintains continual contact with client via follow up with status reports and/or telephone calls to obtain status
  • Maintains attorney’s hearing calendar as well tickler dates appropriately

Other Responsibilities

  • New client intakes
  • Scans all documents into client files
  • Dictation
  • Schedules client appointments and/or telephone conferences
  • Maintains client’s file in case management system (Needles), updating information as necessary

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Demonstrates attention to detail, is organized and can focus on follow-up
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming
  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; speaks clearly and articulately in both positive and negative situations
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; able to read and interpret written information
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit
  • Problem Solving – Ability to identify urgency and prioritize tasks accordingly
  • Professionalism – Ability to maintain composure and professionalism under pressure as well as adapt to new situations and changing priorities
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Attendance/Punctuality – is consistently at work and on time
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year College or University; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet, Spreadsheet, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and Case Management software. Excellent typing skills required.  Dictation transcription is necessary.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

None required

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to type for long periods of time
  • Ability to work on and look at a computer screen for long periods of time
  • Ability to talk into a phone/headset for long periods of time

Job Title: Paralegal

Reports To: Attorney Team Leader, HR Manager, Office Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary: Assists attorney in all aspects of trial preparation and litigation of cases.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepares client files for hearings
  • Prepares legal documentation for execution by the parties
  • Schedules mediation conferences and hearings with Judges, counsel and/or insurance carriers
  • Prepares resolution documents
  • Communicates with clients via personal meetings, phone, email, and mail
  • Communicates with insurance carriers, counsel, and Judges
  • Calculates average weekly wage, and partial disability for clients
  • Obtains reimbursement of litigation costs
  • Manages calendar for attorney
  • Trains staff on case development
  • Case and Checklist Management
  • Vocational meetings
  • Manages cases where fees are being received
  • Prepares quantum meruit for presentation to court
  • Reviews cases to ensure attorney’s fees are up to date, and execute the appropriate follow up
  • Ensures attorney fees are being paid by insurance carrier
  • Performs docket searches and obtains lien information from various entities prior to conclusion of litigation
  • Uploads and obtains relevant case information from the Bureau of Workers Compensation management system, WCAIS

Other Responsibilities

  • Assists other team members with questions and problems
  • Calculates distribution of checks of over $500 for attorney accounts
  • Ensures proper filing of original legal documents
  • Assigns and supervises the work of other team members
  • New client intakes
  • Files petitions with Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
  • Scans documents in client’s file

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data
  • Design - Demonstrates attention to detail, is organized and focuses on follow-up
  • Problem Solving – Ability to identify urgency and prioritize tasks accordingly
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict
  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Speaks clearly and articulately in positive and negative situations
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Able to read and interpret written information
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Professionalism – Ability to maintain composure and professionalism under pressure as well as adapt to new situations and changing priorities
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals
  • Initiative - Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Asks for and offers help when needed
  • Organization - Has ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Independent thinking, decision-making and problem solving are required
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience

            Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret court documents, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write legal documents. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients.

  • Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate and percent of wages.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet, Spreadsheet, Word Processing, and Case Management software. Excellent typing skills required.  Dictation transcription is a plus.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Paralegal Certification is a plus.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to type is necessary
  • Ability to look at computer screen for long periods of time

Job Title: Receptionist

Reports To: Office Manager, HR Manager

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Summary: Covers reception desks and serves as a front desk greeter as needed

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Answers all incoming calls in a friendly and efficient manner
  • Directs all incoming calls to the appropriate employee or team
  • Opens new client files
  • Greets and directs clients as they enter reception area
  • Opens and closes lobby
  • Types Memos, correspondence, reports, and other documents
  • Performs a variety of clerical duties

Other Responsibilities

  • Files faxes into team bins
  • Scans discovery packets
  • Prepares files for upcoming court cases
  • Stocks the mail room and reception area
  • Special projects as directed by Office Manager

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Excellent phone manner and customer service skills
  • Demonstrates attention to detail while multi-tasking and remains organized and can focus on follow up.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Speaks clearly and articulately in positive and negative situations
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Professionalism - Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments in a timely manner
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Appearance- maintains a professional appearance and a welcoming demeanor to assist clients
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours and shift changes when necessary to reach goals

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma required or GED

  • Language Skills

Ability to type basic business correspondence and with accurate grammar and punctuation. Ability to speak professionally to clients free of legal jargon or slang

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet, Word Processing, and Case Management software. Typing skills are required.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to type is necessary
  • Ability to look at computer screen for long periods of time
  • Excellent hearing (Receptionists wear a headset)
  • Clear speaking voice with excellent diction

Job Title:  Scanner        

Reports To:  Office Manager, IT Manager, Training Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary

This employee is responsible for scanning duties, maintaining attorney case inventory in filing cabinets, filing and locating files as necessary, as well as mail room duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Pick up filing from team(s) daily
  • Files incoming correspondence such as mail, accounts payable, and case documentation according to file system
  • Pulls files needed for the applicable attorney(s) for the following week
  • Scans transcripts from files
  • Processes and scans correspondence, files, documentation into client’s file in case management system
  • Files client paperwork away in date order
  • Maintains file space
  • Works with electronic storage such as CD-ROMS and hard drives
  • Trains applicable new hires on mail room duties, scanning and filing system
  • Formats and sends closing letters to clients
  • Scans and logs transcripts and invoices into client’s files
  • Receive/pickup outgoing mail from various office locations
  • Ensure pickup of outgoing mail
  • Apply postage to mail with postage meters or by hand
  • Weigh mail to determine correct postage
  • Record and process registered mail
  • Record and prepare certificates of mailing
  • Ensure office is adequately stocked with supplies
  • Examines outgoing mail for appearance and seals envelopes by hand or machine
  • Assist with FedEx or UPS requests (pickups/labels, etc.)
  • Takes mail to post office for postal receipt, when necessary
  • Formats and sends closing letters to clients
  • Scans and logs transcripts and invoices into client’s files

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Pulls files for assistants doing closings
  • Closes files
  • Pulls files for anyone needing one
  • Runs errands for attorneys as needed
  • Separates mail by attorney daily
  • Side projects as assigned (stuffing envelopes for mailings, etc.)

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Demonstrates attention to detail and is organized
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit
  • Professionalism - Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments in a timely manner
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma required or GED.  Experience in workers’ comp and/or a law firm is a plus.

Must have state ID to have access to state office buildings.

  • Language Skills

Ability to type basic business correspondence and send emails

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and Case Management software.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to lift and carry files (5 – 15 lbs.) hand trucks are available
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to type for long periods of time
  • Ability to work on and look at a computer screen for long periods of time
  • Ability to talk into a phone/headset for long periods of time
DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE JOB OPENING

Opening Date: October 20, 2021
Closing Date: October 27, 2021

PARALEGAL Criminal Division, Felony Screening Unit/Homicide Unit New Castle County

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

This Paralegal will initially be assigned to the Felony Screening Unit, Criminal Division, in New Castle County but will eventually support the Homicide Unit in New Castle County.  This Paralegal will provide general paralegal support to the Deputy Attorneys General and other personnel assigned to the Units.  Primary responsibility is to provide paralegal support by reviewing and analyzing legal documents and drafting documents.  Paralegal will maintain and review files, conduct intake interviews with police officers, prepare litigation documents, investigate case-related issues and facts, and coordinate research, investigative reports and case preparation for the Felony Screening Unit.  This Paralegal will assist Deputy Attorneys General in their cases where they are investigating, prepping and trying the majority of all homicide cases in New Castle County.  The Homicide Unit has a very voluminous case load.  The Paralegal drafts subpoenas, requests records, obtains cell phone records, coordinates those items, contacts and coordinates witness interviews, obtains medical records, autopsy reports EMS reports, redacts statements, drafts discovery, inventories case items, researches and requests out of state conviction paperwork.  The Paralegal may assist sitting in on interviews with witnesses, drafts motions and researches prior convictions for person prohibited status and for sentencing purposes, as needed.    This Paralegal must be able to work accurately and independently with strict time frames with minimal direct guidance and supervision and must have excellent organizational skills.

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.

Please Note: As a condition of employment, all employees must certify that they are fully COVID-19 vaccinated by September 30, 2021; or be required to test for COVID-19 on a weekly basis starting on September 30, 2021. If hired after September 23, 2021, these certifications or requests must be completed during their initial week of employment. This will be in effect until further notice.

  • 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): http://attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/executive/hr/job-application/
  • 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.
Casarino Christman Shalk Ransom & Doss, P.A. (Wilmington, DE)

Civil Litigation Firm located in Wilmington, Delaware - Legal Secretary/Assistant FT w/benefits

Legal experience is a must. Excellent grammar, vocabulary and typing skills required. The ideal candidate will have exceptional organizational and communication skills as well as computer proficiency, particularly with electronic document organization and storage, as well as e-filing experience. Job responsibilities include secretarial and paralegal tasks. Must be proficient with Adobe, Outlook, Excel, and Office 365. Time Matters, TABS preferred.

  • Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files within our case management system; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.
  • Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.
  • Perform job duties independently, demonstrating exceptional organizational, written, and verbal communication skills and attention to detail, a strong ability to interface professionally and confidentially with persons inside and outside of the organization, to prioritize responsibilities and coordinate multiple activities at once, to quickly analyze and resolve specific problems, and to respond appropriately to urgent deadlines.
  • Request records from various institutions in an accurate, effective, and timely manner within specified client deadlines
  • Electronic case filing with the court system.
  • Dictation.
  • Enter time on behalf of assigned timekeepers, process payment requests and coordinate the client billing process

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Pay commensurate with experience.
COVID-19 considerations: All Covid-19 precautions are required.

Jacki Emma
Email cover letter and resumes to: [email protected]

Legal Administrative Assistant - Wilmington, Delaware

Job Description

Faegre Drinker has an opportunity for a Legal Administrative Assistant to work with our Finance & Restructuring practice group in our Wilmington office. You will be part of a dynamic team dedicated to providing a full range of legal administrative support to the assigned timekeepers in alignment with the firm’s core values. This position will work with other talented individuals who share a passion for doing great work in the best interest of our clients. 

What you would do in this job:

• The Legal Administrative Assistant in the Finance & Restructuring group will possess experience and background in supporting timekeepers in preparing necessary financial documentation necessary for client matters; bankruptcy petitions and schedules
• Have background in managing financial and bankruptcy matters including necessary court filing experience as well as processes required under bankruptcy and finance rules
• Maintaining an accurate log of pleadings and orders
• Assist in other aspects of trial preparation
• Preparing and E-Filing pleadings as instructed with the appropriate courts
• Working with cross-office litigation teams as necessary

Position Expectations:

• Ability to problem-solve
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in a virtual environment (e.g., via phone, web/videoconference)
• Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline-orientated environment
• Demonstrated ability to use good judgment in taking initiative while asking for direction or clarification and consulting others, as appropriate
• Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment
• Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation
• Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information
• Ability to maintain stamina throughout a standard workday, on- and off-site
• Ability to maintain regular attendance and work regularly scheduled hours
• Ability to take direction and accept supervision
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations
• Ability to work effectively with co-workers in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Company Benefits:

• Paid time for firm-sponsored volunteer events
• Wellness programming with personalized content and activities
• Professional environment and the opportunity to work with experts at the top of their fields
• Variety of health plan options, as well as dental, vision and 401(k) plans
• Generous paid time off
• Hybrid Work Arrangement

Requirements

Job Requirements: 

• 3+ years of legal administrative experience, with a background in time entry, billing, invoicing and calendar management
• Experience at Am Law 50/100 firms strongly preferred
• Minimum of high school graduation or GED; paralegal certificate or business degree preferred
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)

Company Description

Faegre Drinker is a top 50 firm designed for clients. With more than 1,300 experienced attorneys, consultants and professionals in 22 locations across the United States, United Kingdom and China, we partner with clients ranging from emerging startups to multinational corporations, delivering comprehensive and customized advice to advance their most ambitious business objectives. Our culture is firmly rooted in relentless client focus and mutual trust that empowers collaboration. We are committed to our communities and to building a diverse and inclusive firm that reflects those communities and our clients. Bolstered by our collective history, Faegre Drinker moves boldly into the future, investing in the talent, technology and innovation to continually provide clients with exceptional service, collaborative experiences, innovative approaches and value.

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Paralegal - 3+ Yrs Experience - Health Care - Wilmington, DE

The law offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, a large insurance defense firm, is seeking a full-time Paralegal for its Wilmington, DE office with 3 + years of insurance defense experience. Health Care experience preferred.

Job duties may include:

  • Obtain, review and analyze documents, including medical records and financial records, tax and employment records, or any other relevant information
  • Provide a medical record chronology
  • Prepare for trial by preparing trial notebooks, exhibits, and witness files
  • Compile evidence and supporting information by searching records, discovery documents, transcripts, libraries, and databases
  • Manage files and documents
  • Coordinate with support services and clients, opposing law firms, and courts
  • Manage court docket calendar
  • Generate status reports, logs, and indexes
  • Correspond with clients and opposing law firms
  • Legal research
  • Research and analysis of case issues, including medical research of facts, medical articles, and expert articles.
  • Communication of issues with experts and investigation and analysis of expert qualifications and experience, including prior transcripts, testimony and articles.
  • Perform additional duties as required

Job Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of defense litigation experience.
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or an Associate's degree. Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved program is preferred. 

Marshall Dennehey is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this position.

Firm offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected] for consideration.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V.

Paralegal - 2+ Yrs Experience - Casualty - Wilmington, DE

The law offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, a large insurance defense firm, is seeking a full-time Paralegal for its Wilmington, DE office with 2+ years of insurance defense experience. Casualty experience preferred.

Job duties may include:

  • Obtain, review and analyze documents, including medical records and financial records, tax and employment records, or any other relevant information
  • Provide a medical record chronology
  • Prepare for trial by preparing trial notebooks, exhibits, and witness files
  • Compile evidence and supporting information by searching records, discovery documents, transcripts, libraries, and databases
  • Manage files and documents
  • Coordinate with support services and clients, opposing law firms, and courts
  • Manage court docket calendar
  • Generate status reports, logs, and indexes
  • Correspond with clients and opposing law firms
  • Legal research
  • Research and analysis of case issues, including medical research of facts, medical articles, and expert articles.
  • Communication of issues with experts and investigation and analysis of expert qualifications and experience, including prior transcripts, testimony and articles.
  • Perform additional duties as required

Job Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of defense litigation experience.
  • Casualty experience preferred.
  • Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or an Associate's degree. Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved program is preferred.

Marshall Dennehey is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this position.

Firm offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected] for consideration.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V.

Delaware Department of Justice Job Opening

Opening Date: September 29, 2021
Closing Date: October 18, 2021

Paralegal Civil Division, Health Law Unit, New Castle County

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

This Paralegal provides paralegal support for civil commitment hearings, Lethal Violence Protection Order hearings, and guardianships to Deputy Attorneys General in the Civil Division, Health Law Unit, in New Castle County. This position includes the following specific duties:

  • Screen and prepare the civil commitment paperwork submitted to the Department of Justice by psychiatric facilities; 
  • File completed petitions for civil commitment, and administrative paperwork, with the Superior Court;
  • Maintain electronic and paper civil commitment files for Kent and Sussex Counties;
  • Maintain stats related to civil commitment cases;
  • Attend civil commitment hearings and provide administrative support to the Deputy Attorney General, as needed;
  • Communicate with the Superior Court regarding civil commitment cases;
  • Send out results from the hearings to the relevant psychiatric facilities and community providers;
  • Contact psychiatric facilities, case managers, doctors, Commissioners and court staff to locate respondents and verify information for upcoming hearings;
  • Contact police agencies for any red flags (capiases) that are issued in Kent and Sussex Counties;
  • Prepare petitions for the Guardianship, Adult Abuse Registry (“AAR”), and Lethal Violence Protection Orders (“LVPO”) proceedings;
  • Assist Deputy Attorneys General in responding to third party subpoenas in Federal and State Courts;
  • Communicate with Superior Court and Court of Chancery regarding AAR & LVPO, and Guardianship matters, respectively;
  • Review and prepare legal documents and correspondence;
  • File pleadings in the various State and Federal courts;
  • Assist Deputy Attorneys General in preparing for trials and hearings;
  • Additional duties as may be assigned.

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.

Please Note: As a condition of employment, all employees must certify that they are fully COVID-19 vaccinated by September 30, 2021; or be required to test for COVID-19 on a weekly basis starting on September 30, 2021.  If hired after September 23, 2021, these certifications or requests must be completed during their initial week of employment.  This will be in effect until further notice.

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): http://attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/executive/hr/job-application/

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.

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS September 1-30, 2021 ***
(updated: September 01, 2021)

Real Estate Paralegal Full-Time - Landsdale, PA

Hamburg Rubin Mullin Maxwell & Lupin

Montgomery County law firm seeks Real Estate paralegal to work full time or part time. Commercial and residential real estate experience required, along with familiarity with loan documentation, title insurance, policies, experience in preparation for closings, drafting ability and more.

Send to: [email protected]
Cover letter and transcript
Deadline to apply is 10/7/21

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS August 1-31, 2021 ***
(updated: August 04, 2021)

Immigration Paralegal

Beacon Hill Staffing Group (Philadelphia, PA)

Beacon Hill Legal is seeking qualified legal support candidates for upcoming business immigration paralegal opportunities with firms located in the tri-state area. Qualified candidates will provide general daily support to business immigration law practice groups, assisting with a broad array of tasks, including but not limited to the

  • Assist with, prepare and file employment-based applications (H, L, E, O, P, EB-1 and EB-2 + EB-3 PERM labor certifications);
  • Assist with the coordination and preparation of complex cases, such as O-1/EB-1 petitions and motions to reconsider;
  • Research and assist with the preparation of Responses to Requests for Evidence, Responses to Intent to Deny Notices, etc.

3+ years of professional work experience in business immigration is required. Prior law firm experience strongly preferred. Candidates with prior experience in the above areas are encouraged to apply.

Contact:
Mr. Nick M Defina
[email protected]
Beacon Hill Staffing Group (Philadelphia, PA)
Legal Staffing Consultant
1835 Market St
Suite 725
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
United States

Compliance Manager for Retirement Plan - Lansdale, PA

Date and Hours: Full-time (40 hours), Flexible scheduling

Qualifications
Bachelor Degree from accredited University
JD from accredited Law School preferred, but not required
Paralegal certificate from accredited University
2-3 Years of Retirement Plan Administration experience preferred, but not required

Job Description: The overall role of the Compliance Manager is to keep the qualified retirement plans that we administer in compliance with IRS and Department of Labor regulations.

Send Resume and Cover letter via email to:
Greg Springer, AIF® President, Beon Retirement
[email protected]

Address
Beon Retirement
109 Jenkins Ave
Lansdale, PA 19446

Paralegal - Wilmington, DE

A well-established downtown Wilmington defense law firm seeks a paralegal for its active and growing workers’ compensation department, which consists of 9 lawyers and 9 paralegals who represent major Fortune 500 companies, local businesses, and insurance companies. The candidate will work under the supervision of, and in active collaboration with, the attorney they support.

Fundamental job responsibilities include investigating, tracking, and summarizing past and ongoing medical treatment of injured workers; preparing and organizing cases to ensure compliance with upcoming litigation deadlines; tracking medical bills and expense exhibits; and identifying key substantive issues that may impact the pending litigation. The candidate must be highly organized and should have the ability to synthesize and organize medical files, identify key issues, multi-task, and manage cases in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook is essential to this position. Knowledge of medical terms is preferred, but not required.

Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume, along with salary requirements, through this job posting or to:

Fax: 302-428-3180 Attn: Recruiting

Mail: Attn: Recruiting, PO Box 1630, Wilmington, DE 19899-1630

Founded in 1982, Elzufon Austin & Mondell, P.A. has developed a well-earned reputation for exceptional legal work, quality client service, open communication, and outstanding results in servicing the transactional and litigation needs of its clients.

[email protected]
Vicki Spangler
Elzufon, Austin & Mondell, P.A. (Wilmington, DE)
Fax: 302-428-3180
P.O. Box 1630
Wilmington, Delaware 19899
United States

GOOD LUCK!

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS July 1-31, 2021 ***
(updated: July 26, 2021)

Grants & Compliance Associate Organization: Pennsylvania IOLTA Board
Location: Harrisburg
Posted: July 22, 2021
Close Date: August 6, 2021
Starting Salary Range: $45,000 to $50,000

Note: IOLTA Board employees are not State employees and therefore not participants in the State Employees’ Retirement System..

Job Description

The Pennsylvania IOLTA Board, a not-for-profit organization operating under the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, has an immediate opening for a full-time Grants & Compliance Associate. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for providing professional and technical support to the grants management and compliance management offices, assisting with Board meeting logistics and serving as the back-up for the Program & Administrative Assistant.

The Pennsylvania IOLTA Board provides critical funding to the civil legal aid system in Pennsylvania that benefits low-income people. The Board employs highly motivated, detail oriented, self-directed professionals with a passion for our mission. Our staff culture promotes connection and engagement as well as collaboration where all ideas are welcome and respected.

Duties and Responsibilities

Grants Management Office (45%)
Enter and manage program data in SmartSimple Grants Management Software
Develop and run reports and perform database queries in SmartSimple
Communicate and resolve technical problems with SmartSimple Technical Support
Receive and log grant status reports, audits, budget modification requests, and other grant related documentation
Assemble electronic grant agreements, transmit to grantees, and track status of executed agreements
Prepare and open quarterly status report form and annual grant applications in SmartSimple
Prepare review forms in SmartSimple for internal and external reviewers of grant applications
Export data from SmartSimple to Microsoft Excel and format for ease of readability
Verify sufficiency of attachments to each grant application
Download applications and attachments from SmartSimple to the local drive
Prepare SmartFolders and various grant documents for the Executive Director and Board
Update the website with grant-related due dates and grant awards

Compliance Management Office (45%)
Update IOLTA Management System (IMS) with attorney and bank compliance documentation
Scan and manage correspondence
Field phone calls from attorneys and bank personnel and provide initial guidance
Communicate with other Court Boards regarding non-compliant attorneys and banks
Reconcile data between data management systems
Data entry
Maintain hardcopy files
Generate correspondence

Administrative Support (10%)
Coordinate catering, hotel arrangements, dinner reservations and transportation for quarterly
Board meetings
Distribute expense reimbursement forms after each meeting
Coordinate grantee attendance at Board meetings
Compile materials for Board meeting
Update Board and staff listing for Board meetings
Maintain conflict of interest records
Coordinate ID badges for new Board members and term renewals
Serve as the back-up for updating the website

Serve as the back-up for the Program & Administrative Assistant, which includes, but is not limited to: data entry, fielding phone calls, processing pro hac vice applications and fees, processing donations, logging and distributing mail, logging cash receipts, taking deposits to the bank, generating correspondence, inventorying and ordering office supplies, and taking minutes at Board meetings.

Experience

Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent, related experience; 3-5 years ofexperience working in a professional office environment; extensive front-end database management experience, including querying and report development; strong organizational and administrative skills; ability to multi-task and manage simultaneous projects and deadlines; confidence and ability to communicate effectively with lawyers and bank personnel; a strong sense of professionalism and poise; strong computer and communication skills; and, a positive attitude. Candidates must be self-motivated, accountable and willing to handle mundane, repetitive tasks as well as broader, more challenging projects.

Microsoft Office 360 expertise, especially Excel, is a must. Experience with SmartSimple Grants Management software or another grants management software tool is a plus. Helpful to have a working knowledge of HTML and WordPress.

A demonstrated commitment to the IOLTA Board’s mission of serving the civil legal needs of low-income Pennsylvanians is required.

Individuals with paralegal experience or experience providing professional support in a law firm will be strong candidates.

Special Notes

Background check required. Candidates called for an interview will be required to take a computer skills test on-site.

Due to the annual grants calendar, time off will be restricted in December and January.

Expected travel is 0 - 10%.

Employees must complete at least six (6) calendar months of continuous employment before a flexible schedule, including remote work, will be considered. An employee must demonstrate specific attributes, including, but not limited to, reliability, self-discipline and ability to self manage assigned tasks, effective communication, strong time management, organizational and technological skills, in order to be eligible for remote work. Requests for a flexible work schedule, including remote work, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Benefits

The Pennsylvania IOLTA Board offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, parking, vacation, sick, personal and holiday paid time off.

To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Corporate Governance and Commercial Paralegal (Full-Time) - Wilmington DE

Beacon Hill Legal is actively staffing for a temp-to-perm corporate paralegal position with a client based out of Wilmington, DE. The paralegal will assist with preparation of board and committee materials as needed, and will also provide support on various commercial matters, including financial filings (such as proxy, registration statements and finance filings), as well as assist with preparing and maintaining governance-related policies and procedures.

Candidates will come with 3+ years of previous paralegal support experience, including substantial involvement with in-house and/or law firm corporate transactional, governance or finance matters. Prior experience with drafting minutes, resolutions, consents, governing documents and certificates is required.

Mr. Nick M Defina

[email protected]

Beacon Hill Staffing Group (Philadelphia, PA)

Legal

Legal Staffing Consultant

1835 Market St

Suite 725

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

United States

Paralegal - Wilmington, DE

Smith, Katzenstein & Jenkins LLP is seeking an experienced paralegal to join the team in our Wilmington, DE office.  Duties will include all facets of case management on litigation matters, with an emphasis on IP litigation.  The ideal candidate must be organized, detail oriented, capable of working on multiple tasks and demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and computer skills.  Hours are Monday through Friday 9:30 to 6:00.  Overtime availability is required.  We are currently working a hybrid schedule but anticipate returning to the office fully in September.  Those working in the office are required to be vaccinated for COVID 19. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Coordination and management of calendars, email, contact information, tasks or similar communications activities utilizing Outlook

Initial drafting of documents

Proofreading documents for grammatical, spelling and formatting errors

Revising documents

Filing of pleadings with State and Federal courts, experience in District and Chancery Courts preferred

Logistical arrangements for depositions and meetings

Coordination of phone calls, voice mail messages and conference calls

Competencies

Monitors, proofreads and takes ownership of work product for accuracy

Legal research and cite checking ability

Ability to apply organizing strategies to ensure projects are appropriately prioritized and resources are used effectively and efficiently, and performs independently with little supervision

Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands in a fast-paced environment

Ability to work in collaboration with a group

Effective written and verbal communication

Demonstrates excellent grammatical and proofreading skills

Keeps client and firm information confidential at all times; understands and implements general rules of ethical behavior applicable to legal personnel

Proactively demonstrates effective teamwork and communication with team members

Prioritizes and anticipates work needs

Works well under occasional periods of pressure and short deadlines

Strong knowledge of computer operations, word processing software, Microsoft products and office technology, File and ServExpress/PACER 

Interested applicants should send cover letter/resume to Susan Holton, Office Administrator at [email protected] 

Smith, Katzenstein & Jenkins LLP (Wilmington, DE)

Office Administrator

Fax: 302 652 8405

The Brandywine Building

1000 West Street

Suite 1501

Wilmington, Delaware 19801

United States

Deadline to apply 8/16/21

Temporary Legal Receptionist - Wilmington, DE
Beacon Hill Legal is actively seeking qualified legal support candidates for a full-time temporary legal receptionist/assistant position, working on-site at a Wilmington-based law firm. The candidate will be performing traditional receptionist duties as well as manage and stock the office supplies and kitchen and other general office services tasks. Other responsibilities include answering phones/directing calls, greeting attorneys, staff, and any clients who visit offices on-site.

This temporary assignment is slated to last approximately three weeks. Ideal candidates will have prior law firm support experience.

Please send resumes to [email protected].

Contact:
Mr. Nick M Defina
Beacon Hill Staffing Group (Philadelphia, PA)
Legal
Legal Staffing Consultant
1835 Market St
Suite 725
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
United States

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

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: https://grnh.se/ee190eac1us
Deadline to apply: 6/17/21
Practice area: Finance

Contact:
SCM Recruiter
Stevens Capital Management LP
Recruiter
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.

Contact:
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.

Contact:
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!

DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE JOB OPENING

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): http://attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/executive/hr/job-application/

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.

DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE JOB OPENING

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): http://attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/executive/hr/job-application/

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.

Responsibilities:
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

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

From:

David M. Thomas, Esq.
150 E. Swedesford Road
Suite 102
Wayne, PA 19087
(610)-975-9737
(610)-975-0826 fax
www.collectlawllc.com

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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