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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, 2023 ***
(updated: May 22, 2023)

Paralegal - Non-exempt Position

At Becket & Lee, LLP, our legal team is a driving force behind our continued success. We’re in search of a paralegal to join our team. The ideal candidate should have strong writing skills and experience in drafting letters and pleadings. A working knowledge of current Bankruptcy Law is preferred, but not required.

Key Responsibilities may include, but would not limited to:

  • Provide case-specific assistance on a wide range of assignments related to bankruptcy matters, and assist other paralegals and attorneys when necessary to meet firm needs.
  • Draft legal correspondence, including letters, motions, case-specific reports, preparation of appendices and exhibits, evaluation and maintaining electronic files.
  • Locate, evaluate, and compile relevant resources and documentation to support pleadings/arguments.
  • Analyze banking and other business records.
  • Review of mail, plans, dockets, etc.
  • Research and investigating the facts of cases and identifying appropriate laws, judicial decisions, legal articles, and other materials that are relevant to each case.
  • Draft, revise, and finalize filings, and assist with their submission to appropriate entities.
  • Communicate client and with local counsel.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree, or experience in bankruptcy matters
  • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent judgment and demonstrated discretion handling confidential information
  • Proficiency working in the MS Office Suite (Excel, Outlook and Word)
  • Proven ability to work in a highly dynamic environment and handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Strong ability to work efficiently and effectively with time-sensitive materials

Onsite position. Credit/Criminal check and Drug Screen required.

Excellent benefits package including medical, dental and 401(k).

Please send resume with salary requirements to:

Anthony Adami
Becket & Lee, LLP
16 General Warren Blvd
Malvern, PA 19355
[email protected]

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, a large Delaware law firm with its headquarters in the heart of Wilmington on Rodney Square, is seeking an experienced Commercial Real Estate Paralegal to work with attorneys on a wide variety of commercial real estate matters, including those related to commercial financing and conveyancing.

This is a non-exempt, full-time position with flexibility as to the exact schedule.

Candidates should possess excellent drafting/writing skills, strong technology skills, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, and superior attention to detail.

Please visit for a comprehensive job description.


  • Previous commercial real estate paralegal experience preferred
  • A college degree is required.
  • Demonstrated drafting/writing skills and ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and verbally
  • Strong technology skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; to work as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Superior attention to detail; organization skills; flexibility and dependability; desire to learn and self-motivation

At Young Conaway, you will find a beautiful facility in the heart of Rodney Square; and a dynamic and friendly professional environment with ample opportunity for experience, development and growth.

We offer competitive compensation commensurate with skill level and experience; excellent comprehensive benefits package, including immediate coverage under our medical, dental & vision plans, parking/commuting allowance, 401K plan and generous paid time off; and exceptional opportunities for training, experience, growth, and advancement.

To apply for the position, please submit your resume, writing sample and cover letter with your salary expectations (required) to [email protected].

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS February 1-28, 2023 ***
(updated: February 20, 2023)

Litigation Administrative Assistant

Morris James LLP seeks an experienced Litigation Administrative Assistant to join its busy Corporate/CommercialLitigation Practice Group in its Wilmington office located at 500 Delaware Ave. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years of litigation and e-filing experience & must be a driven, detail-oriented self-starter who can work in a fast pace environment handling a high volume of work. This position requires an applicant to have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 products and proficient word processing skill is essential.

The scheduled hours for this full-time position are 9:00 a.m.- 5:30 pm, Monday-Friday, with some occasional overtime. This is a non-exempt position. Salary commensurate with experience.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepare/format/edit/proofread legal documents, correspondence, memoranda, etc.
  • Handle electronic filings via File&ServExpress, CM/ECF
  • Respond to client phone calls and emails
  • Enter attorneys' time and process billing (Familiarity with Aderant Expert is a plus)
  • Properly file documents into the electronic management system
  • Prepare conflicts of interest requests
  • Open and close files
  • Assist with overflow work when schedule/workload permits
  • Manage all client files with discretion and confidentiality
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned


  • Strong client-service-centered approach and positive attitude with a commitment to excellence
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain confidential information
  • Ability to exercise initiative and good judgment to work independently as appropriate and as a member of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a diverse group of clients & professionals in person, by email, and by telephone to provide information with tact and diplomacy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented self-starter with an ability to organize and prioritize numerous projec ts/tasks and balance competing deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


  • Minimum of 5 years of litigation and e-filing experience as a Litigation Administrative Assistant;
  • Must possess strong word processing skills with proficiency in Microsoft 365 products (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Familiarity with Worksite/iManage or similar document management system
  • Flexibility to work overtime on an as-needed basis to meet deadlines

Morris James LLP is a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with a commitment to excellence receive the opportunity and support they need to be effective and grow as professionals. If you enjoy working as a team member and possess initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be a great fit for this position. In addition to providing an excellent work environment, we offer a competitive salary, medical/dental insurance, a 401(k), life/long-term disability/long-term care insurance, paid vacation/sick/holiday days, and more.

Qualified applicants must submit resume and cover letter plus salary requirements & references to [email protected] or fax to 302-571-1750.

Paralegal - Southampton, PA

Full or part-time paralegal needed for busy Southampton law practice.

20 hours/week; 9:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Proficient in word, excel, outlook, and in the best case, bankruptcy. Familiar with data entry for bankruptcy and pleadings for family cases, custody and divorce.  

E-mail resume and cover letter to:

Tova Weiss, Esq.
Law Offices of Blitshtein & Weiss, P.C.648 Second Street Pike
Southampton, PA 18966

at [email protected]

Legal Accounting Assistant and Estate Paralegal - Media, PA

Legal Accounting assistant and estate paralegal Part-time Quickbooks and Estate Inheritance Tax filing experience. Salary based on experience. Please send resume to [email protected].

Widener University Delaware Law School makes no attempt to check the validity and accuracy of job listings. The job opportunities shown on this website are compiled based on a variety of resources. Given that situations change rapidly in the marketplace, we do not and cannot guarantee that openings listed through this site will still exist, as posted, at the time of inquiry.

Widener University Delaware Law School makes no representation or guarantee about positions listed and is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions or other aspects of employment. It is each individual’s responsibility to thoroughly research the integrity of each organization to which he or she is applying. As with any job posting/public forum, the applicant should take all care and caution and exercise due diligence when applying for or accepting any position.