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

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

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS October 1-31, 2019 ***
(updated: October 1, 2019)

FULL TIME PARALEGAL - Bensalem, PA

Specialized employment Law Firm seeks full time litigation paralegal.  This individual will be expected to assist in all aspects of litigation and should have at least one (1) year of experience as a paralegal or a degree in paralegal studies.  This individual should also have previous experience doing receptionist work, including answering phones, drafting correspondence, and scheduling. 

Looking for someone with an eye for detail and a strong skill in proof-reading. This individual should be a self-starter with little need for constant direction and supervision.  

Employment law experience is not a prerequisite but one year as a paralegal in some capacity is preferred.  Resumes can be sent to [email protected].

Holly C. Frey, Esq.
Karpf, Karpf & Cerutti, P.C.
3331 Street Road
Two Greenwood Square
Suite 128
Bensalem, PA 19020
(215) 639-0801 phone
(215) 639-4970 fax
www.karpf-law.com

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS September 1-30, 2019 ***
(updated: September 27, 2019)

Paralegal - Delaware Department of Justice

Fraud & Consumer Protection Division, New Castle County
Opening Date: September 25, 2019
Closing Date: Until filled

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, 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.  The Paralegal should possess familiarity with both civil and criminal procedures and local rules.  The position also requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Justware (or other case management program), DELJIS, File & ServeXpress, Westlaw, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Relativity (or another document review platform).  An ideal candidate will also 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.

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:

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

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

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

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

A Bachelor’s degree AND one year of law school

Internal 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.

Paralegal for Real Estate and Finance Department - Philadelphia Office
Full time

Real estate and finance paralegal with substantial experience in commercial real estate and finance transactions, including reviewing and analyzing due diligence, surveys and title commitments; preparing loan and closing documents; coordinating document execution and closing deliverables; preparing leases; forming corporate entities; and addressing post-closing matters.

Lee Moylan, Hiring Partner [email protected]

Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP 1835 Market Street Suite 1400 Philadelphia, PA 19103

Documents required: Resume, Cover Letter, Transcript, Writing Sample

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Although the flyer says full-time availability, it is open to part-time availability. This would be a great opportunity for anyone who is an evening program student and is available to work full-time during the day. Additionally, feel feel to share this information with the paralegal certificate students.

Paralegal-1-3 Years Experience- Insurance Defense- Wilmington, DE

The law firm of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin seeks a full-time Paralegal for the firm's Wilmington, DE office with 1- 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:

1- 3 years experience in Insurance Defense.
Applicants must have a Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved program, a Bachelors degree or an Associate's degree.

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin 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.

PART-TIME PARALEGAL

Law Office of Leo J. Boyle
5197 W. Woodmill Drive, Suite 26
Wilmington, DE
302-994-1300
Fax: 302·994·6944
[email protected]

Solo Practitioner with General Civil, Personal Injury/Workers Compensation, Wills & Estates, and Driving Under the Influence practice seeks a second year day student or third/fourth year evening student, for legal research and support work, one to two days per week.

QUALIFICATIONS: Good research and writing skills

RESUME RECEIPT:  Email 
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Ongoing
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample 

 

*** CURRENT JOB POSTINGS August 1-31, 2019 ***
(updated: August 28, 2019)

Delaware Department of Justice Paralegal - Fraud & Consumer Protection Division, New Castle County

Opening Date: August 22, 2019
Closing Date: September 6, 2019

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, 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.  The Paralegal should possess familiarity with both civil and criminal procedures and local rules.  The position also requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Justware (or other case management program), DELJIS, File & ServeXpress, Westlaw, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Relativity (or another document review platform).  An ideal candidate will also 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.

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

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

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

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

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

A Bachelor’s degree AND one year of law school

Internal 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.

Bilingual (English and Spanish) Full-Time Paralegal

DCRAC Law, a non-profit fee for service legal practice seeking to meet the justice gap, launched on July 1, 2019.

We are in search of a reliable and proactive Paralegal who relishes a job allowing the exercise of independent judgment in all aspects of legal representation, including: client intake and development, implementation of creative investigation techniques through formal and informal discovery, advocacy before governmental bodies, adept at skilled communication with all colleagues on case status, and public outreach for clients and resources.

The Paralegal will have an immediate and lasting impact on our operations, guiding us toward positive outcomes. The Paralegal who has the ability to self-organize work assignments, multitask when circumstances dictate, adapt daily schedule on short notice to meet office needs and exigencies will find day-to-day activities both rewarding and challenging.

Objective for this role

• Law Office Administration

• Client Relations

• Legal Research and Presentations

• Drafting Legal Documents

• Database & Reports

Skills and Qualifications

Proven ability to maintain organized files and databases

Excellent judgment and demonstrated discretion handling confidential information

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

Willing to travel statewide

Prepared to work some evenings and weekends

Delaware driver’s license

Two year associates degree or verifiable work experience of a comparable nature

Interested candidates may send their cover letter and resume to [email protected].

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