Current employment opportunities in the Central PA area.

Elder Law and Estate Planning Paralegal  Gibbel Kraybill & Hess LLP is adding to its growing Long-Term Care Planning practice by seeking a full-time Elder Law/Estate Planning Paralegal to work in the areas of long-term care and estate planning, Medicaid, guardianships, and special needs planning.  Prior legal experience is preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate will enjoy working with the aging population; be detail-oriented; and possess strong communication and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.  Send resume with references to gkhlaw@gkh.com.

Lobar Inc., a York County based General Contractor, which performs primarily public work in the hard-bid market throughout Pennsylvania and beyond, is seeking applicants to fill a General Counsel position.  Qualified applicants should be admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, and should have experience in construction law and state and federal contracting.  Corporate in-house General Counsel experience would be a plus, but is not required.  The position will require interpretation of construction contracts and trade subcontracts; knowledge and experience with business and construction-related insurance; understanding of construction claims and dispute resolution processes, public works bonds; and general Pennsylvania corporate practice.  Responsibilities will include supervision of outside counsel in litigation and arbitration of complex construction disputes and claims, and response to discovery requests in connection with litigation and arbitration.  Must have the ability to work independently and have excellent communication skills to interact with and advise all levels of corporate and project management on a wide range of legal matters.  Must be able to establish, review, and maintain corporate legal policies and procedures, and review and advise all functions on the legal aspects of other areas of corporate policy and procedure.  Salary is negotiable and will be based on experience.  Please send cover letter and resume to Lobar, Inc. Attention:  Human Resources, P.O. Box 50, One Old Mill Road, Dillsburg, PA  17019 or via our website at www.lobar.com.  No phone calls please.  EOE M/F/Vet/Disability.

Lancaster County Office of the Public Defender seeks a PA Bar-admitted attorney who is committed to providing professional, competent legal representation to indigent adults charged with crime and to children in delinquency proceedings.  The ideal candidate will possess excellent advocacy, organizational and interpersonal skills.  Candidate must have strong initiative and ability to multi-task.  Practice will include appearances in magisterial district court, court of common pleas, and Pennsylvania appellate courts. Interested candidates should submit a completed, signed Lancaster County Application for Employment, along with cover letter and resume, directly to County of Lancaster Human Resources at 150 N. Queen St., Suite 312, Lancaster, PA 17603.  The application can be hand delivered, or sent using the U.S. postal system, facsimile (FAX: 717-293-7269) or e-mail (HumanResources@co.lancaster.pa.us).  All applications will be accepted that have a U.S. postmark or electronic date stamp on or before May 27, 2016.

Associate Attorney – Full Time   Small Lancaster area law firm seeks full time attorney with 2-5 years of experience to handle insurance defense litigation cases. Experience in the field of insurance defense litigation is preferred, but not required. The candidate should have excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills, and a strong work ethic.  The firm is committed to providing outstanding legal representation, and maintaining an excellent relationship with its clients. The firm offers a competitive benefits package, and compensation is commensurate with experience. To apply, send resume with salary requirements to Lancaster Bar Association, Box B, 28 East Orange Street, Lancaster, PA  17602.

Lancaster Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service Coordinator  Part-time position (8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) handling call-in clients for Lawyer Referral Service.  Prior law office experience screening clients required.  Submit résumé and cover letter to evelyn.albert@lancasterbar.org by May 31, 2016.

Kinsley Construction, Inc., a well-known and established leader in the construction industry, is seeking a full-time, in-house real estate attorney with 3-5 years of experience.  The ideal candidate should have experience with preparation and review of various real estate documents including leases, purchase and sale agreements, operating agreements, partnership agreements, waiver agreements, loan agreements, development agreements, commission agreements, property management agreements, easement agreements, title reports, condominium association documents, and business park association documents.  Must have experience in obtaining and executing judgments in landlord/tenant matters and be knowledgeable of current lien laws. Must be comfortable reviewing and negotiating various agreements. Applicants without any commercial real estate experience will not be considered. Must be licensed to practice in PA or MD.  Please send resume and salary requirements to cyoung@rkinsley.com.   Compensation commensurate with experience.  We offer a competitive benefits package and an excellent working environment, with healthy work/life balance.

Established Lebanon County law firm with diverse practice is seeking a qualified lateral attorney with 3 or more years of public sector and private sector labor and employment law experience, and litigation experience, to join our firm. Our attorneys are committed to community involvement and leadership while providing exceptional legal representation. Subject to background check.  Qualified candidates should submit a confidential cover letter, resume, and salary requirements for consideration to: Office Manager, 1601 Cornwall Road, Lebanon PA 17042.  NO PHONE CALLS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Litigation Legal Assistant needed for growing Lancaster healthcare litigation law firm. Required Skills and Qualifications:  Minimum of 3 years litigation experience, well-organized, team player, able to work independently in a fast paced environment, excellent interpersonal, time management, and communication skills, attention to detail, dependability, confidentiality, positive attitude and good work ethic, experience with Microsoft Office Suite, experience with CLIO and Uptime Legal preferred. Responsibilities include:  Establishing and organizing files, filing all paperwork correctly in a timely manner, locating items from files upon request, documenting actions and billable time, inputting information into case management software, scheduling and confirming depositions, meetings, calls and court dates, filing and serving legal documents via electronic and paper methods, drafting, revising, proofing and finalizing correspondence and other documents, maintaining calendars and schedules for multiple attorneys, making travel arrangements, answering multi-line phone system, greeting guests and making them feel welcome, other duties as assigned.  Please submit all resumes to Mary Schmidt @ mschmidt@walzgroupcpa.com.

Executive Director  The Lancaster Bar Association is seeking an Executive Director to lead its day to day operations. This organization has approximately 700 members, a $1 million annual operating budget, four-person staff and a partnership with the Lancaster Bar Foundation. Duties include planning and organizing the organization’s programs and services, growing and retaining membership, management and leadership of staff, budgeting and coordinating board activities.  The Executive Director reports to the Lancaster Bar Association’s Board of Directors and is expected to represent the Association locally, regionally and nationally.  In addition, he or she will be responsible to assist the officers of the Lancaster Bar Foundation with the organization’s mission and operations.  Qualifications – Required: Excellent interpersonal, organizational, leadership and communication skills, Collaborative working style, An undergraduate degree, Minimum of seven years’ experience in an executive management position, Demonstrated ability to develop and operate a $1 million annual budget Preferred:  A juris doctor or master’s degree, At least 10 years in an executive or nonprofit management position, preferably as an Executive Director, Experience with a voluntary member-based association with demonstrated success in membership satisfaction, retention and customer service, Knowledge of the legal profession and the issues facing it, Strong marketing / membership development skills.  Salary & Benefits – Excellent benefits and a salary commensurate with experience are available.  To Apply – Please send a resume, 2 to 3 business references and salary requirements to lancasterbarexecsearch@gmail.com by May 31, 2016.  EOE

Associate Attorney – Part Time  Small Lancaster area law firm seeks part time attorney, for long term employment.  Litigation experience preferred.  Wages commensurate with experience.  Send resume to Lancaster Bar Association, 28 East Orange Street, Box A, Lancaster, PA 17602.

 

POSITIONS WANTED

Legal Secretary/Assistant with 17 1/2 years (primary) experience in Education Law with minor experience in Family Law, Civil Litigation, and Real Estate/Business Law.  Available to start immediately.  Resume is on file at the Lancaster Bar Association or available by e-mail.  Contact Vicki at (717) 606-4484 or vickijbrill@gmail.com

Paralegal/Legal Assistant with 20 years experience in criminal, family law, estate planning , estate administration, business and personal injury seeking fulltime position.  Experience with Microsoft Office, Timeslips, Lackner, Quickbooks and Amicus.  Resume on file at the Lancaster Bar Association or available by email.  Contact Phyllis at 717-405-8408 or pbireley@gmail.com.

 

Continuing Legal Education

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