Current employment opportunities in the Central PA area.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

The Office of Chief Counsel for the Pennsylvania Treasury Department, based in Harrisburg, is hiring to fill an entry-level Attorney I position.  An employee in this job performs legal research confined to one or a few fields. Work initially involves spending much of the time learning the techniques and requirements of governmental legal practice in the assigned areas. As the employee becomes more experienced in the work, assigned legal tasks of a routine nature are completed with minimum supervision.  Minimum qualifications: Graduation from an accredited school of law and certificate of admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania OR completion of all preparatory steps and application to become a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.  For the full online job posting visit https://www.indeed.com.

Real Estate Attorney – Barley Snyder, a regional law firm of 90+ attorneys with five offices in southcentral Pennsylvania, has an excellent opportunity for an attorney in our Real Estate Practice Group. We are looking for an attorney with 3-6 years of experience, with an entrepreneurial spirit who is interested in developing a diverse real estate practice with immediate, significant client contact. We are seeking a self-starter with strong analytical and writing skills, strong academic credentials and excellent work ethic. In return, we’ll provide you with tremendous growth opportunities at one of the biggest law firms in the region. The commitment to live and be involved in one of our larger geographical communities (preference is Lancaster County) is required. A candidate with ties to the central Pennsylvania community is preferred. Barley Snyder is a well-established, full service law firm with a commitment to and partnership with our clients. Our Practice Excellence® initiative is an ongoing effort by everyone in our firm to constantly increase our capacity to provide excellent service, professional quality and outstanding value to our clients and this initiative has been recognized in several recent legal publications.  We offer a collegial working environment and competitive salary and benefits package.  Send resume and salary requirements to hr@barley.com EOE

ATTORNEY – ASSISTANT COUNTY SOLICITOR – The County of Berks is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant County Solicitor for representation of Berks County in Children & Youth Services matters.  Position requires a JD degree and admission to the PA Bar, and related experience preferred but not rquired. For a detailed job description and application, please visit the “Employment Opportunities” page at www.co.berks.pa.us.   The County offers an exceptional benefits package including a comprehensive healthcare package, County pension, life insurance, and thirteen paid holidays.  Resumes are accepted along with a completed County application. Applications should be submitted to: County of Berks HR Dept., 633 Court Street, 8th Fl., Reading, PA 19601 or hr@countyofberks.com.  E.O.E.M/F/D/V

PARALEGAL –  Downtown Lancaster defense firm seeking Paralegal experienced in Employment and Workers Compensation.  Self-starter with excellent communication and organizational skills required.  Competitive compensation and benefits.  Forward cover letter and resume to: Lancaster Bar Association, Box A, Lancaster, PA  17602.

RECEPTIONIST/LEGAL SECRETARY –  Downtown Lancaster defense firm seeking experienced front desk receptionist/legal secretary; professional telephone manners a must.     Individual will also be responsible for performing various front desk duties including but not limited to filing, handling and re-directing mail, and assuming other administrative responsibilities.  Competitive compensation and benefits.   Forward cover letter and resume to: Lancaster Bar Association, Box B, Lancaster, PA  17602.

Paralegal – Eastern Lancaster County law firm seeking paralegal with experience in the field of estate administration. Experience with Lackner is preferred.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and abilities.  Please send resume and salary requirements to rebecca@newholland.law

REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY (Transactional) Start the New Year practicing law at one of the Best Places to Work in PA!  McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, a Central PA based law firm with over 130 attorneys in 7 offices, is recruiting a senior associate attorney with at least five years of transactional experience to join our sophisticated Real Estate practice group in the Harrisburg, PA office. Skills:  5+ years transactional real estate experience, Excellent business acumen and motivation to learn, Strong analytical and pragmatic problem-solving skills, Strong research and writing skills, Strong verbal and written communication skills, Excellent academic and employment credentials, License to practice in Pennsylvania.  We offer a competitive salary, a broad range of benefits, and a team approach to practicing law. Please forward cover letter and resume to:  Kathi J. Lipinsky, Recruiting Coordinator, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC, P.O. Box 1166, Harrisburg, PA  17108-1166, klipinsky@mcneeslaw.com, www.mcneeslaw.com.

Fowler Hirtzel McNulty & Spaulding, LLP, a fast growing civil defense litigation firm is seeking an Associate Attorney in its Lancaster, PA office with 3-6 years’ experience in general insurance defense. Position requires excellent writing and communication skills with a strong academic background. Pennsylvania Bar Admission required. Our firm provides excellent compensation, benefits, and a collegial work environment. Please send cover letters, resumes, and writing samples to: jlynam@fhmslaw.com

Lancaster litigation firm seeks experienced legal assistant for fast-paced practice. Must be very professional, have excellent computer skillsfast typing skills, ability to multi-task and work under frequent deadlines.  Must currently reside in Lancaster Co., Minimum 3 yrs experience at strong law firm.  Duties include: heavy transcription, prepare filings and legal documentsattorney schedules, filing, phones, etc. Benefits, 401K. Email resume rwoolford@woolfordlaw.com

Paralegal/Program Assistant: Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center’s Immigrant Survivors Project work. JOB PURPOSE AND ACTIVITIES: Support ISP legal staff in all areas of client legal,  schedule client intakes and appointments, handle telephone calls from the community and clients, screening potential clients, and making follow-up calls to prospective and current clients, assist ISP staff with preparation of case application packets, including overseeing translation of documents, reviewing and organizing client documents, coordinating interpretation vendors, and submitting background checks for clients. Other tasks as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred;  Fluency in written and oral Spanish required  See http://pirclaw.org/about_us/careers for more information.

Growing Family and Elder Law Firm is seeking a Part-Time (20 – 25 hours per week) Attorney to become a part of our team in Lancaster City with some travel to York, Reading, Lebanon when needed. Ideal candidate has 2+ years of litigation experience and is a self-starter. Opportunity for growth into full time position. Please send resume with cover letter to mem574@hotmail.com.  For immediate consideration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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